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The University and the Beast: A Fairy Tale

The University and the Beast: a fairy tale by Krissy Kneen. In February 2011 Krissy Kneen enrolled in a PhD in creative writing, looking...

Story Truth

Recently I’ve become obsessed with the idea of truth. I’ve put a lot of thought into it and come to the conclusion that there...

Going

A tire swing hung from an aging elm where Devin would push his younger brother Corey so high I could feel my stomach drop...

Episode 7, Numbers.

I just did a survey on the Huffington Post. Actually it was promoted by the Huffington Post, but it was on the Slate website. ...

The Fireman

Waiting to board a bus, her reflection tells quite a different story. A rich, young, independent woman. She shuffles forward, watches herself in the...

The Chess Game

It started small. The nudges against her father’s control, his put downs and criticisms. His expectation she would mould to his will like clay. Olga watched him...

Loyal

The children had been both wolves and sheep and knew which they preferred. But it was not up to them to choose because in...

The Jacket

When the smoke had cleared, all was finally revealed. Charred hopes and dreams were strewn across the once orderly street. Norma Jones stood, square-legged...

In my father’s house

THERE was no sign on the door of my parents’ bedroom that said ‘keep out’, but I knew it was not a place to...

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