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Sample Fiction

 “This place,” he said, “is truly sad and American, Leila. There is as much
to see here as there was at Mount Rainier. It is called Dairy Queen."
-from "Sad & American" by Siamak Vossoughi

The Word slips from my lips and I am promptly led home from Sunday service by Grandmother Lucile for a lesson. While removing the Cajun Shrimp polish from her nails, she says, “If you’re gonna say it, baby, say it quietly and quickly like this.”
-from "What Remains" by Dani Sandal

Sample Poetry

"That spring, the shooter was everywhere—"
-line 1 from "Ballad (American, 21st Century)" by Wayne Miller


Poetry Audio Archive

Audio files for vol. 1 - vol. 6.1

Poetry & Fiction Book Review Sample