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Jamal H. Goodwin Jr.

Jamal H. Goodwin Jr. is an undergraduate English major at Temple University. While he finds plot and character enjoyable, he believes the potency of a story is indicated by its prose. Find more of him at

Short Fiction

Parts of You

In the dining room, on the sofa of its alcove, that nook in the wall, you sit, Jamil, your legs crossed, your back arched—catching moonlight; again, you are thinking of me.
“Beatrice,”... [+]

Short Fiction

Slips Away

His wrists were curled onto the banister. They were weightless, a draped towel. The fluff of his palms connected with the cold metal. Despite this, hot sweat still formed on his fingertips. The... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story