Frederick Foote

The Agreement

“You jumped from slavery to Jim Crow, sharecropping and convict labor to segregation, redlining, and mass incarceration.” A work of fiction revealing of the wicked…

Luna and Ala

When confronted by a malevolent creature composed of gossamer light, a protective father ultimately becomes the one in need of safeguarding, by an unassuming hero……

Kat

A work of fiction echoing real life where a veteran, weaponless yet at war at home, comes upon the quintessential partner in change… by: Frederick…

Mortar Prayers

“Nobody pays attention to my bad dream, my outburst. Everybody’s tending their own crop of horrors.” A short work of fiction that acts a reminder of…

Running Out Of Time

A lethal goddess, a savage beast, and a band of unsuspecting passerby converge, to chilling results… by: Frederick Foote I grew up in the South, in…

Weight

“My, my, you were starting some mess up in there.” An offering of flash fiction featuring a precocious, socially conscious child who bravely challenges the…

A Reparations Primer

A reparations primer, one that aims to plainly lay out why reparations to African American descendants of those enslaved in the past are necessary, and what,…

A Modest Proposal

Something HAS to be done, but what? A modest, pragmatic proposal for gun control.  by: Frederick Foote The position is inarguable, guns are a public…

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…

The Wolves Of San Francisco

The Wolves Of San Francisco

by: Fredrick Foote1 A work of speculative fiction that imagines a nation where homelessness has grown to encompass a third of its residents, and where…