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The wind blows. The sun dwindles. The ice waits. more »

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Despite the distracting jewellery, the cleavage and the exercised bodies, we look in the mirror and say, What happened? By M.A.C. Farrant. more »

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Overflow, Michael Levin

A sleepwalking old man brings a community together in the waves of the sea. more »

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Jenny didn’t have to run away to join the circus—it came to her. But not with midgets, bearded ladies or elephant men in tow. No sir, the circus had gone out and bought itself some style. more »

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"Gypsy Goat Woman" by Jake Genen

A young girl gets a taste of show business by acting as Sleeping Beauty in a sideshow. more »

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In this excerpt from Adam Gilders' Another Ventriloquist, a father builds his daughter a swan's nest, a ventriloquist revises his act, and a beaver terrorizes a neighbourhood. more »

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In this excerpt from Steven Heighton's new book, The Dead Are More Visible, a firefighter must decide what lives are worth saving in the heat of a four-alarm fire. The official line is that firefighters save people—but what about reptiles? more »

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In Katie Daubs' short fiction, a father writes a deathbed letter to his children, explaining the surprising way he really met their mother. more »

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"We smoke, sometimes we drink, pop a few pills, eat peanuts, or suck on hard candy." Nine unambiguous short stories by David Albahari. more »

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Jeremy Bruneel

"And if you haven’t yet learned which colour you are, it shouldn’t matter, one tends to think." more »

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