“I moved here to embrace the not knowing. It doesn’t come easily.” Today’s #EssaySaturday USA is “On Not Knowing” by Katherine Plumhoff.
A love letter to humanity and nature, art and culture.
“This time scribbled across the front, reads, ‘Baci a Tutti Tua Rosa.’” Today’s #StorySunday USA is “Baci a Tutti” by Gabrielle Dufrene.
“Just like that, my world unravelled in seconds.” Today’s #EssaySaturday USA is “Wherever You Go, There You Are” by Teresa Shimogawa.
A story that crosses four generations of a family, “All Your Children, Scattered” looks at how communication breaks down, and how it might be repaired.
“The man in the camel wool djelaba appeared from the shadows…” Today’s #StorySunday USA is William Winston’s “The Sound of Snow Not Falling”.
“At Nowhere Lake, all was abandoned as if in midsentence.” Today’s #EssaySaturday USA is “Nowhere Lake” by Anita Kestin.
As a relatively young author, Brigitte Reimann imbued the novel with her convictions and enthusiasm for the work that her generation was doing to rebuild a post-war Germany that was ...
A married couple attend a business party and get more than they bargained for. Today’s #StorySunday USA is “Dinner Party Exit Strategy” by Max Talley.
They are all ‘green’, colleagues and customers, they are ‘active now’ The same with my students yesterday, I sent the fourth reminder.
“Before last night, the only cops who wore helmets rode motorcycles.” Today’s #StorySunday USA is “Good Humor Man” by Roy Lowenstein.
“He felt completely alone in that car, under that man’s hateful gaze.” Today’s #StorySunday USA is “The Last Time He Bowed” by Thomas Lee.
Historians say Nero did not set a fire; whether he was fiddling or not I do not know. It seems to me sometimes that America is figuratively burning, and at ...
Scego blends Italy’s contentious past and present, unearthing the layers beneath Rome’s glittering surface.
“But what to do with wild desire, which careens from bloom to bloom?” Today’s #StorySunday USA is “Amsterdam” by Andrew Bertaina.
“It was a nightmare,” he recalls. “There were hookers turning tricks in the bathroom and junkies shooting up in the halls. If you were predisposed for a nervous breakdown, then ...
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By turns surreal, familiar, inventive and astonishingly written – immerse yourself in these five stories that we are delighted to nominate for Best Small Fictions 2023! ...
This novel simply is. Give it the time and attention it deserves and it will stay with you for the rest of your life
“Problems begin on the flight to Frankfurt.” Today’s #StorySunday USA is “Cosmonaut Olga Returns from Space” by Maxim Matusevich.
How can we map new itineraries of empathy? Cartography is a way to organise knowledge, and a walk is what grounds those ideas in reality.