Short Stories

What we talk about when we talk about "Cat Person" by Kristen Roupenian.
It's Short Story Month -- and these make for great lunch break reads.
Yet before I travel with you to how this surrealism is altering the universe I exist in I must mention an important oddity
A gorgeous graphic adaptation breathes new life into Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery."
In the days when I sold my first husband's paintings we made quite the cute team. It fooled us.
🚂 Yet another reason y'all need to get on the short fiction train. 🚂
"Why can’t you let me leave this life in peace?”
Awake and asleep all at once and lying on my side on a hard bed, slowly waking. I had no clue where I was, a sensation so familiar as to remove any tartness. Instead, I was blasé about discovering where now had I landed.
Joy Williams’ peculiar "Ninety-Nine Stories of God" blends philosophy with fantasy.
Everything about life in Paris was exaggerated, even if it meant ending things, by guillotine. Starting with the despicable garret apartment they rented from a hag who despised everyone.
I decided to conduct a fat experiment, for LARS of course (Large Animal Research Station). Whilst hanging with my Manhattan
Noyes’ characters grope around in the dark for meaning in their rural hometowns.