Jay Hansford C. Vest: Song of the Rain Crows

As the leaves fall under cloudy skies, let’s take a breath with this creative nonfiction flash by Jay Hansford C. Vest, “Song of the Rain Crows“:

This essay appears in Storm Cellar 8.3, available in print and ebook formats over in our store, so read on!

Yasumi Tsuhara: My Neighbor Makino

It’s that season again, beloved reader, so think carefully about Toshiya Kamei’s translation of a creepy short story by Yasumi Tsuhara — 津原泰水 — entitled “My Neighbor Makino”:

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This story appears in Storm Cellar 8.3, available in print and ebook formats over in our store. Read on!

Simon Perchik: [It starts at the foundry, softens]

Oh reader, rust is on the trees and the boards are locked up tight. We’re delighted to share this poem by Simon Perchik, “*”, which begins “It starts at the foundry…”

This poem closes out Storm Cellar 8.3, available in print and ebook formats over in our store. Read on!

Angie St. John – Them Trophies

Dear Reader, we hope this postcard from the wide wide road finds you well, and you have all the time in the world to join up with this one, our first share from the latest issue, Angie St. John’s short story “Them Trophies.”

This story appears in Storm Cellar 8.3, available in print and ebook formats over in our store. Read on!

Storm Cellar 8.3 Out Now!

It’s here and fab, so get it for your eyes and your life: Storm Cellar Vol. VIII No. 3, Summer 2020, nicknamed “Hemp”; click for the delicious print and ebook editions.

Contents

FICTION
Angie St. John – Them Trophies
A.J. Atwater – Bob
Yasumi Tsuhara translated by Toshiya Kamei – My Neighbor Makino
Corina Bardoff – How Nice
Colby Vargas – Refusing to Drop

FLASH
Michelle Spokes – Suburban Amsterdam

NONFICTION
Jay Hansford C. Vest – Song of the Rain Crows

POETRY
Stephanie Chang – Church of the Greenland Shark
Asad Emaan Ali – Supercomputer
Meghan Purvis – Mermaids
Michael Chang – that was not a threatening gesture
Emily Kerlin – House Fire
Darius Atefat-Peckham – Windchimes
Simon Perchik – * [It starts at the foundry]

IMAGES
Salka Ritva Karela Pomfret, Kevin Kong, Sarah Simon, Jason R. Montgomery, Helen Fukuhara, Sally Brown Deskins, C.R. Resetarits, Jennifer Roche, Laura Giardina, with covers by Kyle Taylor [>>] (front, leaf, leaf, back)

PLUS
Rejected Time Wasters