Entries by Nina Appasamy

Repeating Island

Yan Fécu

“I’m not supposed to talk to you anymore,” Maile said. “Not like this.” She and Tav sat on a sequestered patch of black sand beach. They were far enough away from town that its lights glittered like some forgotten constellation. You can’t ignore me, he said without speaking. Who else would put up with you? […]

The Gift

Margo Lemieux

Chapter One The Boy   The boy shouldered the ax and carried the bucket down to the stream. These days the ice was harder to break up. Winter was coming. But today the air was mild and the stream still running briskly. His thick black hair, grown to collar length, kept his neck warm. The […]