Alex Livingston

Alex Livingston grew up in various quiet New England towns before moving to Buffalo, NY to study English at Canisius College. His fiction has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Bastion, Quantum Fairy Tales, Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi, and other venues. He lives in an old house with his brilliant wife and a pile of aged videogame systems. Visit him online at galaxyalex.com.

Proximity

I see the blurred teenager long before the others do.

We’re on the train, fishing meta as the rush-hour crowd crams on and off. A crush of people, all bored and messing about on their phones.