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...

Nightstand: Fiction by James Magruder

Nightstand by James Magruder "How soon can you be out of here?” Asked Louis, my husband of two years. I had come home to Philadelphia from a...

Drinking You In: Fiction by Chip Livingston

Drinking You In by Chip Livingston Peter hopped into his VW Rabbit and popped the hood. Inhaling the heavy aroma of cedar in the ashtray still...

The Pond: Fiction by John Whittier Treat

The Pond by John Whittier Treat Alan died on a hot day, but it had been hot all summer. Steve wasn’t there when the long fart...

Mustang Ray: Fiction by Michael E. Sawan

Mustang Ray by Michael E. Sawan I’m not one for beautiful days, so take it on faith that this one was a real peach. The type...

The Love Whisperer: Fiction by Raymond Luczak

The Love Whisperer by Raymond Luczak People say that I’m a love whisperer. I don’t see myself quite that way at all. I’m a beautician with...

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...

Meet Clay Brown: Fiction by Christina Renee Milliner

Meet Clay Brown by Christina Renee Milliner “My name is Clay Brown, I’m 19, and I was born with HIV.” Four sets of questioning eyes glared at...

Drowned River: Fiction by Dale Corvino

Winner of the Christopher Hewitt Award 2015: Fiction Drowned River by Dale Corvino “Good morning, papi, happy Friday,” I greet the bakery owner, a big, hairy Syrian,...

“Albert’s Prayer”: Fiction by Marie Esposito

Albert's Prayer by Marie Esposito Albert wore a silver cross in his left ear. It dangled like a hanged man. A new Eartha Kitt song, “Where...

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