March 27, 2023

Short stories from around the world

A model bank by Bernard King

The bank stood squarely in the centre, on the preferred side, of the Avenue Hoch. Even to Adrian, who was not a student of architecture, the pleasing dimensions of the structure added nothing, but a […]

Ode to Colilla

By the time Eduardo stumbled through the doors of his bedroom, daylight had already begun to cough its way through the streets of Bogota. She was asleep in a foetal position, her hands squeezed tightly […]

Phones aren’t us A play in three acts

Act 1 A hardware store in 1850. A gentleman walks in. The shopkeeper looks up. Shopkeeper: How may I help you? Gentleman: I’d like to buy a phone. Shopkeeper: You’d like to buy a what? […]

Noon by Feng Sun Chen

Flabby from a night of racing the snow and the American sadness, blue is elusive, and fickle and found rarely in the city. Mother’s plump wrists pour hot water for father, warm, and furry with […]

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