Pushcart Prize and Million Writer’s Award nominated story: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Charlotte was quick. She was waiting for me at the guest room door, her hand on the knob. She wanted to catch Sylvia in the midst of the ultimate form of human vulnerability: sleep. She gave me a sinister smile. “Go ahead, Charlotte. See what Sylvia has to say.” I stood arms akimbo and challenged … Continue reading