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Found 6 stories tagged 'Magical Realism'.


Hal Y. Zhang


Mar 7, 2019 · 99 words (1 minute) · 12 views

Fantasy poetry Magical Realism

My first published poem. Food, reincarnation, mothers and daughters.

brown bird standing on brown wooden boardwalk

Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

The Boy Who Loved Clouds

Mar 5, 2019 · 7,717 words (29 minutes) · 22 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Magical Realism erotic in a wholesome sort of way

Adyahksa Samahita left India as an aspiring writer and returns as an acclaimed but jaded darling of the literary world ... and a writer who has run out of stories to tell. Out in the countryside of Uttar Pradesh, he meets someone or something that challenges everything he thought he knew about writing and life. This story first appeared in Amazing Stories and was later anthologized in Best Erotic Fantasy, edited by Cecilia Tan.

grayscale photo of tree

Jen Knox


Mar 3, 2019 · 2,352 words (9 minutes)

Literary Fiction rideshare death Magical Realism jen knox fiction short fiction Fantasy Satire

"Am I dead?”  “You should be so lucky. All this craziness going on in your world.” As she spoke, a child who looked like Peter from The Snowy Day, the first book I remember reading, ran alongside us on the street in his red suit.

black and blue LED light

Jen Knox

Our Sky, the Ocean

Dec 19, 2018 · 735 words (3 minutes) · 104 views

Literary Fiction family stories Magical Realism our sky magic the ocean jen knox childhood story short fiction short story sisterhood

Two sisters learn to see the world in new ways.


Jen Knox

Senile Cradle

Nov 15, 2018 · 3,073 words (12 minutes) · 121 views

Horror Literary Fiction Strange senile cradle Magical Realism jen knox fiction short fiction

An unexpected visitor shows up in the garage on a winter day.


Effie Seiberg

Dinkley's Ice Cream

Sep 20, 2017 · 4,022 words (15 minutes) · 313 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Optimistic Magical Realism Single Mom 4 year olds are awesome

A tired and broke single mom scrapes together the change to take her daughter to the fair. When she tries ice cream that tastes like childhood, she gets sucked in and goes back, again and again. Meaningful breakthrough coming, or swept into a spiral of addiction? Take a lick and find out...

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