Fiction

Tossed

by: Alice Kaltman The story of just how fucked up the New York City art scene can be. The names have been changed to protect…

Blue

by: Heather Fawn Reaching for meaning, for resolution, and for the future while the past holds on for dear life….. She wore pants for the…

A Lessening of the Sail

by: Chris Thompson Oftentimes it is only at the extremes of our emotions where we find out what’s truly important in life…. It’s a Monday…

Adult Conversations

by: Michael Shields Plunged into a late-night conversation between a naysayer and an enlightened optimist, several truths of life are explored…. “Hey man, whatever doesn’t…

Faster Than Real Time

by: Chris Thompson Dinner, served-up with an uneasy dose of the future… “Here’s your bacon cheeseburger, cooked-medium rare with a side of fries, and your…

Big Sky

What would you give up to have it all? Your job? Your family? A story told in reverse (Memento-style!) explores the lengths to which we…

Introducing: Imaginary Lines

Longtime Across the Margin contributor Douglas Grant shares with us an excerpt from his latest novel – “Imaginary Lines“ Cover art by Chris Thompson “The…

Cherub

by: Michael Shields Often all it takes is a little push, to do what you know you must…. The paralyzing roar of the room encompassed…

Extraordinary America Part V

by: Chris Thompson A chance encounter with a haggard wanderer sets the stage for the journey’s beginnings…. The lake shimmered brightly on the horizon below,…

Extraordinary America Part IV

by: Chris Thompson They didn’t need a story. They just needed the real world. Until eventually, they became the story. Hermes was like shaking hands…