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We publish short stories from emerging and established writers world over.

“La Fortune” by Michael Minassian

LA FORTUNE   None of the blancs noticed that the other prisoners at Krome always avoided Lafortune.  Lafortune himself did not seem to mind.  While the...

“Earthquakes” – fiction by Lesley Agams

EARTHQUAKES     Olivia Wilson stood in front of the gates. She remembered the lessons the nuns taught in Sunday school about the seven deadly sins....

GIVE ME YOUR TEETH: a children’s story by Amirah Al Wassif,...

Introduction by Tariro Ndoro   I remember reading as a child quite vividly. My favourite stories were by Roald Dahl and were mostly improbable stories set...
Crashed

“Crashed” – fiction by Bonnie E. Carlson

Crashed   “Rachel, you look lovely, dear.” Wesley held the door for me as we walked in, wearing his charcoal cashmere turtleneck under his buttery soft...
Rhythms of life

“Rhythms of Life” – fiction by Onuchukwu Joseph Chimezie

Rhythms of Life   Miss Abosede always came to our house every evening with the fervency of a university student in search of a missing result....
Jennifer Chinenye Emelife

My 33 by Jennifer Chinenye Emelife

Mimi kissed my forehead in that her legendary manner and whispered, ‘You should have seen it coming. You know them by the kind of...
Love is an Animal Thing

Love is an Animal Thing

Love is an Animal Thing For Chibuzo Anuonye, for buying a TV set that year. Whoever football did not make mad would be sane for the...
HOW TO CAST A SPELL ON MATING DOGS

HOW TO CAST A SPELL ON MATING DOGS

HOW TO CAST A SPELL ON MATING DOGS by Ozimede Sunny Ekhalume Before we leave home, Bimbo coaches us, Tope and me, on how to...
Daughters who became lovers

Daughters Who Become Lovers (A short story)

Daughters Who Become Lovers by Jennifer Emelife The duvet swells over his body.  He shivers, in spite of its warmth, and coughs so hard the...

New Flash Fiction by Jennifer Chinenye Emelife

No Hiding Place Your sleep is as short as your life. Your body aches and you wonder if it is the floor or the sharp...
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