Category - Fiction

Andréa Raymond Fiction Literature

Nebula

Andréa Raymond   ith studied slowness, Danny pulls our beat-up white van into the parking lot of Cullards’s Diner, another dubious stop on the Folk Music festival circuit taking us through California. Poor Danny. He’s a gay man, a kick-ass bassist, and the only member of our band, Nebula...

Fiction Literature Sarah Thankam Mathews

Edibles

Sarah Thankam Mathews   ic wants to make brownies but first needs a smoke. You stare up at the bright cliffs of books lining her walls. The ones she’s written aren’t displayed prominently; they’re shoved off into corners or placed upside down. On one of the shelves is a gilt-framed...

Fiction Literature Suzette Mayr

Pencil Head

Suzette Mayr   This story is an excerpt from “Five Floors of Basement” (working title), a quasi-haunted-house novel that centres on a university professor named Edith who works at the fictional University of Inivea. Her office is in Crawley Hall, a building that produces...

Ambika Thompson Fiction Literature

Are You Jesus?

Ambika Thompson   was making an egg salad sandwich when Charlie called over. I told him, before he could get a word in edgewise, that I had lost a tooth in an egg salad sandwich when I was six and I never found it, and my parents didn’t give me any money under my pillow because I had...

Christine Higdon Fiction Literature

Promoted to Glory

Christine Higdon   omorrow, I’ll be the same age he was when he died. He was ten days short of seeing the first man on the moon. We six were abruptly short a father. Town was short a good neighbour, and the world was short a man who—true Salvation Army style—regularly brought street...

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