Category Archives: Fiction

Spaniel, Parts I & II: Fiction by Jael Montellano

Spaniel I I see her through the window coming up the sidewalk and I know it’s mija. It’s my daughter. I never knew what her mother told her in the beginning, whether she told her I died or wasn’t her papá at all, just some stranger who visited once.

Louise “Weezy” Heller Recalls What Stuck: Fiction by Mary Ryan Karnes

I. Julius played piano in the old folks’ home, Monday and Saturday afternoons, accompanied by the sound of creaking joints. His mother called him Jewel–yuss. A clear Saturday morning, Julius, still drunk, drove his hybrid right into the lobby. Tabby the nurse was flattened. Immediately Julius realized what he’d done,