Hummingbird Pays a Visit to Jamie’s Grave: Nonfiction by Ephraim de...

Hummingbird Pays a Visit to Jamie’s Grave by Ephraim de Francisco Solanas I was certain that storing Jamie’s ashes on a bookshelf in the bedroom was...

Ribbons: Fiction by Jameson Currier

Editor's note: Originally featured in the September/October 1995 issue of A&U.   Ribbons by Jameson Currier For years Janet had trained to be an actress, taken classes in...

The Inanimate Me: Fiction by Martin Shaw

The Inanimate Me There’s only one rotten apple in this hospital, an old-school homophobic male nurse who’s pheromonic orchestration of testosterone is thwarted by the...

The Waiting Room: Fiction by Harry F. Rey

The Waiting Room Glasgow 2020 "Michael?” I call out into the waiting room. The smell of fresh paint and flowers is overwhelming, almost making me want...

Almost: Fiction by John Whittier Treat

Almost in homage to Yasunari Kawabata by John Whittier Treat This was a good year for the wild blackberries. Autumn along the bottom edge of Puget Sound...

Poz: Fiction by Norman Belanger

Poz by Norman Belanger Carey calls me. Since the latest outbreak, and self-quarantine, he now uses the phone to talk. We have conversations on the phone,...

Russell: Fiction by Geer Austin

Russell by Geer Austin When Russell Glickman died, sometime in the mid-eighties, he and I were completely out of touch. I’d seen him once or twice...

The Gift: Carolyn O’Donnell: Fiction Award

The Gift by Carolyn O'Donnell A toy koala sits on a shelf near my bed. This little bear has sat there, watching over me, for nearly...

The Unseen: A Short Story Excerpt by Joseph Jess Rey

The Unseen (a short story excerpt) by Joseph Jess Rey Los Angeles, January 1988 The deaths began at the start of the decade. Five gay men were...

Meet Raymond Luczak, A&U’s New Fiction Editor

We are thrilled to welcome esteemed writer Raymond Luczak to our team as fiction editor. Raymond has been with the magazine from issue one—no...

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