Changes. Story by Reilly Haskins

Two people walk out of a building. The tall redhead, that’s me. The girl next to me, well that’s the issue. She’s really more than one. That’s the reason she … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Valise, by Michel Lambert. Translated from the French by Paul Curtis Daw

They came by to pick up Bob around four. He lived in a three-room apartment above a pharmacy, across from the high school where they had all known each other … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Prologue: Cowboy, by Robert Margolis

Somebody hurt my hand. I was walking in the damp grass. A man hurt my hand. He was walking. I followed his eyes. The long gray coat. I smelt the … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Two stories by Corrado Premuda, translated from the Italian by Natasha Senjanović, with illustrations by Andrea Guerzoni

Beauty after the Beast Once upon a time there was a distinguished salon of noblewomen who to pass the time in a pleasing and creative manner invented stories and tales … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Our Spider Lives (2011). story by J.M.G. Le Clézio. translation by Patricia Frederick

Right here, down by the ground, where the wind gathers up tiny clouds of dust. Here is where we live, without making any noise, barely even moving, hardly doing a … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sandpaper Liquids. story by Edgar Illas. translation from the Catalan by J.M. Sobrer

Pour me another, please, before closing, and I’ll be leaving. I’ll pay tomorrow, I promise. I know what you’re thinking, that I’m always saying this, and you don’t believe me. … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Truth in the Mirror. story by Paolo Lagazzi. translation by NB

The moment he realized he was trapped in the elevator, Luis started banging his hands and feet against the steel door. Maybe someone would hear him; and in fact, someone did. … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment