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Best Indie Short Stories of 2019

  • FICTION

    DIFFICULT PEOPLE

    OCT. 20, 2018

  • FICTION

    THE PATRON SAINT OF LOST GIRLS

    OCT. 8, 2018

FICTION

THE PATRON SAINT OF LOST GIRLS

by Maureen Aitken

A moving work that demonstrates a nuanced understanding of the human condition. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AMAZING THINGS ARE HAPPENING HERE

    APRIL 15, 2019

FICTION

AMAZING THINGS ARE HAPPENING HERE

by Jacob M. Appel

Mordant, humorous stories that display a fine understanding of the human condition. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    FROM THE MIDWAY

    SEPT. 5, 2019

FICTION

FROM THE MIDWAY

by Leaf Seligman

A riveting fictional meditation on the persistent drive to find acceptance and connection. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF BONTHE AND OTHER STORIES OF WEST AFRICA

    AUG. 29, 2018

  • FICTION

    DARK CORNERS

    FEB. 15, 2019

FICTION

DARK CORNERS

by Reuben "Tihi" Hayslett

A gripping collection of yarns in which social disadvantages take on monstrous shapes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    FORTY STEPS AND OTHER STORIES

    JULY 27, 2018

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