Joan Silber on the secret of the body

In your story for this week, “Evolution,” a teen named Kara runs from New York to Arizona with her older boyfriend, Brody, in 1980, experiencing liberation and disappointment with her newfound sexual freedom. Reflecting on the events of the story, the older Kara says that “people believe in sex in a way that they don’t … Read more

Flash fiction: interface revamp that’s going well

This is the seventh story in the Flash Fiction series online this summer. You can read the entire series, and Flash Fiction stories from previous years, here. Between the outer wall and the Sheetrock, a waterproofing layer was missing. The builders, in their defence, said the class had simply been forgotten, not left out in … Read more