Short Fiction

Short Fiction
Tonya Liburd

Hoodie

She puts on a stoic face and lifts her red hoodie over her head in unconscious defensiveness against a coming threat, but these microaggressions always

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Short Fiction
Wole Talabi

An Arc of Electric Skin

It was during his weeks of torment that something broke in Akachi. To be treated that way by those who were meant to protect and

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Short Fiction
Russell Nichols

To Live and Die in Dixieland

The subtext stings with a scary familiarity: how he longs to be seen, how he justifies his loneliness, how he conflates abuse with affection, as

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Short Fiction
Benjamin Blattberg

Strata

The People agreed, his excitement raw and misplaced. She ignored his estimates on cancer and other human problems that interested him. She was only interested

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Short Fiction
Spencer Nitkey

Nine Theories of Time

He fainted on a hike and his body shook for minutes as we tried to help him. An astronaut travelling close to the speed of

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