The Observer

Short Stories Volume 5: The Observer By Randal O’Wain My cell phone rings as I hammer your mother’s bone china with a meat tenderizer. The collection she mailed from Dalton two Christmas’ ago. A grid-like pattern forms in the breaks of each blue and white dish....

Three shorts from The Zoo, a Going.

Short Stories Volume 4: 3 shorts from The Zoo, a Going By JA Tyler The Octopus >> from The Zoo, a Going (forthcoming from Dzanc Books, fall 2013) Sucking in and out, the eight legs of this octopus go, making the octopus swim. Octopussy my dad says, and then...

Shark Eyes

Short Stories Volume 3: Shark Eyes By Ross Hargreaves She called the day I broke my arm. I’d finished a long shift at CheapFoods, grabbed my phone out of my locker and under missed calls was her name. Shannon. No message. The last time we’d talked was six months ago...

Siblings

Short Stories Volume 1: Siblings By Dane Bahr See him there. His pale face. His white gown. In that room reserved for the ones acquainted with mindless violence, strange convictions. His face drugged, the face of a father barely alive. This will be the last visage of...