Dance of the Jakaranda featured as a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection!
February 2017 News & Features
Now Available: Dance of the Jakaranda, by Peter Kimani.
A liquid light cleanses the air, splashes mirrors across the passing car windows. Here she comes, obesity incarnate, à la Samantha, trudging along oblivious to the sun puddles on the sidewalk . . .
It all started with that damned umbrella . . .
Now Available: SPOKE by Scott Crawford.
You had terminal, aggressive cancer this time, and today was the day you died from it at home . . .
Her message said eight and so I was there eight sharp like a good little lapdog. Marla had a way of reaching inside of me and ripping out my backbone . . .
It had been two years since I had a drink, and life was looking up. I was in Cuernavaca, Mexico, taking care of my grandfather. . .
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