“Well well well. Look who’s come to me, the last person they ever wanted to come to for help,
for help.” Evan Eggers lays down the law.
“Swedish writer: I can see that this will be important.” A look at writers around the world from Robin Wyatt Dunn.
“The rooms held unlikely collections of objects. A pink fainting couch next to a massive granite coffee table. Flouncy floor lamps in one room; modern chrome and leather chairs in the next.” Tangy, creamy fiction from Freda Love Smith.
“Marco did not swim in the lakes, not even the large ones. He was not afraid of teeth nibbling at his feet, or a tentacle from some prehistoric beast wrapping itself around his thigh. He was not a true believer like his sister.” New fiction from Andrew F. Sullivan .
“Caroline could probably have asked for a postponement of her jury duty, but then she’d just have to do it later. Better get it over and done. Her Eric would’ve said it was a responsibility owed to our American community, a sign of our aspiration to justice and truth. In her head she heard The Sex Pistols.” New fiction from Cezarija Abartis.
“Thin and white: for too long, that was the only answer. Then, finally, thin and tan was acceptable. Then thin and brown—but not too brown, right? Sad, but true.” New fiction by Tara Campbell.