Short Stories

Click on any of the following stories to read them in their entirety.


“It’s that time of the week when we break down the whacky, the weird, and the so-far-out-there it’s got to be simple, stupid! Welcome to The Simple Man show, everyone…”

Fervour of Spirit

“Death has always been a part of my life, a specter that haunts as much as it spurs me on. Mother committed suicide on my seventh birthday, which happened to be her thirtieth…”

God on Trial

“In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, a small sect of legal-minded libertines, men and women from all three major monotheistic religions, put their God on trial for crimes against humanity…”

The Language of Love

“The screen a few rows up ahead says we’re cruising at an altitude of 35,000 feet. A little white plane moves in geometric lefts and rights as it progresses on its two-dimensional course from Tokyo to Toronto…”

Men Gone Mad

“…Don, really. How do you always get this tea to taste so fantastic?” Pete asked as he leaned back in his chair. There was as much envy in his voice as there was loathing…”

<word nerds>

“In the beginning was the word, and the word was “zemstvos.” Henry had built off Julie’s V and made an eleventh-hour bingo…”