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Tim O’Brien and I – “The Things They Carried”

14 November, 2011 от · No comments

Jasmina Tacheva Photo: Pioneer Library System Tim O’Brien (born October 1, 1946 in Minnesota) is an American novelist who often writes about his experiences in the Vietnam War and the impact the war had on the American servicemen who fought there. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Harper’s, The Atlantic, Playboy, […]

New Fiction by Zdravka Evtimova

30 May, 2011 от · 1 comment

Robert Barton The inaugural story published by Best Fiction is Carts by Zdravka Evtimova. Ms. Evtimova lives in Pernik, Bulgaria, and works as a literary translator from English, French and German. Her short stories have appeared in American journals such as Antioch Review, Massachusetts Review, the anthology New Sudden Fiction, as well as in various […]

Night Flight

24 July, 2010 от · No comments

Shae Davidson Photo: Joi “There was a river in Ohio that caught fire,” Gordon said as he poured sugar into his coffee. “Near Cleveland, I think. So many chemicals dumped in year after year—one day it just went.” Gordon was a reliable source for obscure information whether useful, disturbing, or just puzzling. His family had […]


6 July, 2010 от · No comments

Erin Chandler Photo: Hamed Saber “I’ve been where you’re hanging, I think I can see how you’re penned; when you are not feeling holy your loneliness says that you’ve sinned…” Leonard Cohen It was Anton I was most worried about. Not how I was going to get back to North Carolina, where I was going […]


2 July, 2010 от · 1 comment

Rose McCann Photo: Lidia Tagnesi -1- It’s early Saturday morning, the Halloween party ended hours ago, and before his overnight guests begin to stir from their drug- and alcohol-induced sleep, William de Vere discovers a letter that the landlady has slid under his door in the middle of the night. With growing alarm he reads […]