Katherine Ann Davis: The Hero and the Hot Dog Vendor

Today’s share is a humble street-food cart of wholesome goodness and community theater, Dear Reader. This one’s all about mutual care. Okay, it might have a rabbit punch to spare once in a while. But still, admire it, Reader, Katherine Ann Davis’s [>>] “The Hero and the Hot Dog Vendor”:

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This story appears in Storm Cellar #8.2, nicknamed “Sisal,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Issue 8.2 Published!

Check it! The latest and greatest, steaming damn hot off the presses:

Storm Cellar Vol. VIII No. 2, Winter 2020 is nicknamed “Sisal”

Click away on the delicious print and magical ebook editions.

Contents

2019 FORCE MAJEURE FLASH CONTEST
Chila Woychik – The Importance of Air [1st Prize]
Anthony DiPietro – Possession Diary [2nd Prize]
Z Kennedy-Lopez – Scrounge [2nd Prize]
Lindsay Reeve – Cake [Honorable Mention]
Lee Ann Gallaway-Mitchell – Combustion [Honorable Mention]
Pınar Yaşar – The Future [Honorable Mention]

FICTION
Katherine Ann Davis –  The Hero and the Hot Dog Vendor
Michelle Geoga – Infatuation
Jessie Lovett Allen – Engine Flush

NONFICTION
Arlandis Jones – Big Shoe Dance

FLASH
Raymond Deej – I’ve Been Sulking over Dennis and His Gold
Parker Young – Van Gogh at Work

POETRY
Kimberly L. Becker – The Unmade Bed
Adam Schechter – the Thin Alley
Sarah Lyons-Lin – birth, 5
Suzanne Schultheis – Holes
Joseph Johnson – After Great Beauty
Sasha Torchinsky – u won’t see me cry
Katherine Fallon – The Book on Fractures IV
Erin Wilson – Tungsten
brian g gilmore – red rooster bar, idlewild, michigan (for jeff and tamm)

IMAGES
Kelly DuMar – Pen & Ink
Jason Kerzinski – from Tenderness
David Troupes – two sketches
Elliot Parker – The Rain In June Helped Us Grow
Keith Hood – Soul Glove
covers by Jaina Cipriano – Look Quick, Solids, Home Again, and Think About Your Food

PLUS
Rejected Goops

Kimberly Priest: At the Plant Shoppe in OKC I Learn That I Need to Nurture a Plant

We all need nurture, for sure, and it goes both ways, too. Let’s remember that and sink our rhizomes into Kimberly Ann Priest‘s “At the Plant Shoppe in OKC I Learn That I Need to Nurture a Plant“:

This flash originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available in print and ebook formats in our store. Read on!

 

 

Katharine Coldiron: The First Snow

It’s cold outside, babies, and so here’s a chilling tale for one and all to heed, Katharine Coldiron’s icepick of a story, “The First Snow.”

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This story originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available in our storeRead on!

Jesica Carson Davis: Drawing (Out) the Poem

Today’s share has all the marks of great CNF, including some real marks on the page. Here’s Jesica Carson Davis’s “Drawing (Out) the Poem“:

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This essay originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available in our storeRead on!