Tag: short story

Short-short: Cleaving

I was born in a slaughterhouse. I cannot think these things. Before I was hacked away, I was unaware, part of a collective called a cow. I don’t remember much of it, or know if I can say I ever…

Short-short: Whipped Cream

It’s bad enough that I was vacuum-packed to be devoured. My only consolation was that I’d be sprayed on something delicious: strawberries, brownies, pie filled with something blue, a sundae topped with caramel, peanuts, and silver-bullet sprinkles. And I would…

Fiction: In the Deep Woods

written for the ds106 Daily Create: Write a 400 word story describing an event from two different characters’ perspectives.   Gaultheria shallon #2 (Photo credit: J.G. in S.F.)I died that day. There would no more reaching for the sun. Every day since…

Twelve In ’12

Achievements I finished my PhD. The Journal of Modern Literature accepted a piece of mine. Like This Press accepted my chapbook manuscript. The Kenyon Review Online accepted and published a short story of mine I co-organized a highly successful postgraduate conference in Joyce studies.…