My husband’s pregnancy was no surprise. At her party, he unfastened her brassiere from outside her blouse. An octopus at a typewriter. “I thought it was you,” he said. Now, he is round, pink, an Easter egg, a Honeybaked Ham. The life inside a mockery of my own vacancy. The neon lights read there’s room … More Expectations

Microinterview: Katie M. Zeigler

Katie M. Zeigler’s 100 word microfiction, “Expectations”, will appear in the fourth issue of The Centifictionist (Vol. 2, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2021). Katie graciously answered a few brief questions for us. Read the interview below. 1. What inspired the story “Expectations”? I’m in love with Elizabeth Gravers’ short story, “Mourning Door.” It’s such a hauntingly … More Microinterview: Katie M. Zeigler