Danielle Evans “Harvest” | Short Story #338

story: “Harvest” author: Danielle Evans year: 2010 from before you suffocate your own fool self where: Quarantine note: When I began this story, I thought it was going to be a first-person plural POV, but it surprised me into shifting into first-person singular. a line: “Every time I call my house, even those times when I … Continue reading Danielle Evans “Harvest” | Short Story #338


300 short stories: story 294

story: “There's a Man in the Habit of Hitting Me on the Head with an Umbrella" author: Fernando Sorrentino year: 1970 where: the Ikea kitchen table note: A must-read. a line:  “All he does is hit me. He accompanies me in all my acts--even the most intimate ones. I remember, in the beginning, that the blows kept … Continue reading 300 short stories: story 294

300 short stories: story 286

story: “Scenes of Passion and Despair” author: Joyce Carol Oates year: 2019 where: Abu Dhabi, kitchen table note: The scene in the tiny grocery store is the best part. a line:  “It was only the end of June and it seemed to her the summer had lasted years already. How to survive the summer?” & "The lover will not even … Continue reading 300 short stories: story 286