Kansas Boys by Becky Mandelbaum, short story book cover artwork

“Kansas Boys” by Becky Mandelbaum

When the girl he loves moves away, Peter will do anything to get to her, even if it means working for an arthritic one-handed Veteran artist with an obsession for a past-love….

Smile by Molly Tanzer, short story book cover artwork

“Smile” by Molly Tanzer

That feeling when you’re sitting in the diner trying to write your Women’s Studies essay and a pudgy grey-haired guy and two young women are playing some kind of erotic game t…

Woman peeking through purple curtains

“Balancing Act” by N.O.A. Rawle

Jeremy is desperate to marry Clarisse and impress her rich parents. The problem is he is in debt and is vulnerable to snake oil salesman, Du Monde.

Woman peeking through purple curtains

“Balancing Act” by N.O.A. Rawle

Jeremy is desperate to marry Clarisse and impress her rich parents. The problem is he is in debt and is vulnerable to snake oil salesman, Du Monde.

man and woman kissing

“Little Deaths” by John Palisano

He thinks of what the French call orgasms – ‘Little Deaths’ – as he thinks how he wants to die a little for Annie, for her lips and her teeth, biting into his mouth, making him bleed into her.