FICTION - Table of Contents
Stories with a Pandemic Theme
The World Above
by Barbara Applegate
A crustacean, in unfamiliar waters, briefly witnesses humanity’s struggle and people’s follies in the face of the pandemic.
Escape from Safe Harbor
by Elinor Gale
What happens when a safe harbor suddenly becomes anything but?
Nobody Knows: A Pandemic Interlude
by Tina Martin
A developmentally-disabled brother, a pandemic. What happens next: Nobody knows.
A Tired and Lazy God
by Charlene Anderson
What happens if God gets tired of helping humans out of their problems?
Stories with a Variety of Themes
Midnight in Morocco
by Matt Ginsburg
An engaging tale of two American students enjoying European recreations until a knock on their door plunges them into a scene from Midnight Express.
Sometimes You Find Magic and
Sometimes Magic Finds You
by Joe Catalano
A man finds magic in a riveting tale of two buddies taking a reckless car ride.
O Canada! "Oh Lonely Boy! - -
"You Shall be Lonely No More"
by Don Plansky
A quirky satire of hippie film enthusiasts of the sixties and an offbeat analysis of Canadian film.
When it Rains
by Linda Zamora Lucero
A touching story of a third-grade girl’s unexpected encounter with her idol, the fourth-grade teacher.
by Denize Springer
A modern fable of a long-married couple’s acquisition of a redwood burl bowl and their experiences with and without it.