Sunday Shorts — “Peripheral,” by Jeffrey Ricker

One of the wonderful things about this lovely internet age in which we live is that I can connect with authors I adore through newsletters and blogs and updates so I don't miss things. Except, of course, I then miss things because I'm trying to keep up with newsletters and blogs and updates. It's a … Continue reading Sunday Shorts — “Peripheral,” by Jeffrey Ricker

Sunday Shorts – “Skin,” by Christian Baines

Kyle, a young newcomer to New Orleans, is haunted by the memory of his first lover, brutally murdered just outside the French Quarter.  Marc, a young Quarter hustler, is haunted by an eccentric spirit that shares his dreams, and by the handsome but vicious lover who shares his bed.  When the barrier between these men … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “Skin,” by Christian Baines

Sunday Shorts – “Hearts Alight,” by Elliot Cooper

Dave Cunningham hates the rampant consumerism that’s come to dominate his family’s Hanukkah celebrations. But a chance to bring a bit of a holiday happiness to his long-time crush, Amit Cohen, helps put him in a more festive mood. In the quest to craft the perfect gift, Dave tries to urge a few personal details … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “Hearts Alight,” by Elliot Cooper