Short Stories

Fiction from the Current Issue

The Ladder

By Mika Seifert


By Torgny Lindgren

Fiction from the Archive

The Promised Land

By Elizabeth Altomonte


By Gina Ochsner

Ex Cathedra

By John Biguenet

A Map of the Watershed

By Nathan Poole

The Broom

By Yossel Birstein

Freak of Nature

By Valerie Sayers

The Vermilion Saint

By A.N. Muia

The Weight of Fire

By Diane Glancy

Looking Good

By Susanna Childress

The Dervish and the Mermaid

By Hamid Ismailov


By Walter Wangerin Jr.


By Erin McGraw

The Spif

By Mary Burns

Ideal Marriage

By Janet Peery

Fighting Fish

By Samuel Thomas Martin


By Lindsey Griffin

A Viewing Party

By Shannon Skelton

The Wedding Season

By Maureen McGranaghan

Give Dust a Tongue

By John F. Deane

The Three Kings

By Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen

La Pulchra Nota

By Molly McNett
Awarded a 2015 Pushcart Prize

Sticking the Landing

By Tim Farringtonn


By Tony Woodlief

Pavane for a Dead Princess

By Graham Hillard

And Not as a Stranger

By Lucy Warner

A Girl I Really Knew

By Bryce Taylor

In the Clear

By Christopher David Hall

Tidal Wave

By Valerie Sayers

The Neighbor

By Mary Gordon

Jesus Called

By Michael Morris

Ordinary Ghosts

By Christian Michener

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