Booze and Bobcats by Joni Caggiano

Anguish threw her vile smell around the house like a cat who sprays the coffee pot.  Strings of tension gave rise to erect hair follicles like they always did when something horrible was about to happen.  Mom and my little sister Rosa were nowhere to be found. Dad’s car was parked in the back of…

AQUA

(A short story in Vietnamese by Trần Băng Khuê, translation into English by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm) PART 1– There were only wolves on the moon. The wolves live on the moon. Then, what will you find in the forest? Aqua. Aqua. Aqua. Someone’s soundless voice cut across the darkness. The fifteenth. The full moon…