War Stories: Mike Francis

Blue Skirt is set to release the anthology War Stories 2015 on December 14th. The project is in conjunction with the How War Effects Us/War Stories┬áseries, a monthly gathering of soldiers and civilians to discuss war literature, how war has personally impacted their lives, and to write about their experiences. The anthology is a direct…

The New Year – Nonfiction by Jett

There are things I miss. But, it was the responsible, some would even say the kind, thing to do. Neither of us could survive another six weeks of me crying on the bathroom floor. I had never wailed before — bellows rising from my gut, the need to expel. My body stayed folded in two.…