Literary Fiction stories

short story

Walter Dinjos

The Diamond Fish

1680 words (7 minutes)

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I lick the blob of blood on the tip of my thumb and resist crying as we paddle our old canoe toward the effulgen...

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short story

Dan Stout

Riding the Dragon

4057 words (15 minutes)

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With a grunt, the dragon pulled back a ribbed scale, exposing dark flesh that was soft as velvet and pocked with...

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short story

Reena Shah

Flamingos

5476 words (20 minutes)

Literary Fiction

Mari             Mari Mejia’s pet gerbil Loca lived for six months before dying in its sleep. Mari was five yea...

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short story

Amy Sisson

Ménagerie in Motion

2997 words (11 minutes)

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As Armand’s Amazing Traveling Ménagerie arrived on the outskirts of Beauvais, a young girl, perhaps ten years ol...

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novelette

Scott M. Roberts

The Revelations of Douglas Chandler

7818 words (29 minutes)

Literary Fiction

Elder Chandler planted himself in the door to our apartment's tiny kitchen and said, "We need to go see Indira B...

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short story

H.L. Fullerton

Eyelet You Go

1441 words (6 minutes)

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SHARE THE FUNNEST ITEM OF CLOTHING YOU'VE WORN. At the party someone, I forget who—we were all wasted by then—a...

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