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Note From the Editor, Issue 6

This is Bull & Cross’ sixth issue, and I’m very happy to say that the stories just keep getting better. J. Bradley kicks us off with an excellent piece of micro-fiction. I tried to snag one of his stories for an earlier issue, but another editor beat me to it, and it’s no surprise. He’s managed to...

Catch and Release

Mitch asks me when was the last time I kissed a woman. I count my thumb and index finger on my right hand, hold it up for Mitch to see, add years at the end. You should do what I do, Mitch says. Always go to their place or a hotel or something. He points...

Bubble Wand

(I.) “Mm.” Kim looked around, startled, as he entered his bedroom where his sister was deep in sleep. Her brow was furrowed and she groaned again before rolling over. He had waited for her to nod off before creeping out onto the landing at the top of the stairs where he sat, head leaned against...

Introduction to Other Cultures

As the chair of the hiring committee, I kept sneaking the application to the top of the pile, until we had a live interview.  I confess that I was startled when he stepped off the plane.  He was in warrior dress, with a bone through the nose, carrying a spear, with some kind of grass...