STORY INDEX


ISSUE 19: SEPTEMBER 2018 (14 Stories)
Call St. Mary’s – Lila Rabinovich
Visiting – A. Poythress
Peepers – Stephanie Cotsirilos
The Crab Catcher – Andrew Hughes
Come As You Are – KJ Hannah Greenberg
Cannibal Logic – Donald Zagardo
The Skirt – Susan Margaret Scott
Paralyzed – Fernando Meisenhalter
Under Control – Claire Faugeroux
A Wanted Woman – Paul Beckman
Blue Matrimonio Mojito – Robert Wexelblatt
Come Back, Sheila – B. L. Makiefsky
WAITING FOR HIM – Thomas Genevieve
Thursday Morning – Hillary Jo Foreman


ISSUE 18: JUNE 2018 (15 Stories)
The Wild Birds – Karen Schauber
SOUL OF A BUSKER – Hákon Gunnarsson
Dueling Guitarists – David Evan Krebs
Alchemy – Annie Dawid
A Beginning of Sorts – Sean Murphy
But A Dream – Claire Morgan-Heredia
Man Under – Hannah Stevens
New Day Starting – Brianne Agnizle
Breathless – Paul Luikart
At the Gates of Heaven – Vivek Santhosh
CASTLES OF ICE – Daniel Soule
MATERIALS – Geoffrey Forsyth
Little Blue Shoes – Mary Kane
Sebastian’s Dream – Robert Pope
Home at Last – Kristi Stokes


ISSUE 17: MARCH 2018 (14 Stories)
Something About the Romans – Evan Massey
MAJORCA – Salvatore Difalco
Counting Backwards – Cinthia Ritchie
Berries and Cough Drops – Kara Bernard
THE TIKI CABANA – Minyoung Lee
I Knew Everything, I Knew Nothing – AN Block
American Lit II – Shannon McMahon
Will there be Coco Pops for breakfast? – Gina Headden
Lily Rose – Natalie Evjen
Like Toy Soldiers – Paul Gray
Ending – Gwenda Major
Different – Vanessa Anyanso
HOST – Arya F. Jenkins
Memento Mori – Dara Thomas Higgins


ISSUE 16: JANUARY 2018 (16 Stories)
HIT & RUN – Shoshauna Shy
Old Man With Blue Ball – Craig Loomis
Rue the Whirl – Samuel Buckley
A Comfortable Chair – Noelle Palmer
Gravitas – Doug Hoekstra
Stasis – Artemis Savory
BURNS THE TAR UP – Ryan R. Latini
France – Tom Sanders
The Living Statue – Lenore Weiss
Crow – Geraldine McCarthy
Celibate – Ronan Hession
Bench Mark – Alva Holland
Confession Is Good for the Soul – Damhnait Monaghan
Gourmet Lunch – Sudha Balagopal
The Special – Shawn Cassidy
NEW WORLD TOWER – Fred D. White


ISSUE 15: SEPTEMBER 2017 (16 Stories)
Three Summer Flights – Tim Love
Jack-O-Lantern – Russell Reece
Transformations, or Something He Said Last Week – Rosemary Jones
THE DAY MY GRANDMOTHER EXPLODED – Colin Watts
Hayden and Candice Are Drinkers – Dan Nielsen
PERFECTLY ORDINARY DAY – Salvatore Difalco
Gnaw Spencer – K.M. Brown
IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY – Louise Mangos
Truth or Dare – Sarah Clayville
Blue Sea, Wilt Thou Welcome Me? – Ingrid Anders
Time Will Tell – Karen Heslop
A Sinus of the Times – Charles Rammelkamp
It’s Only Words – Fred Vogel
Whelp – Paul Gray
Reservations – Lori Cramer
Ramfeezled – KJ Hannah Greenberg


