Short Story / Writers / Writing

The Manual for Mormon Girls by Brendon Vayo

        Over twenty-five hundred miles, the canopy dwindles until the desert is close enough to swallow it. I had the sense that we were climbing, but am disoriented when mountains explode like the rocky humps of dinosaurs wakening from ancient slumber. We stop in a whirl of chalk, catch our breath. Salt Lake City shimmers above … Continue reading

Short Story / Writers / Writing

Disease by Linda Tzoref

        “Which one do you want?” Joelle asked Karen.         “I don’t care,” Karen said and shrugged.”         Then I’ll take the one over here, away from the door.”         Each bed was so narrow there was barely room enough for a thin person. The mattresses were flimsy, not much thicker than a giant piece of gauze. It was … Continue reading