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Longlisted for Wigleaf’s Top 50 Very Short Fictions of 2017

Well, how ’bout that?  “Woman Wear For Love” was longlisted for Wigleaf’s Top 50 Very Short Fictions of 2017.  An honour, and many thanks to Pithead Chapel for the nomination!  It’s the first flash fiction piece I’ve sent anywhere.  ‘Spose it’s time to submit a few more stories before diving into novel revision….

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a story in Pithead Chapel

Makeup, morals, and men… in the Kingdom.  Check out “Women Wear for Love,” a short piece now out in Pithead Chapel (Vol 5, Issue 7).  Here’s a teaser! It’s twilight in the parking lot of the Al-Ghosaibi Mall, and in the back of her father’s car, my cousin is making me a woman.  Tonight is our last training with you.…

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cities of belonging: a calvino tribute

Of the many who seek Trilagos, only the mid-life traveler knows she is doing so. By the time she sets out, its name will have brushed across the tail end of her dreams for the better part of forty years, until the morning she awoke and plucked it from the ether.  Finally, she has something: a name, a city-state, an idea. It…

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a story in Newfound Journal

Washing machines, watching men, and a washroom…? Check out “The Way Things Works Around Here,” now available under fiction in Newfound Journal’s current Winter issue. Here’s a little excerpt: For weeks afterward, we tuned ourselves to the television sets for news of the fat white man, but none came. We knew the airport, and indeed, our island, could not afford…

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