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Short Fiction

Comfort

Zachary Kellian

The kitten-shaped egg timer on the corner of the mattress beeps and they switch positions. Now she is cradling him. His head rests on her slender left arm; her right arm she drapes around his waist... [+]

Short Fiction

Laura's Reflection

Simone Martel

Laura balanced on a stool beneath the skylight, the sun’s warm pressure on her back. “Am I okay?” she asked her father.
“You’ll do.” He winked at her over the easel.
Downstairs, the... [+]

Short Fiction

Disappearing Acts

Erin Kirsh

When she left, Anita took Mom’s valise, the round one with the wooden handle from Eaton’s department store. Mom was furious. She’d had it on hold at the store for weeks while she earned enough... [+]

Short Fiction

Inheritance

Susannah Cate

Joan feels remorse for having hated her toes most of her life. She inherited them from her grandmother, who had hated them too. Her grandmother had cried at the swimming pool on Joan's 11th birthday... [+]