Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that have stayed with me this week:

Cleaning the bathroom and other chores you won’t do by Neeru Nagarajan in Cobalt Review

A statement from his wife by Jo Gatford in Pithead Chapel

Let me tell you a ghost story by Kayla Lightner in Pithead Chapel

Leaving Eden by Helen Gordon in Ellipsis zine

Those that collect their own remains by Shweta Ravi in Reflex

Stingrays in captivity by Diane D. Gillette in Lost Balloon

Olympus Mons by Sabrina Hicks in MonkeyBicycle

At the pop punk concert by Erin Schallmoser in Maudlin House

Linga-longa by Tracey Stanley in Reflex

Articulated body, mint complete by Paula Weiman in The Spectacle

Five entries from the imagined bestiary 50 beasts to break your heart by GennaRose Nethercott in The Spectacle

Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that stayed with me this week:

Harvest by Nkone Chaka in Reflex

Words to make you swoon by Sara Crowley in Ellipsis

Your personalized if-onlies are provided free of charge by Cadence Mandybura in Fudoki magazine

Ombromanie by Mandira Pattnaik in Fudoki magazine

Wizard shortage by Sumbul Shahin in Fudoki magazine

Manatee radio by Neeraj Kumar in Maudlin House

I will relax in the next life by Lucy Zhang in Milk candy review

Behind the scenes by Nora Nadjarian in Reflex

The hitchhiker by Reshma Ruia in Northern Gravy

Elephant by John Elizabeth Stinzi in Minola Review

The souls of millions of light years away by Shazia Hafiz Ramji in Minola Review

Flare 1972 by Michelle Reale in Ran off with the star bassoon

The doll by Jennifer Franklin in Ran off with the star bassoon

Afterlives by Jacqueline Doyle in Ran off with the star bassoon

Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that have stayed with me this week:

Other significant others: A glossary by Gauraa Shekhar in Craft literary

Insects never worry about the way home by Rayna Haralambieva in Reflex

Formation of a fissure line by Brooke Randel in mac (ro)mic

The ring by Fiona J. Mackintosh in Ellipsis

Define a good woman by KB Carle in Waxwing Literary Journal

Oy-sir by Alex Juarez in Waxwing Literary Journal

Things my teachers told me by Kate Deimling in Waxwing Literary Journal

Kali by Nandita Naik in Waxwing Literary Journal

Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that have stayed with me this week:

The terrible darling by Exodus Oktavia Brownlow in Milk Candy Review

They took the house by Nirvana Dawson in Reflex

Buffalo by Catherine Gammon in The Blood Pudding

Nesting by Martha Lane in Ellipsis

Cut by Andrea Anderson in Reflex

Lightweight by Brett Biebel in Cease Cows

When researching how to survive being attacked, I get stuck on step two by Shareen K.Murayama in Harpy Hybrid Review

Teeter-Totter by Wilson Koewing in Harpy Hybrid Review (TW: violence, suicide ideation)

Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that have stayed with me this week:

Dead letters by Caroline Gonda in Ellipsis

The cake you bake your father is not a cake at all by Sara Torres-Albert in OkayDonkey

Ways to vanish by Emily Roth in Reflex

Week’s end by Yash Seyedbagheri  in Maudlin House

Rewind by Amy Wang in X-R-A-Y lit

Divinity and life and war and confusion by Jennifer Fliss in Parentheses journal

at the age of by Nardine Taleb in Parentheses journal

Dinner bell by Sofia Fey in The Hellebore

On finding a body in the woods by Jo Withers in Reflex

Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that have stayed with me this week:

Follow you into the dark by Purnima Bala in Sledgehammer lit

novels_Im_going_to_write.docx by Aatif Rashid in X-R-A-Y lit

Lawn and garden by Timothy Boudreau in MonkeyBicycle

Patterns by Rick White in Reflex

In the dark by Anthony Gibson in Pidgeonholes

Concessions by Lori Barrett in Height Chart lit

Only together by Mileva Anastasiadou in Height Chart lit

Familiar beats by Christina Tudor in The Lumiere Review

First date by Kelle Schillaci Clarke in The Lumiere Review

Day drink by Kaitlyn Crow in The Lumiere Review

Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that have stayed with me this week:

Other husbands by M.L Krishnan in OkayDonkey

It’s never just a pattern when Granny knits your aran by Kate Campbell in Fudoki magazine

Des(s)ert by Aram Mrjoian in Quarterly West

Pop, Pop, — by Corbin Muck in Quarterly West

Love & self. In ten acts by Ayesha Raees in Quarterly West

The story of Lil Fish Pie by Janis Freegard in Reflex

The train from Gobowen by Mary Thompson in Reflex

Short Story Sunday

These are the stories that have stayed with me this week:

What ifs by Kaimma in Trampset

Lindsey by Stephanie Yu in Trampset

Stay by Sarah Freligh in Flash Frog

Empty words by Kristen Loesch in Fractured lit

Inertia by Sharni Wilson in Ellipsis zine

Handover notes by Victoria Richards in Reflex

The daughters by Joy Guo in Atticus review

Everything they are running from and a few things they are running towards by Matt Kendrick in Cheap Pop

Forgive me by Amina Gautier in TriQuarterly

Still breath by Rasheeda Sakra in TriQuarterly