The Honest Ulsterman for October includes my story “African Grey,” about a parrot. Thanks to editor Greg McCartney. LINK
The online magazine Fiction on the Web posted my story “Kensington Street,” set in New Haven in the 1970s. For a summer job for a housing agency, two architecture students measure old houses and meet the black residents. LINK
Cold Coffee Stand online magazine posted my story “Animal Anthem.” Wesley Grubb writes an inspiring song for his girlfriend’s animal rights group. LINK 1
Longshot Island online magazine posted my story “The Guest.” A young college teacher attends a party on New Year’s Day, possibly by mistake. LINK 2
The Green Light magazine published issue 3 with my stories “The Librarian” and “The Silver Locket.” Hazel Lampwick, at the Hapsburg Public Library, hires Laurel after an animal rights protest. In the shop on Mulberry Lane, Nora Devereux examines a silver locket and papers that came with it, papers that tell an unusual story. LINK
For the month of August, Spelk Fiction publishes one new flash each day. August 2 saw my “One Morning.” LINK
Coldnoon, a travel magazine from New Delhi, India, has a new issue called “Rhododendron,” which includes my fictional “Utopian Cities,” from the Geosophical Club. Thanks to editor Arup K. Chatterjee. LINK
In June, my flash fiction “Outdoor Café” was posted in Fictive Dream, LINK A tourist couple at an outdoor café and an unknown savior.
My flash fiction “Ritterburg” was posted in Mojave River Review, LINK A model of a castle made of paper, its travels with me, and a fiery sacrifice.
My flash fiction “Electrozoa” was published in a new Scottish magazine called Nitrogen House. From the series of Geosophical Cities, the first city in cyberspace.
July 16, my flash fiction “Allegheny Spa” was posted in Idle Ink, LINK Brought down by sciatica, I visit the spa in Hushington, another Geosophical city.
Bellingham Review issue 76, spring 2018, includes my essay “Labyrinth.” LINK It begins with a family memory, follows at the labyrinth in myth and history, and suggests some types of labyrinth today.
The online magazine As It Ought to Be posted my essay “What Would Jesus Say?” Thanks to editor Chase Dimock. I argue that the words of Jesus as quoted have a literary quality, and that he wrote the parables and sermons before preaching them. LINK