Vols. 5.1 – 5.4

Drawn from Water: A One-Act Play by Rosebud Ben-Oni

Drawn from Water: A One-Act Play by Rosebud Ben-Oni

Drama, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 Drawn from Water  was first produced by Thespian Productions at The Playhouse Theater at Roy Arias Studios and Theater in New York, NY in Oct 2011. Directed by Bob Teague and staring Ximena Mieles as Alejandra and Maurcio Pita as Zamora. CAST OF […]

Reaming: A Play by Alex Tamaki

Reaming: A Play by Alex Tamaki

Drama, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 Cast of Characters JULIAN: The dreamer SILVER: A ghost MAN 1 MAN 2 SEVERAL OTHER ACTORS: to move back and forth, on and off stage, assisting the MEN in cleaning up the mess, when called for. SCENE Nowhere.   I. […]

On Engagement by Bryan Shawn Wang

On Engagement by Bryan Shawn Wang

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 It was 1978, the summer before our senior year at the university, a time for surveying the landscape of my future—the daunting professional peaks to be scaled before settling into whatever halcyon realm lay beyond. As I confronted how I […]

The Passenger by Alanna Schubach

The Passenger by Alanna Schubach

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 It was in the backseat when Arkady woke up. He tried to discern from the rotting flavors in his mouth what he’d had to drink the night before. There was a smell of garlic. He sniffed his hands: it was […]

The Dead Fly Free by Rod Rosenquist

The Dead Fly Free by Rod Rosenquist

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 I. I was outdoors for only five minutes that morning but it was the type of bright mid-September day when the whole wet world smells like ripening blackberries, and you know, if you’ve got to get on a plane for […]

A Formidable Joy by Stephen V. Ramey

A Formidable Joy by Stephen V. Ramey

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 Fever is a woman coaxing him to climax, tugging insistently at self, pulling it out of him. He seems to hover above the sweat-glazed carcass in the hospital bed. Chrome is his vision, the wheezing thump his new heart. I’m […]

Prisoner of the Pines by Roger Pincus

Prisoner of the Pines by Roger Pincus

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 The clock on the wall of The Pines Elementary School gym could be tricky to read because of the metal cage that enclosed it like a primitive mask, protecting it from errant basketballs. But on a September morning thirty-five years […]

Antonio by R. C. Li

Antonio by R. C. Li

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 After Antonio finished his chocolate milk he closed his one good eye and rested his head on his lap. He knew it would be a while before his parents got home from work. It was cold out in the hallway […]

The Listening Game by Rich Larson

The Listening Game by Rich Larson

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 One of these days you’re going to hear something you shouldn’t, you little goose. Danny’s mother had told him this when she found him kneeling outside the door in his plaid pajama pants and Spider-Man shirt. But that was the […]

Swimming Lessons by Mimi Herman

Swimming Lessons by Mimi Herman

Fiction, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 2011 Jessie pressed her face against the passenger window of the Volvo, as far as her seat belt would allow her to sit from Anne. Six years old and sullen, she glared at the road, as if even blinking might be […]