Posts Tagged "Shira Lipkin"


by on Nov 6, 2012 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

When I was twenty years old, my best friends and I stepped off the edge of the world. Michael died yesterday. These two things have everything and nothing to do with each other. People aren’t made to do what we did. Or maybe they are, and they just aren’t made to come back.   1. Jay Jay...

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I Am Thinking of You in the Spaces Between

by on Oct 4, 2011 in Short Fiction | 6 comments

by Shira Lipkin The notebook is on your nightstand, and it’s all that’s left of her in the thin morning light. It’s tattered—old blue cloth-covered thing, white cardboard showing through at the edges and corners. Looks like it’s ridden in her pocket for some time....

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Interview with Shira Lipkin author of “Valentines”

by on Jun 12, 2011 in Interviews | 0 comments

Interview by Stephanie Jacob Read “Valentines” by Shira Lipkin On your blog, you mention that your own circumstances inspired the story “Valentines”. Would you tell us about the evolution of the story and what it means to you? There’s not much evolution to tell – it fell out...

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by on Jun 12, 2011 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

1. The waiter’s name is Valentine. He has long, slim fingers, and he writes down my order instead of pretending to commit it to memory. I like that, his pen on the paper bringing forth one simple thing about me. My lunch. Just a tiny fragment of information. I honor him by doing the...

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