300 short stories: story 261

story: “The Girl Who Did Not Know Fear” author: Kelly Link year: 2019 where: California Zephyr Train note: From the last issue of Tin House a line: “They don't have sex shops in Quebec? After that, Martine went through this whole phrase.” theme(s): Mothers and Daughters, Queer relationships, travel, fear


300 short stories:: story 220

story: “Catskin” author: Kelly Link year: 2005 where: Blacksmith Coffee note: In a review for this short story by Matt Hilliard, he writes, "The cat who in a fairy tale would have turned into a princess for him to marry was lost, though of course Small is too young to be disappointed, he wants a mother, … Continue reading 300 short stories:: story 220

300 short stories:: story 218

story: “The Faery Handbag” author: Kelly Link year: 2005 where: afterwork at work note: There is a free copy of this story online via Small Beer Press! a line: “If you called the faery handbag by its right name, it would be something like “orzipanikanikcz,” which means the “bag of skin where the world lives,” only Zofia … Continue reading 300 short stories:: story 218