And Ethan, his yarmulke crowning his head, turned to the crowd, and I don’t remember if the young man in the story is named the same as my friend, but he is here because Ethan is a good name from the Old Testament and the original covenant between God and Man, this bond justifying waysContinue reading ““Fog” Now Live at the museum of americana”
“This story is an act of fiction—even the parts that I didn’t have to make up.” In the latest Authors Talk, a podcast produced by Superstition Review, I talk about my short story “Something in the Way” published in issue 19.
“Little Pierre” is forthcoming in Bluestem, and “Fog” found a home in the museum of americana. The respective issues will be available soon.
Callbacks and acting gigs went dark about six months ago, and Bryan feels responsible because ever since he arrived in the City of Angels, he’s been highly selective with the roles offered and available to him, and given the current stalemate of no light breaking through this long fabric of nightfall, he’s not sure thatContinue reading ““Modern Cosmology” Now Available in Permafrost 40.2″
“Modern Cosmology,” a short story, forthcoming in Permafrost. The issue should be out August 2018.
“M’ijo, we need to talk.” Javy’s head dropped under the shadow of the front porch. He could see the dark living room and his bedroom’s window open, the summer breeze pushing back the curtains. Coming home, he thought he would be alone, everyone else out to watch a movie. He palmed his deck until theContinue reading ““Inertia” Now Available in Twisted Vine”
Poor Joe Riggs. Time has slowed to a deceptive taffy-stretch for him while he waits for rescue, and any subtle shifts in him or in the crane could worsen the mishap. He had been looking forward to finishing the recent job for his company Franzen Bros. Heavy Equipment, LLC, Let Us Do The Lifting ForContinue reading ““Crane and Hoist” Now Available in BULL”
“Crane and Hoist,” a short story, is forthcoming in BULL: Men’s Fiction.
“Inertia,” a short story, forthcoming in Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal.
First thing she starts in about after the two of them break away from the others—her calling out his name, telling him good morning and how happy she is to see him again and then rubbing the soft slopes of his neck and leaning over his right ear, whispering, her voice’s volume rising when she’sContinue reading ““Martingale” Now Available in Slush Pile Magazine”