Fiction – Short Stories

Wild Things, “The Man Who Jumped”

Wild Things, “The Man Who Jumped”

Author: Jaimee Wriston Colbert Publisher: BkMk Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Publication Date: October 15, 2016 Type: Short Story Collection Ordering: SPD Books in Berkeley, Amazon Social Media: Poets and Writers, Author Website Excerpt from the Wild Things collection, from the short story “The Man Who Jumped” (First published in Jane’s Stories IV: Bridges and Continue reading Wild Things, “The Man Who Jumped”

Left Behind

Left Behind

Author: © Mehek Naresh Type: Short Story Social Media: Twitter, Author Blog Congratulations to Mehek Naresh for winning the Eco-fiction 2016 Solarpunk Short Story Contest! This short story is published whole. Judges were Claudie Arseneault, author of Viral Airwaves and editor of Wings of Renewal: A Solarpunk Dragon Anthology, and T.X. Watson and Faith Roses Continue reading Left Behind

The Audit

The Audit

Author: © Rachel May Publisher: Moon Willow Press Publication Date: October 16, 2015 Type: Short Story from the Winds of Change anthology Author Link: Syracuse University Download Link Bill turned the mower off at the top of his sloping lawn and surveyed his handiwork. Alternating segments of taller and shorter grass filled the half-acre expanse Continue reading The Audit

How Close to Savage the Soul

How Close to Savage the Soul

Author: © John Atcheson Publisher: Moon Willow Press Publication Date: October 16, 2015 Type: Short Story from the Winds of Change anthology Author Links: Common Dreams, Author Website, Twitter Download Link The aromas hit him like a fist, poised there over five decades, waiting until now, triggered by this foolish trip. Fresh and fertile, seaweedy Continue reading How Close to Savage the Soul

Survival Skills

Survival Skills

Author: © Jean Ryan Type: Short Story Collection Publisher: Ashland Creek Press Publication Date: April 1, 2013 Ordering: Amazon Author Links: Website, Facebook, Twitter Excerpt from Survival Skills – “Migration” Eating her toast at the breakfast bar, Erica watched the geese browse. She pictured their broad, rubbery feet breaking through the thin layers of ice Continue reading Survival Skills

The Apology

The Apology

Author: © Paul Collins From the Anthology: Winds of Change: Short Stories about Our Climate Publication Date: October 16, 2015 Publisher: Moon Willow Press Press: Big Think “We do not know very much of the future Except that from generation to generation The same things happen again and again.” -Murder in the Cathedral. T.S. Eliot. Continue reading The Apology