“Men in Trees” by Martha Moffett

Issue 13 / Spring 2018   Morgan Mayfield was, by and large, a contented man. That was why, when the brochure came in the mail, he threw the glossy envelope unopened into the large cane wastebasket that sat...

“Leftovers” by Emi Benn

Issue 13 / Spring 2018   The address on the flyer led him to a quiet industrial estate with a neon road sign: “Ready to change your life? TED IS HERE!”` Ken parked his dusty pick-up and checked his...

“A Public Service” by Jenny Belardi

Issue 13 / Spring 2018   Jill stood at the end of the driveway, her hands cupped, nearly closed. One hand was full of cheese cubes, which left a residue on her skin. The other was full of apple...

“The Way Forward” by Julie Zuckerman

Issue 13 / Spring 2018   Ella veers and ducks to avoid the thorns but it’s no use: her arms and legs are full of pricks and she is bleeding in at least two spots. The helmet slides down...

“The Magnificent” by Michael Tager

Issue 12 / Winter 2018   There was a hole where Magnifico’s rosebushes had been. He contemplated the void, a large gold coin dancing between the knuckles of his left hand. With his right hand, he removed a rock...