Issue 4 Fiction

“Grits have never done much for me. They seem an offensive imitation of oatmeal.”
– Flannery O’Connor

Things with Feathers
by David Finney

A gritty kind of love, one that happens in old motorboats over un-shucked oysters.

Ones and Zeros
by Jonathan Crossley

An encounter zeroing in on the scarcity of real human connections in the Information Age.

by Reid Maruyama

A young boy and his model airplane grapple with the bottomlessness of sudden loss.

Hard Candies in Old People’s Homes
by Travis Bill

When anxieties of the old and young collide.

A Day in the Shoppe
by Claire Stringer

A crochety cartographer’s puttering rumination.

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