Short Fiction

Short Fiction from issues of Apex Magazine

La Ciguapa, For the Reeds, For Herself

by on Aug 16, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 0 comments

La Ciguapa, For the Reeds, For Herself

SHORT FICTION: Have you lost me yet? The trick question, as if I am something to be found and kept, locked in your chest of bones.

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Prism

by on Aug 14, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 0 comments

Prism

SHORT FICTION: First it’s in my toes, like they’re being suckled on by a mouth full of battery acid; then my feet buzz, pins and needles in my soles before a bigger, more insistent spasm shoots up my calves.

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For Southern Girls When the Zodiac Ain’t Near Enough

by on Aug 7, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 0 comments

For Southern Girls When the Zodiac Ain’t Near Enough

FICTION: The woman you go to see for your reading isn’t old, but her eyes have aged more than her skin as if she’s seen horrors but hasn’t learned to hide them.

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The Whipping Girls

by on Jul 26, 2018 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

The Whipping Girls

SHORT FICTION: Erika’s fingers tense on the steering wheel as she approaches the Kansas-Colorado state line. Endless fields of wheat, waiting to be harvested, sit on both sides of the interstate, the stalks rustling whisper-soft.

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All Clear

by on Jul 24, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 1 comment

All Clear

SHORT FICTION: When the security alarm rang out, Zhang Dong was at the very peak of the village, thinking about family.

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Kerouac’s Renascence

by on Jul 17, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 0 comments

Kerouac’s Renascence

FICTION: Dear Sis, Since the onset of my symptoms, I’ve been saving the last pages in the leather-bound notebook you gifted me…

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