Category: Issue 188

You Can Give Him a Kiss

By Alison Maeser Brimley     Or right-click to download the audio here: You Can Give Him a Kiss   Alison Maeser Brimley is the winner of the 2017 and 2018 Association of Mormon Letters Short Fiction Awards and the 2017 Mountain West Writers Contest. She lives in Utah with her husband and daughter. This …

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Fledglings

by Dayna Patterson Dayna Patterson is the author of Titania in Yellow (Porkbelly Press, 2019) and If Mother Braids a Waterfall (Signature Books, 2020). She is the founding editor-in-chief of Psaltery & Lyre, a former managing editor of Bellingham Review, poetry editor for Exponent II, and a co-editor of Dove Song: Heavenly Mother in Mormon …

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Adam and Lilith. And Eve.

By Ryan Shoemaker Ryan Shoemaker is the author of Beyond the Lights, a short story collection from No Record Press. His work has appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Gulf Stream, Santa Monica Review, Booth, Juked, and Silk Road.     Or download the audio file here: Adam and Lilith. And Eve     God took …

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Daniel Webster Jones: A Western Hero

By Victoria Riskin Victoria Riskin is an award-winning television writer, former president of the Writers Guild of America West, and the author of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir.     Or download the audio file here: Daniel Webster Jones: A Western Hero     A statue of Daniel Webster, the great American …

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God as the Answer to Fermi’s Paradox

By R. W. Richey R. W. Richey is the owner of FTL Strategies, a software company specializing in rapid application development and lean software methodology. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and a dwindling number of kids. In his spare time he maintains a blog/podcast at wearenotsaved.com where he posts on a …

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Circles of Light

By Susan Meredith Hinckley Susan Meredith Hinckley is an artist/writer living in Arizona who loves desert living, running, unanswerable questions, wind in her hair, and a bit of green chili in everything.     Or download the audio here: “Circles of Light”       “You’re a good person,” my psychiatrist once told me. “You’re …

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