Stories from
January, 2022

He types “happy birthday,” deletes it. They haven’t spoken in years. He types it again, now with two exclamation points. Is that enough?

William Talley (@willliert) is your friend.

He wrote stories, but they always ended with a predictable twist. Then he was hit by a bus.

Carl Gable is a writer. He’s not sure how it’s going to end.

The child said, “I don’t want to grow up and be drafted.” They told her not to worry because she was a girl. Somehow, that didn’t help.

Alisa Golden still worries at