Short Fiction

Or We'll Burn This Town Down

Ferdison Cayetano

Fermin Tobera's grandfather was killed by the Americans. Now Fermin is in their country. He is in California. He is there to farm cabbages.
The Americans will kill him, too.
But he... [+]

Short Fiction

Typically, But Not Always

Taylor Yamaguchi

Kepler sighed as he sat down at his desk. In the distance, he could hear the bell signaling the departure of the field research ships from the space station. An image of himself in the royal blue of... [+]

Short Fiction

Where is home?

Joo Young Ok

a. the house you grew up in
When you close your eyes, the images, sounds, smells, all come flooding back.
It’s been years, but you can still transport yourself in an instant, across time... [+]

Short Fiction

Two Halves Make A Home

Sasha Wai

“It’s important to remove the foam,” Natasha said. She lifted her cooking spoon to reveal juicy pieces of salmon underneath a pot of boiling water. 
“I know Mama,” Masha replied in... [+]

Short Fiction

Radio Silence

Clara Nox

When I was a kid, I tracked the passing of time by the radio programs. The rise and fall of the sun had no meaning to me: the day began when the morning news programs reported crashes on the... [+]

Short Fiction

Foreign

Veronica Mantha

Curtis died eleven days ago. Farrah died eight days ago. Leah died six days ago. Harry died three days ago. Jerome died yesterday. I was the last, I was next. 
I slide down the embankment to... [+]

Short Fiction

the warmth of the stars

Kate Lucas

 “You’re freezing.” Her hand flies out to catch mine, transferring its warmth to my tingling fingers as we huddle together at the top of the hill, a carpet of dark grass sprawled out beneath... [+]