Originally submitted to NYC Midnight’s 2021 Short Story contest. (Genre: Romantic Comedy, Character: a grandmother; Subject: an apology.) Determined to … Continue reading “Dadi Jaan’s Chai Shop” →
A British officer’s death in the fiery collapse of the R-101 airship finds a new beginning with the help of … Continue reading “The Final Flight” →
Originally submitted to NYC Midnight’s 2020 Flash Fiction contest. (Genre: Crime Caper, Location: Mini Gold Course, Object: Pair of Socks. … Continue reading “Amber Alert” →
Aila watched as the last roll squeaked down the belt, tipping into the folds of purple and red tissue paper. … Continue reading “The Infamous Agha Roll” →
The pink froth bubbles out everywhere like a bath bomb exploding from a tub. It collects in pools until it … Continue reading “Cow Town” →
A Mughal emperor is warned by his trusted Sufi adviser that he must abandon his severe opiate addiction or risk losing his entire kingdom, including his wife and their unborn son.
Tariq, an undercover spy for the U.S. Department of Defense, meets with a high-ranking ISIS official to exchange niceties, and death, in a Turkish bathhouse in Antalya.
Originally submitted to NYC Midnight’s 2019 Microfiction contest. (Genre: Romantic Comedy, Action: Blowing up a balloon, Word: disaster)