childhood

Illustration by Adam Myers

Don’t Lose This

By Noah Sanders / May 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

Two children receive a gift of memory and magic in “Don’t Lose This,” a short fable by San Francisco author Noah Sanders that explores redemption’s strange and demanding burdens. Illustration by Fabulist house artist Adam Myers.

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Under the Porch

By Julia Patt / May 30, 2013 / 0 Comments

By turns eerie and poignant, “Under the Porch” is an oddly sentimental fable of eight young lives marked by the briefest encounter with strangeness and terror. Yet when seen over the span of decades, the supernatural horror at the heart of Julia Patt’s fine telling ends up being almost beside the point. — Editor.

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To Whom It May Concern

By Pam Benjamin / May 12, 2011 / 4 Comments

By Pam Benjamin In this issue we are pleased to bring you Pam Benjamin’s “To Whom It May Concern,” the dire fable of a good gal done (and gone) so very wrong. Secrets, lies, a bagful of My Pretty Ponies and a Greek chorus of talking flowers all converge for little Meggy Poo Poo’s ultimate downer.  […]

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