Short Stories

Burnt Offering

Burnt Offering

“..this genus seemed to like the burn, feeding on food made by the death of their host trees, seizing the moment of abundant destruction and few competitors. They thrived without human help or interference, the successful fruiting of an underlying organism that...

Effigy

Effigy

Jennie sat alone on a blue velvet cushion in a restored steam-powered hearse, on the ground floor of Alex Jordan Junior’s warehouse, on the hot July afternoon of the funeral of her father-in-law, Alexander Jordan Senior, who never did acknowledge Jennie as his...