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Published: Lili's Song (Hot Metal Bridge)

Hot Metal Bridge is the literary journal of the MFA Program at the University of Pittsburgh. They have published work by Sherman Alexie, Sherrie Flick, Dan Chaon, Ewa Chrusciel, and Rodrigo Toscano, and more. 467 more words


Published: A Kentish Summer (The Vignette Review)

I wrote about vignettes a short while ago and how they have been a way for me to do finger exercises for writing, to find my way into a story, or to get unstuck while in the middle of writing one. 341 more words


Published: The Weight of His Bones (The Nottingham Review)

This is a flash fiction piece that started out as a much longer story about an adolescent boy who gropes women in public places (see my footnote at the end of this post). 440 more words


Published: The Golden Amulet (Amazon's Day One Literary Journal)

Of course, she could not imagine telling Girish now. Listening to him describing the meeting with Panditji to Nitin and Kathleen a couple nights ago, mentioning the miscarriages as if they had been routine business failures that simply needed better planning rather than magical protection, her secret had burrowed deeper.

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Published: The Waiting (Lunch Ticket Amuse-Bouche: Spotlight)

One boy is more vicious than the rest. He lopes over like some big movie villain and lands a kick on my husband’s face, sending him sprawling sideways.

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