― William Maxwell, So Long, See You Tomorrow
All writers need a way to bring their voice and work into the world. Enormous thanks to Deracine, Across the Margin, Jam Tarts Magazine, Sixfold, Eastern Iowa Review, Desi Writers Workshop, and River River for believing in and publishing my work.
Something is wrong in their marriage. Can he fix it with a gift?
Leon and Stacy meet at a high school speech tournament. He wants to get to know her better. Does she feel the same?
Willy Boy and Sam are dead and she's all alone in a small Northern California town. Why stay?
Dylan's mother is in hospice. She has specific final wishes. Will he follow them?
Jamie Joyner is the maid of honor at her gay ex-husband Trey's Las Vegas wedding. Getting through it may be harder than she thinks.
The ferry to Snail Island is stalled. Kay needs to get to her sister Char's birthday party. Will she make it?
Jim Muncie's wife wants him to retire, but he wants to keep working despite some health challenges. Then something happens that will affect him forever.
Five characters, five lunches, five separate years, five locations. Do we eat to live or live to eat? Across the Margin.
A family vacation goes up in flames.