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Note from the Editor, Issue 2

I’m very happy to introduce three more great stories by three more great authors. I jumped on Amber D. Tran’s “Ilh-eobeolin” as soon as it hit my inbox. I’ve been on the lookout for compelling, smart non-fiction, and her story hit that mark. Her piece captures, accurately I think, the emotional mix so common for...

Ilh-eobeolin

I lose my husband in the heart of the Gwangjang Market in South Korea. A woman stops me outside of a mattress marketplace and points at her eyes, then at mine. She is carrying a knock-off Coach purse and wearing fuzzy bunny rabbit slippers. A plume of black hair splits at the top of her...

The Suppressed

(Curtains rise on OPHELIA, who is sipping tea at a café. YOEL walks by. They both make eye contact.) OPHELIA – (Under her breathe) Ugh. Here it comes… YOEL – Ophelia! OPHELIA – Hi, Joel. (Starts to exit) YOEL – Hey, wait. Come back. I just want to talk. Please. Sit. (He gestures and sits)...

Once A Fine Notion

The old house stands on the edge of a mudflat along the Cheyenne River. Most of the white paint that once made its wood glisten in the sun has peeled off and been blown into the mudflat or been carried off by the slow moving currents of the river. The exposed wood is weather-worn and...