The Stonecutter

It comes to this: a train ride. Your new name, Private. Descent into nouveau darkness, and you will sleep but lightly. Inquisitive eyes, hair slicked, side parted. On the way, your jumpy heart fails—sparing you trench and poison gas. A haversack turned inside out. He engraves your name, James P. Lawlor, on limestone. His back … More The Stonecutter

Microinterview: Ulrica Hume

Ulrica Hume’s 100 word microfiction, “The Stonecutter”, will appear in the first issue of The Centifictionist (Vol. 1, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2020). Ulrica graciously answered a few brief questions for us. Read the interview below. 1. What inspired the story “The Stonecutter”? Those who have lived before always interest me. Something in the way looking … More Microinterview: Ulrica Hume