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Timeshare

What if you could store, and buy, and sell time, as you can money? Is youth really wasted on the young — and could we use our time better if we got more of it later?

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Night

Dark short story published in The Dalhousie Review (Summer 2022)

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Re:Birth

A grieving mother has shut herself away from the world. Can she rediscover love and life?

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Courage Anniversary

Astrid has a dream. Pleo likes dreamers. What could go wrong? In this story written in 2020 I dip my toes back into magic realism.

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Retreat

It’s easy to chafe against your privilege, to resent it as constricting. But what happens when a tiny incident shows you the extent to which your privilege protects you from life’s tooth and claw?

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Mothers and Sons

The lives of two women & their sons intersect against a background of violence & secrecy. Do we feel less able to hurt someone when we realise they’re already hurting?

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The Why and the How

A speculative short story examining poverty, hard choices, and a ray of hope.

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Last Day of Freedom

Forty-year-old Elef enjoys his last day of freedom before heading to prison. He catches up with Clive and accompanies him on his errands. Elef contemplates the crimes that have condemned him to prison for the rest of his life.

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The Why and the How

This magic realist/speculative story explores poverty, motherhood, and the ethics of necessity from the PoV of a street-dwelling mother bitch in India.

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Rush

Black Fork Review Issue 5 published my 2400-word short story “Rush” in Issue #5. I was born, I must’ve been, though who’s got time to be born anymore? My mother was a fast-food-counter clerk and daycare janitor, and a third job too, or maybe that was later, either way she wouldn’t’ve had time to give […]

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