From The Apartment on Market Street: A Visit to Macy’s

From The Apartment on Market Street: A Visit to Macy’s

A few days after it came up with our relationship counselor, Seth, we made our way to the Macy’s cosmetics counter at the Holyoke Mall. The Holyoke Mall was the shopping mall at the nexus of biggest and closest to us, so that one of the things Anna and I did together...
Where We Go When All We Were is Gone

Where We Go When All We Were is Gone

I’m dancing in Shibuya’s Hachiko Square with hundreds of people. We flail wildly, bark at bystanders, and have a general disregard for our well-being. We’ve been at it for days now, and despite our hunger and thirst, the pain coursing through our bodies as if our...
Excerpts from American Meteor

Excerpts from American Meteor

American Meteor (due from Bellevue Literary Press in May, 2015) In this panoramic tale of Manifest Destiny, Stephen Moran comes of age with the young country that he crosses on the Union Pacific, just as the railroad unites the continent. He is propelled westward from...
Intruder

Intruder

I’d crossed my next-door neighbor’s path in the hallway a number of times, but I’d never gotten a syllable out of him and the only look he’d ever given me was to make sure we weren’t about to collide. He’d turn his body sideways and avert his eyes if I passed him...
Excerpt from Bible Adventures

Excerpt from Bible Adventures

(from ​B​ible Adventures​ by Gabe Durham) When I was seven, my family moved from Springfield, MO, to Annandale, VA, so my mom could go to grad school and my dad could become the new preacher at the unfortunately named Falls Church Church of Christ. Since before I was...
The Eleventh Month

The Eleventh Month

On a Monday night early in November Gaddis dumped his motorcycle in the ditch turning onto his road, and Hal drove out to haul the bike up. It was snowing and the roads were unplowed, would not be plowed for days. It was the wet, icy snow. When Hal made the rise...
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