Fiction: “Breathing Beneath the Water” by Adam Caldwell

1. The degree hung on the wall over a piano that Ted’s son Billy no longer played.  Sage had bought Billy an electric guitar.  An amp.  Signed him up for summer indie rock camp.  They were learning the Undertones’ Teenage Kicks.  So now Billy went around the apartment singing “are teenage dreams so hard to … Continue reading Fiction: “Breathing Beneath the Water” by Adam Caldwell

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Fiction: “The Earth Falls to the Apple” by Saramanda Swigart

At word of Lord Thomas’s arrival, Ursula’s mother fanned herself with a napkin. Half-moons of sweat had gathered under her arms. Several weeks before, Lord Thomas had written that he’d be hunting in the area. Were Ursula’s fourteenth birthday feast to occur while he was there, he said, he’d make every effort to attend. He … Continue reading Fiction: “The Earth Falls to the Apple” by Saramanda Swigart

Fiction: “Hanley’s Suggestion” by Todd Easton Mills

Recidivists! And I’m one of them— Killer-diller in my two-tone stompers. Hi-de-ho! We’re cooking with gas. It was a smoggy morning in August, already 120 degrees. In the quad below office workers were taking their 8:45 break. Hanley adjusted the binocular feature on his eyeglasses, which magnified the leaves of a live oak and revealed … Continue reading Fiction: “Hanley’s Suggestion” by Todd Easton Mills

Winter 2014 Issue

It's here! Click the image to download a PDF. For those of you near the University of Chicago Campus on March 10th, stop by Cobb Hall to pick up a print copy and enter our raffle for a $25 Seminary Co-op Gift Card. For details, click here.