Second Reply to Gripegut

Porridge Magazine posted my fiction “Second Reply to Gripegut,” inspired by pugnacious theorists such as Max Weber. LINK


American Cities

Queen Mob’s Tea House posted my “American Cities,” three profiles from the Geosophical series: Leisuria, Youngtown, and Beh. Thanks to editor Reb Livingston. LINK


The online magazine Subtle Fiction from New Zealand posted my short story “Hardware.” Shakewell Hardware is a family business in Hapsburg, Virginia, but the family is losing interest. Long-time clerk Ernie Watkins can help. LINK

Lunaport, A True Love Knot

Moonchild Magazine posted my futurist story “Lunaport” under the tab “more magic.” LINK An imaginary city on the moon.

The Summerset Review posted my post-Civil War story “A True Love Knot.” LINK In Hapsburg, Virginia, the industrialist and eligible bachelor Raphael Poindexter starts a “female academy.” He and the headmaster, both from Boston, marry two in the first class of graduates.

Hezekiah’s Tunnel

On a day when the United States announces it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Tuck Magazine posted my essay on an ancient tunnel under the city. Attributed to King Hezekiah in the Bible, the tunnel may have inspired stories of “forts” and “underground passages” in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. LINK