Fiction

Over The Winter

by: Kevin Sterne An absurdist work of fiction where unlikely partnerships are forged, tensions rise, and an eccentric cast of characters find a measure of catharsis…

Best Of ATM 2018, Fiction

Best Of ATM 2018, Fiction

As 2018 comes to its close, Across the Margin takes a look back at some of its most treasured moments in Fiction… Throughout this final…

Screamers

Screamers

by: Frederick Foote “I don’t dream. I quit dreaming. Turned it off. I try not to feel for anyone.” A dystopian short story where humanity…

Envy

Envy

by: Mike Sutton Coveting the assets of others, be it honor, wealth or recognition, sometimes strikes close to home, and the outcome can often be…

Grandpa

by: T.E. Cowell “For all he knows he’ll never die. That’s exactly how I felt when I was his age.” A work of fiction that…

A Visitation

A Visitation

by: Frederick Foote When the past comes back to stalk the present — a short story about a veteran confronted by the horrors of his…

Desperate Steps

Desperate Steps

by: Paul Negri “It is all in the service of the children, our most precious possessions.” A short story wherein a desperate mother fights for…

Meeting The Creature

by: Jim Snowden A chance encounter, an unconscionable racial bias, and a search for a craftsman to bring to life demonic creatures, all part of…

Skipping Stones

Skipping Stones

by: Tyler Womack “I’m putting you in the story only so you’ll feel the stakes the way I do. Because here’s the truth: This is…

The Wolves Of San Francisco

The Wolves Of San Francisco

by: Fredrick Foote A work of speculative fiction that imagines a nation where homelessness has grown to encompass a third of its residents, and where…

Reflections

Reflections

by: Ashton Noone Like mirror images, two friends lives dance in unison until a healthy devotion to sameness morphs into a perilous infatuation… The first…