ISSUE 14: JUNE 2017 (16 Stories)
This Heady Thing Called Love – Linda Ferguson
A Love Story – C.D. White
A bird in a cage – Cath Barton
Felicity – Doug Hoekstra
Boss of the Plains – John B. Mahaffie
Train of Thought – Geraldine McCarthy
Bones and Shells – Teddy Kimathi
Dr. Benson – Sam Smith
Tumors Detected – A. Rooney
Aurea Mortem – Lynne M. Hinkey
Goodbye Already – Paul Beckman
THE REPLACEMENT – Pamela Scott
A Foot in the Cradle – Regina Cash-Clark
Anika – Adam Kluger
Summer of Love – Richard Baldasty
The Half-Veil – Catulle Mendès, 1884 (Translated by Patricia Worth ©2017)


ISSUE 13: MARCH 2017 (14 Stories)
Flying Man – Matthew Duffus
Your Name is Harmony – Chellis Ying
Looking for Business – Paul McDonald
By Saturday Night – Jade Wallace
Sand Storm – David Lohrey
So Much Missing, So Much Gone – Mary Saliger
Heaven Street – Nod Ghosh
Solidarity – Peter Jordan
The Heron – Pat Slattery
Nature Studies – Paul Gray
Foo Dog Hiss – Ingrid Anders
Magic – Steve Cook
Vanilla – Amy Braun
Five Under Ten – Stephen Ryan


ISSUE 12: JANUARY 2017 (19 Stories)
THE COLD AFTER THE SNOW – T.M. Spooner
The Return – Jamey T. Gallagher
WRONG SHOP – Kirby Olson
Black Against the Blue – Melissa Goode
A Night to Remember – Julija Juchneviciute
Moon Dance – Brittany Ackerman
Brothers – Terry Dalrymple
Surrender – Eric Layer
The Bus – Amanda Gaines
Jackal Hunt – Hamish Filmer
EVOLUTION OF PERCEPTION – Perry McDaid
Scum – Gwenda Major
PAPERS FOR SUPPER – Ifediba Zube
Panhandling Like an Actor – L.B. Davis
Good Morning, Mr. Schmertz – Adam Kluger
Not Enough Time to Stop – Shalom Brilliant
A Golden Hair – KJ Hannah Greenberg
Scissors Paper Rock Bottom – Glen Donaldson
Poetry Olympia – Ian Randall Wilson


ISSUE 11: SEPTEMBER 2016 (20 Stories)
Ernesto – Melissa Hunter Gurney
I’m the Entrepreneur in a Bad Neighborhood – Daniel Aristi
The Watchband – Richard Krause
A Penguin’s Predicament – Fiona McPhillips
Linda Love Less – Shawne E. Steiger
Rehab – KJ Hannah Greenberg
WE HAVE TO TALK – Emil Draitser
An Occurrence at Osceola Avenue – Ran Walker
Congested Traffic on the Third Ring Road
on a Thursday Afternoon in November – Craig Loomis
Unlucky – Gareth Vieira
Bird – Robert T. Krantz
A VEIL OF COBWEBS – Pat Slattery
Rough Finish – Martha Clarkson
A Ride to the Trees Place – V. Joseph Racanelli
Impassable – George Vivian Paul
Coup D’oeil – Taylor Jordan
INTO THE BASEMENT – Robert Garner McBrearty
Sons and Mothers – Sophia Li
World’s Best Grandpa – Karin Britt Gall
Shaking Heaven – Huang Guosheng


ISSUE 10: JUNE 2016 (18 Stories)
White Flowers at Dusk – Jay Merill
Birds – Korana Serdarević
Great White – Jesse Mardian
The Visitor – Frank Possemato
ELVIS TOO – Arya F. Jenkins
You’re the One I Love – Miguel Gardel
Disbelief has always been the theme of my life – Kate LaDew
Heroes etc. – Peter Fraser
HOUSEBROKEN – Ray Morrison
Run Over – Beth Konkoski
Trials of Father Johanon – Mitchell Grabois
Deep River, Iowa – N.J. Campbell
This Has Got to Stop – Paul Beckman
Another Life – D.S. Levy
SURVIVAL – William Masters
The Constellation – Andromeda Chelsea Ruxer
Giddyup, Buttercup – Chris Milam
Something After Frank Stanford – William Doreski


