Ten months after I miserably-contorted my body beneath the tranquil coat of my deceased dog—the placid autumn sun locking his muscles forever in the desolate expression of his passing— the two-story, haint blue house my neighbors owned, mysteriously burnt to the ground. Officially, the fire was said to have been started by an over-turned lampContinue reading “Fighting Fate, for the Flames by Meghan Kathleen Barnes”
Jude Dillon presents: Alison Hedley Alison Hedley likes to eat books, and then write about them. She is partway through year six of a four year English B.A. at St. Mary’s University College, Calgary, Alberta. God only knows what she’ll do when that’s done. Alison Hedley works at Caffe Beano. Alison Hedley falls down aContinue reading “The Dazzling Oppression of the Real #9: Alison Hedley”
I’m looking carefully at the ice cream flavors listed in a cheerful yellow chalk scrawl above our heads. I don’t understand why making something harder to read is regarded as artsy and charming. An old man is trying to engage us in conversation. I do my best to ignore him. “Where are you guysContinue reading “Please Don’t Turn Around by Gabriel Duran”
New poetry by Brandon J. Courtney, DB Cox, John Fleming, Shannon Pell, Echezona Udeze, and Anurag Rudra.
Issue 114 brings you death and hope. A shorter round-up of writers than usual, these three pieces hold their own and carry a strong message. Each a moral dilemma, they will leave you wondering where you stand. Kick up your feet and let CJ Clayton-Dippolito, GC veteran Richard Godwin, and our Editor’s Pick for “mustContinue reading “Prose #114”
New poetry by Alan Catlin, Walter Conley, Joseph M. Gant, Colin Gilbert, Ananya S. Guha, Michael McAloran, and Ag Synclair
Welcome to a new year of fabulous fiction. Issue 113 brings you ghosts, unusual beings and haunting memories. Kick up your feet and let the words of Rizzy Rodham, Leigha Butler, Michael Brown, Lonnie James, and Jeanette Cheezum take you somewhere special. Be sure to make another trip back here for seconds on this issue’sContinue reading “Prose #113”