Tag: family

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Six Months Dry"

Sober living, loss, and unexpected connections.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Secondhand"

Various time passages in an old home.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Anima"

A young woman's fears and observations, both past and present.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Briar Switch"

A dangerous trek to visit a dying father.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Suitors"

A story of high school, sexuality, and tagging; from Puerto del Sol's first online issue.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Don't Look Now"

Intertwined memories of institutions, family, and the creepy side of industrialization.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "I Only Want to Talk About the Nice Things"

On the eve of their daughter's wedding, a divorced couple is confused by old feelings despite sexual identities.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Toroid"

On mathematical shapes and family ruptures.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "We Men of Science"

A story of science, weirdness, and alternate realities.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Stay A While"

An elderly woman renovates her basement for renters and discovers uncomfortable truths about herself.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Murder Games"

Family relationships and the complexities of childhood imagination.

"Out the side door and into the yard. Plastic table, plastic sandbox in the shape of a turtle, two plastic chairs blown over. An empty birdfeeder. Ella had no idea why Blanket would be out here. This was why adventures needed preparation: because once they were underway they were always disappointments. In her backpack the string was unused, the flashlight unlit. She took the fork out just to feel like she had packed more wisely than she did."