Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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July 2017 News & Features

“Off Brattle” by Roland Sharrillo

The orange line. Change to the red line. They’re there. Sitting, standing, giving me the quick, disdain laced glances reserved for work booted laborers with tormented hands. . .

“Memphis” by Robert R. Moss

Parnham tells me to come downtown. I stop to get cigarettes. On the shelf behind the cashier are brown paper bags of nuts. I buy one, then continue on to Central and park my car across from the courthouse.
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