Fiction

The Daphnes Tree

An enticing reboot of the myth of Apollo and Daphne, where in an odd and future world, a gifted “tree engineer” makes the ultimate sacrifice in…

Frostbite

“He says it’s okay to have some secrets because some truths hurt people’s feelings.” A moving short story where a family’s secrets are revealed to…

My Soul Is Dark

A work of fiction where humanity’s only saving grace is the melodic elixir that is music… by: Cameron Kirk The bunker was in a secret…

Book Review: The Lion of Kashmir

An examination of Siddhartha Gigoo’s The Lion of Kashmir, a novel that questions what Hope means to those who are living in a corrupted state of social…

Richard

A melancholic work of fiction examining the profound impact connections with strangers, even in brief, can have on our lives… by: Taylor Burnfield A frail, middle-aged…

Descent

A stirring work of fiction where memories of a devastating loss —  oft suppressed by substances that fog memories and mute rumination — push a…

Planet Ape

A wondrous work of hopeful speculative fiction imagining a futuristic city where humanity attempts to coexist with a myriad of colorful creatures… by: Juan Takai (Translated…

The One Who Waits

On the cusps of a new beginning, a flame from the past threatens to incinerate the prospect of a life beyond the hurt… by: Claire Meyer1…

From a Room Above a Mexican Café

A provocative work of fiction that answers the question: If these (piss stained) walls could talk… by: Jennifer Juneau If the walls could write books, what…

A Country With No Glasses

“Every day, my comrades’ gunshots echoed somewhere.” As a revolutionary army seizes power, strength is drawn from an object of profound sentimental value… by: Juan Takai…

The Roboticist

“Art is slow, cumbersome and deliberate, but necessary.” An engrossing offering of flash fiction where obsession proves the only path towards perfection… by: R. E. Hengsterman…