“The Agent” by Nadira Boddie

Chapter 1 Sabrina pushed the bangs of her pixie cut out of her face as she stared at the bald-headed presenter in the middle of the small, indoor amphitheater. He was describing an AK-47. Bidding started at $10,000. The glaring ceiling lights made it hot, and Sabrina wouldn’t have been surprised if her eyeliner startedContinue reading ““The Agent” by Nadira Boddie”

“Telephone Game” by Evan Hoke

The Joanne Harrison Hopkins Literary Achievement Award Winner (2018)   “Oh my god, did you see what he was wearing today?” Cassidy asked with obvious distaste in her voice. She could hear her friends giggling through the speaker of the phone in her bedroom, and that notified her that it was time to continue withContinue reading ““Telephone Game” by Evan Hoke”

“Holden Apollo’s Origin Story” by Rachael Leubecker

His father came home from work, the shattered glass of a beer bottle imbedded in his back. Little brown spikes of glass speckled his shirt. With booze clotting the air, Bradley Apollo lumbered to a chair, feeling heavy and thick. His feet felt numb, catching beneath him with every step. Holden Apollo watched from aroundContinue reading ““Holden Apollo’s Origin Story” by Rachael Leubecker”