Hello there true decoders! Our very first I&C video. Enjoy this scintillating review of Chang-Rae Lee’s “Coming Home Again” for your viewing pleasure.
Brian Fender is 44 and lives with ALS. Despite being unable to speak, he is thankful for the inspiration that comes with a new day and the technological devices that make acting on the inspiration possible. Fender holds an MFA in fiction writing from the New School University. Fender is published in Permafrost vol. 33, Paper
A Short Story by Brian Fender
Who doesn’t remember those awesome R.L. Stine books that scared every kid in America? Those stories could make turning the lights out a cause for terror. They were kind of a rite of passage for a lot of bibliophiles like myself, and they’ll always have a special little place in my black heart. It’s no surprise
Julienne Grey was recently awarded the Slice Literary Writers’ Conference Scholarship and has done feature interviews for Slice Magazine. Her work has appeared in Pindeldyboz, Squawk Back, theNewerYork, and Quail Bell Magazine. She has stories forthcoming in Joyland, SmokeLong Quarterly, Blue Fifth Review, and Slice issue 16.
The first time Patrick came to Delilah’s Diner he was so afraid she’d laugh that his face went pink. “Two eggs over easy, sprinkled with sweet relish and pine nuts. And one orange juice with maraschino cherries, please.” “I’ll see what I can do,” Delilah replied. “—If that’s too hard, I can try something else,”