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The Cupcake Factory

https://soundcloud.com/americanshortfiction/the-cupcake-factory This is New Hampshire in winter, past midnight. The roads are clear, the houses dark, the sky a suffering orange-gray, fat with frost … [READ MORE]

America

https://soundcloud.com/americanshortfiction/erin-mcgraw-america Mr. Bixby is showing us again how to do the lay-back. He says we're all too stiff, but what he means is that we're all too white. … [READ MORE]

Choose Your Own

  Section A You are sitting in the bedroom of a house that is inches away from the freeway. Cars whiz past at an alarming rate, and it seems to you that a minor slip of the steering wheel will … [READ MORE]

Lockwood

https://soundcloud.com/americanshortfiction/bryan-washington-lockwood Roberto was brown and his people lived beside us, so of course I went over on weekends. They were full Mexican. That made us … [READ MORE]

Gorman, CA

https://soundcloud.com/americanshortfiction/heather-wells-peterson-gorman-ca On the way to the wedding in Los Angeles, they ran out of gas. They were a couple, a man and a woman. The woman was … [READ MORE]

The Sun and the Pacific, Flowers

In the afternoon, I was usually lying in the hammock reading Don Quixote while avocados fell on the roof and the grapefruit tree blew its scent around the yard. Bougainvillea and jasmine grew on all … [READ MORE]

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