The cool kids at Scum Mag have published a 1000 word story of mine called After We Left. It’s a story about going back to your hometown, and sleeping with Snow White.
I’ve been quite taken with shorter short stories recently. I have found myself writing, and then editing down a lot more than I used to – erring on the side of impressionistic rather than explicit.
I think this has everything to do with the Collected Amy Hempel I managed to get for $3 at a second hand bookstore recently. Have you read anything by her? Go do so right now. Start with In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried.