Stories by
Stephen Delaney

He needs to describe it. Can’t. In the story he tells, then, it’s his cousin who returned from the brink.

Stephen Delaney’s story “The Calm” was recently published in Blink-Ink. You can find him him @smallestwords.

Only once, in a dream, did he say those three soft words—then jerk upright, panic-stricken, as if somebody heard.

A writer and editor, Stephen Delaney has had recent work published at Requited. He tweets as @marginalwords.

“We’re not in either, we’re between,” Dad says, eyes ahead.

His new navigator, I try to find us—swallowed by a crack between states.

Stephen Delaney: “Last revision. Promise!”

Q: Looking back, how did it feel to be a famous photographer?

A: Like you, kid. I saw pain and suffering, focused my lens on it.

Stephen Delaney isn’t a big fan of real life, but he’s glad it gives material for fiction. He tweets as @marginalwords.