Dariel Suarez

Dariel Suarez - Beets

Dariel Suarez is a Cuban-born writer who came to the United States in 1997. He earned his M.F.A. in fiction… Read more »
Janice Greenwood

Janice Greenwood - Patience

Janice Greenwood’s writing has appeared in Cider Press Review, Cimarron Review, and New England Review. She was recently nominated for… Read more »
Jesse Donaldson
The First Moons of Sitting Bull

Jesse Donaldson - The First Moons of Sitting Bull

Jesse Donaldson is a graduate of Kenyon College and The Michener Center for Writers. He’s worked as a groundskeeper for… Read more »
Robert Guthrie
The Glass

Robert Guthrie - The Glass

Robert Guthrie lives in Little Rock, AR with a pair of red-headed women. Aside from the story featured in this… Read more »

The Glass

Robert Guthrie

There was a light on in a back room of the leasing office and only one car parked out front. It was after hours; Schultz had to knock on the front door. A man emerged from the hallway inside, wiping his hands with a paper towel.

We’re closed, he mouthed.

“I need help,” Schultz said, his breath fogging the glass.

The man came to the door and opened it. He had a brass nametag needled through his shirt with the words LEASING SPECIALIST engraved.

“What can I help you with,” said the man.

Schultz was slightly bent over in the doorway, clutching a specific place above his navel. “I need to see your cameras,” he said. “I live in 2813 and I think somebody came into my apartment this afternoon while I was out. Getting some groceries.”

The man was expressionless in the doorway.

“I came home,” Schultz said. “I wasn’t robbed. But things were moved around and I could tell somebody came in. I could just tell. And so I was hoping maybe there was surveillance or something I could look at. A camera from the main entrance. I know what kind of car… Read more »