ISSUE 9: MARCH 2016 (17 Stories)
Raphael and His Daughter – Thomas Sanfilip
Garden of the Fugitives – Marcus LiBrizzi
The Silver Smile of the Hatchet – Charles Rafferty
Closeup – Peter Jordan
Sailor’s Lament – Shannon Magee
The Butterfly’s Secret – Erin Clements
Wood People – Howard Sage
Heartbeat – Joshua Isard
Expectancy – Katrina Johnston
It’s Not about Breastfeeding – Ashley Kunsa
Psychiatrist – Alexis Copeland
Young Adult – Charles Rammelkamp
Sin – Jamey T. Gallagher
other side – William O’Hara
59 – Michelle Greer
FRANKEINSTEIN – Paul Gray
SEE MONSTER? – Perry McDaid


ISSUE 8: JANUARY 2016 (18 Stories)
A Pain Artist – Leland Neville
Ice and Avalanche – Cari Scribner
Cerise – Nod Ghosh
Harold & June – Kirby Wright
Mascot – Jason Half-Pillow
The Sandwich – Frank Beyer
Depository – Charles Rammelkamp
Saltwater Remedy – Kathryn H. Ross
A Kitten – George Everet Thompson
Edge of Insanity – Pat O’Rourke
A Family Sunday – Paul Sherman
End of the Road – Eileen Herbert-Goodall
Saint Piran’s Well – Barbara Lorna Hudson
The List – Alan Morris
The Sixth Floor – Adam Kluger
Mexican-American Word Salad – Alex Galvez
Old Crow – Ty Spencer Vossler
Time and Associated Fines – Pavelle Wesser


ISSUE 7: SEPTEMBER 2015 (14 Stories)
The Sea in Her Ear – Opal Palmer Adisa
On La Concha Beach – Maurice Cashell
Caníbales – Linda Musita
Supermassive People Hammer – Eugenio Eustace
Coming To a Van Near You – Paul Gray
Beauty’s Heir – Priya Dabak
Air-Born – Eve Merrick-Williams
The Phantom Lover – Nels Hanson
All-Inclusive Vacation for Pessimists – Ashley Memory
LIFE OF NIGHT – Perry McDaid
Following – Jacqueline Masumian
I Don’t Know You Anymore – Greg Jenkins
Undershirt – Karen Levy
Dear Colleagues – Anna O’Brien


ISSUE 6: JUNE 2015 (24 Stories)
Old Jimmy – Young Lee
Country House – Lisa Gordon
Fairness Is Just a Word – Paul Beckman
Aging – Joshua Bohnsack
Oil – Zohar Teshartok
Hallowed Place – Carina McNally
An Incident of Note – Paul Gray
The Sudden Decompression at Waterloo Station – Eugenio Eustace
Tamara’s Wish – Zohar Teshartok
Snowy Mess – Francesca Baker
How Your Daughter Died – Ronnie O’Toole
The Breakout – Charles D. Tarlton
The Third Gender – Camillus John
Floorboards – Tracy Sweeney
After Copernicus – Nels Hanson
HOW CLOSE SHE HAD COME – Patty Somlo
Cat – Deirdre McGrath
Lady in Green – Maurice Cashell
Snow – Shevaun Rutherford
Pour le Mérite – Andy Jones
Queue – David J. Wing
Creatives – William O’Hara
Picasso the Wonder Dog – Ty Spencer Vossler
Warmth – Ben Mason


