The Cellist

In Fiction, Spring 2014 by Mayookha Mitra-MajumdarLeave a Comment

- Mayookha Mitra-Majumdar He sat in the tunnel that ran under Westminster Bridge. His left hand was poised over the strings, which quivered from the slightest contact with his fingers. His right hand held a bow. On the pavement lay his cello case, the worn blue velvet interior exposed. Within …

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Runes

In Fiction, Spring 2014 by Nick DeFinaLeave a Comment

- Nick DeFina Note from the author: I wrote this story to resurrect old memories of the Southwestern Native American reservations that I’d visited as a child: the mountainous landscapes, the sprawling deserts, the desolate neighborhoods. I decided to set this story on a plot of land at the edge of …

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Pro

In Fiction, Magazine by Kenna ORourkeLeave a Comment

What’s up y’all, T-man here, welcoming you live this morning to Quadra-Pump 3000, guaranteed hottest workout in the universe! Toss out those gnarly old Richard Simmons tapes cause we are gonna do some real work today, gonna turn you all into some fight-ing machines! I got Donna over here to …

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Anthropocene

In Fiction, Magazine by Kailey ZitanerLeave a Comment

There was once a girl from a place that wasn’t Nantucket. It wasn’t quite Kalamazoo either. It was a place that went by the name of Happy Mountain. Happy Mountain was located in Texas, a place generally stereotyped as hot, Republican, and filled with people who enjoy shooting beings smaller …

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Nana and the Naisberry

In Fiction, Magazine by David Lowell CarpenterLeave a Comment

Nana removed the mango from her handbag and placed it on the stainless steel counter in front of the Miami customs officer. She slowly took out other items, lining them up next to the mango. Lipstick, a silk scarf, hand lotion, change purse, a small mirror. Nana wore a well-coifed …

David Lowell CarpenterNana and the Naisberry