The year had been difficult. Looking back, it was hard to find anything good. He’d lost his job, and now they could lose the house. His father’s face haunted him. That gravelly voice. “What a joke.” “You’re a failure.” “The dog could do better than you.” Usually he’d been drunk, his eyes bloodshot, face red. … More Generations

The Place

She had come for a kind of closure, but now she wasn’t sure if such a thing was even possible. This was the place where those who came before her had suffered. She could hear their cries and see the fear in their eyes. The wind whistled through the trees and touched her hair. For … More The Place

Microinterview: Faye Rapoport DesPres

Faye Rapoport DesPres’s two microfiction stories, “The Place”, and “Generations”, will appear in the fifth issue of The Centifictionist (Vol. 3, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2022). Faye graciously answered a few brief questions for us. Read the interview below. 1. What inspired the stories “The Place” and “Generations”? Some time ago I started writing 100-word stories … More Microinterview: Faye Rapoport DesPres