The Shadows of Nagasaki

With deft fingers, Ahymya folds squares of red fabric and white paper into perfect pleats, the box of ko-cha peeking through the wrapping. She hopes her neighbor will enjoy the tea. “Come, Haru.” She takes her son’s hand; they step outside to a cloudy August day. The boy frowns. “Perhaps the sunshine will return soon.” … More The Shadows of Nagasaki

Microinterview: Lisa Fox

Lisa Fox’s 100 word microfiction, “The Shadows of Nagasaki”, will appear in the second issue of The Centifictionist (Vol. 1, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2020). Lisa graciously answered a few brief questions for us. Read the interview below. 1. What inspired the story “The Shadows of Nagasaki”? A specific writing prompt, believe it or not. I … More Microinterview: Lisa Fox