Showing posts with tag: print fiction

By Barbara Miers
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Weekend Archives: Trees by Anthony Doerr

Trees, by Anthony Doerr, was first published in Litro Magazine: Jul 2012. He stops at the supply room window, a floor-to-ceiling sheet of glass, double-paned, six feet wide. The best window in the entire building. Third storey, forty feet up. He has been in here maybe three thousand times and hasn’t noticed this window once. Maybe they’ve stripped it of blinds, or hauled some obscuring shelf away. Read more →
Photo by Philip Asbury
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From Sri Lanka… With Love

I’d gone to bed in Hong Kong. A night full of regrets. And a do-not-disturb sign left swinging grimly from my hotel room door-knob like the newly hoisted frame of a young Southerner who had been seen cavorting with the wrong woman in the wrong era of American history. [private] Read more →
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Litro 159: First Dates | Letter from the Editor

First dates can be the start of something or the beginning and the end of it: we want them to go well, to give a good first impression of ourselves and to hit it off with our date – we want to want to see more of them, and for her or him to feel the same – and sometimes we can’t get away from them fast enough. Read more →
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Litro 159: First Dates | The Remarkable Girls You Can Find in the Peculiar Depths of the Internet

We chatted, words flowed. She told me about her art studio, about backpacking around South America, about the notebook in which she collected the stickers you get on bananas. I felt compelled to tell her secrets but instead talked about my work, my migraines, my mother. Read more →