My short story ‘A Meditation on Swimwear’ has been published by Thrice Fiction Magazine (Issue No. 23, August 2018). Follow this link to access the pdf version of the issue.
Here’s an excerpt from the story:
Knowing he won’t return for a few hours, I finally let go, abandoning the idea that what I’m about to do is wrong. Left alone with the clues and artifacts of his life, of his essence, I stop resisting and fling the door open to whatever comes next. I’ve never allowed such freedom in his presence, which might be half the problem.
to continue reading. My story begins on page 35.
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My short story “Grow” was published in ImageOutWrite Volume 5 (September 2016). Check out their website to order a copy: ImageOutWrite
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Here’s a brief excerpt from the story:
The botanical gardens look different at night, or so John imagined. Even though the grounds were part of the university, only a mile or so down the road from his dorm, he’d never actually visited before. As the trees rattled in the wind, he looked over at their crooked, knobby branches hanging over the gates like claws. From there, his eyes landed on the thick, rusty chain padlocked across the front entrance. There was something ominous about the place. Still, seeing as how it was so removed from the bustle of campus life, it seemed like the sort of place one could use to take a break from all the noise – that is, in the light of day, during regular visiting hours. At the same time, a certain comfort comes with the cold dark of night. Beneath a silent, black sky, secrets can remain hidden in the shadows where they belong …