ISSUE 5: MARCH 2015 (22 Stories)
DESERTER – John S. Lewis
Mottled – Holly Bruns
Midnight Spades – David Seaman
Eponymous Ignominy – Glenn A. Bruce
If Only – Sue Katz
Commute – Robert Walton
What Joey Did – Vanessa Christie
Sudoku – Christie Wilson
Silly Gods – James Valvis
The Green of The River – Lee Jared Nadin
A Flash of Colour – Andy Jones
I Gave My Baby Away – Rebecca Kemp
Flip Side – Neil Brosnan
Greetings – Neil McGowan
Priest – Kenneth Nolan
Artificial Light – LB Thomas
There is Honor in Being a Dog – Bruce Costello
Mistakes – Anthony Keers
Carrie’s Secret – Jennifer Brazeau
Life is a Bugger – Ray Clift
The Best Gift in the World – Richard Hansen
I’m Sorry My Meta Analysis of the Proliferating
Rasputin Beard Became a Trope Sandwich of the
Internet – Paul Handley


ISSUE 4: JANUARY 2015 (23 Stories)
Gale – Jemel Wilson
Beer-Bottle Cathedrals – Mir-Yashar Seyedbagheri
Happy Idiots – Mir-Yashar Seyedbagheri
Wooden Bells – Anne Macdonald
Armageddon’s Come – Miryam Sivan
The Present – Adam J. Wolstenholme
Flight – Jonathan Ojanpera
The Voyage – Rose Servitova
Okay is Enough – Tyrean Martinson
The Proposal – Kari Redmond
Another Rejection – Anthony Keers
Seeing Red – Jan FitzGerald
The Gingham Tablecloth – Bruce Costello
Little Red Huddy and the Wolfman – Maurice Cashell
Oldest in the World – Wilson F. Engel, III
H…E…Double Hockey Sticks – Alan D. Harris
A Night for Action – David J. Wing
Tamiami Trail Recitative
One Act Libretto for the Rest of Us – Betty Story
Writer’s Cough – Ed Higgins
In the Ranges – Penny Westhorp
An Indian Folk Tale
(From the Myths and Legends of the Tandoori) – Paul Sherman
Super 19 School Uniform Club – Brian Sheehan
Invasion, Odds Are – Romana Guillotte


ISSUE 3: SEPTEMBER 2014 (20 Stories)
Rumbling over Steel – Ute Carson
Beautifully Made for Each Other – Gene Hines
Sayulita Life – Mark Pearse
CHESTER – Jim Freeze
Becky’s Song – Ann-Marie Lindstrom
Madison, Winter 1985 – Christopher Lowe
Teddy’s Wisdom – Sharon Thompson
Perfect – Grayson Chong
What Our Dreams Do To Love – Mohsin Abbasi
Weddingquake – Bruce Costello
The Girl with Blue Eyes – Ron Woods
The Recidivist – Paula Fusco
Niki-Nicole – Chella Courington
The Thespian and the Prelate – Andy Jones
Alchemy – Lesley Mace
Cast – Jane Swan
Sentry – Jan FitzGerald
The Age of Reason – Phyl Herbert
A Winter’s Tale – Alan Balkema
Two Crazies – Eric R. Widen


ISSUE 2: JUNE 2014 (15 Stories)
Telephone Voice – Margaret Wachtler
You – Madhumita Roy
Three Months Free with Gravity – Renoir Gaither
Human Error – Maurice Cashell
Sweet Justice – Doreen Duffy
Snared – Susan Condon
Unburied Child – Phyl Herbert
Relief of Collon – Andy Jones
My Cat – John Givens
Put the Kettle On – Phyl Herbert
Secret – Rebecca Bartlett
The Estate – Stephen Rea
Seedling – Tyrean Martinson
SOULLESS – Christine Rains
Tightrope Muffins – Dawn Lowe


ISSUE 1: MARCH 2014 (9 Stories)
W E I G H T – Dawn Lowe
THE END – Alan Balkema
Chicken – Serena Molloy
DREAMING – Gerry Moloney
Gambler – Barbara Clinton
HOCUS POCUS – Caroline Hurley
Sunday Service – Alan Balkema
Whiskey Sunset – Dawn Lowe
Hat-Trick – Caroline Hurley

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