And Yet by Brian Evenson, short story book cover artwork

“And Yet” by Brian Evenson

Ellie looks for answers after her boyfriend vanishes, focusing on a family photo he left behind. But her search brings her no closer to finding him — and the more she persist…

Windeye by Brian Evenson, short story book cover artwork

“Windeye” by Brian Evenson

They spent their childhood playing games, he and his sister, and there was no game more fun than searching for pretend oddities around their bungalow of a house. But when he c…

The Girls by Rachel Sherman, short story book cover artwork

“The Girls” by Rachel Sherman

The girls arrive today from Honduras — Kari’s adopted teenaged sisters — but after nearly a year of anticipation, she is no closer to envisioning their past or the family and …

The Mandelbrot Set by Janet Burroway, short story book cover artwork

“The Mandelbrot Set” by Janet Burroway

Benni Mandelbrot is a number cruncher, a successful one. Yet, here he is, thinking about mortality and the two million dollars he needs to seduce out of a party guest — until …

Liberty by Marc Laidlaw, short story book cover artwork

“Liberty” by Marc Laidlaw

They arrive at the cabin in the cold, deserted mist of trees with a grocery bag of bottles and a sma…

The New Thieves by Thaisa Frank, short story book cover artwork

“The New Thieves” by Thaisa Frank

One night her lover voices a request to her that she doesn’t understand. What at first seems like a riddle is much demanding, intimate, and powerful.

Jew by Sara Lippmann, short story book cover artwork

“Jew” by Sara Lippmann

A husband and wife go to an unfamiliar part of town, both adrift since giving birth to a terminally ill child, till they entered that strange shop.