Across the Margin

Hollow Bodies

by: Lucy Gardner “I imagine their bodies are hollow like the look in their eyes, lifeless forms drifting through town.” A short story that uncovers…

Obscenities

by: Ann Fisher “What to do with a book full of glistening bodies, cuffs, and leather whips? Something important, something magnificent and worthy.” A work of…

Children, Untethered

by: Bonnie Carlson A story, told from dual perspectives, that explores life in U.S. detention centers for refugee children, and the new and distressing world children…

Surprise Package

by: Paul Lewellan An unexpected package’s arrival prompts a conversation about marriage, attraction, and trust… The package arrived at Helen Martin’s desk at Mid-Continent Security…

Flight Of The Garca

by: Karl Bahler “Live in the moment, because the past and future are always changing.” An enchanting story where the dead move through time and…

Oysters

by: T.E. Cowell “Jim felt like he was back in his twenties, young and reckless, full of raw emotion. He’d forgotten what it felt like…

The Woman On The Plane

by: Daniel DeMay A terse, but profound, glimpse into one woman’s life and the nightmare it has devolved into… She has long blonde hair and…

Family Business

by: Alan Swyer A short story where the light at the end of the tunnel is the eventual fraying of the ties that bind… “If…