Fiction 2013 / Volume 43

Hobo Chronicles — Rashad Harris

The First Mistake  Within the first few days of the fifth hour of my dogs death, some giant of a man lumbered up to me on the corner of Tavington and Sunset and slammed a club into my face. The backflip I did was fantastic, and the enormous man waved me off as I soared … Continue reading

Fiction 2013 / flash fiction / Volume 43

Young Man Pallbearer — Peter Madsen

“I’m taking my mother and my sisters to the Opera and that new Persian restaurant downtown for Aunty Amelia’s birthday tomorrow.” My mother tells me at the dinner table. “Well, aren’t you going to invite the guest of honor?” “Honey.” A pause. “She died last year. You carried the casket. Remember?” “This’ll be your toughest … Continue reading