Cat Rambo

Cat Rambo reads and writes in the Pacific Northwest, on the eagle-haunted shores of Lake Sammamish. Her short story collection, Eyes Like Sky And Coal And Moonlight, was a 2010 Endeavour Award finalist and was recently released for the Kindle and other e-readers. You can find more of her work at

So Glad We Had This Time Together

JB: I’m submitting my resignation, effective immediately.


I can hear the distant hum of the building’s heart, the slow steps of a janitor cleaning its chambers with wafts of pine and ammonia, strong and harsh. I’ll track him down and kill him when I finish.

Close Your Eyes

The story might begin like this:

“Thank you for bringing me some water,” Lewis said as Amber neared the kitchen table. “Thank you for working to pay the rent on our house, because otherwise we wouldn’t have access to the water that comes free with it.”