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Summer Stories: ‘Magnificent Desolation’ by Jess Walter

In the final installment of the 2019 Summer Stories series, Jess Walter tells the tale of a teacher dealing with the parents of his worst student. Revisit previous entries in …

Summer Stories: ‘Summer of Love’ by Thom Caraway

“You know what the problem is, don’t you?” Paul leaned forward. It had been a sunny day, but evening settled in cool. It smelled like grass and hot concrete. Al …

Summer Stories: ‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry’ by Sherry Jones

All Jack wants for his 69th birthday is to celebrate the way the people used to: around the table, feasting with friends, everyone happy. Is that too much to ask? …

Summer Stories: ‘Good Little Mice’ by Sharma Shields

Welcome to Summer Stories, The Spokesman-Review’s annual short-fiction series. For 10 weeks, some of Spokane’s best writers will share new, original works of short fiction based on a central theme.

Summer Stories: ‘Tranquility Base’ by Megan Louise Rowe

Welcome to Summer Stories, The Spokesman-Review’s annual short-fiction series. This week Megan Louise Rowe gives us a loves story that goes to the moon and back.

Summer Stories: ‘Oracle,’ by Stephanie Oakes

In this week’s Summer Stories entry, Stephanie Oakes introduces us to Hannah, a woman who faces life on her own terms, even when it all seems predetermined.

Summer Stories: ‘The Island’ by Kris Dinnison

In week two of “Summer Stories: Summer of ’69,” novelist Kris Dinnison tells the story of a family grappling in the face of the Vietnam War.

Summer Stories: ‘New Mom’ by Shawn Vestal

The Spokesman-Review’s annual short-fiction series looks back 50 years to the Summer of ’69.