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HESTIA | Summer 2016

The Helpfulness Of Those Who Cannot Help

by Amanda McTigue

There is nothing wrong with sleeping in the nursery…[CONTINUE READING]

The Clawfoot Requiem

by Gwendolyn Kiste

When my sister Savannah set out to do something, she never failed to impress. So on the morning she opened her wrists and emptied what was left of her heart, the bathroom looked less like a butcher block and more like an altar…[CONTINUE READING]

Knock, Knock

by David Tallerman

The familiar thud, thud echoed from outside my flat door. I barely noticed, but Paul shifted nervously in his chair…[CONTINUE READING]

The Visiphorical Art

by Michelle Ann King

There are remnants of lives all over the house, drying out and growing mold like abandoned plates of half-consumed meals…[Purchase Issue]

The Re’em Song

by Julie C. Day

Of course, leaving was easy…[CONTINUE READING]

Tunnel Vision

by Tim Major

It’s not dark but the school is so empty it feels like night.…[CONTINUE READING]


by Amanda Gowin

The surname was taken previously, in the way that those who desperately search for purpose will grab and snatch at a thing to be, to fall into…[CONTINUE READING]

1416 DeForested Lane

by Sherri Cook Woosley

Roger, dressed in white slacks and a cashmere sweater gives the father a tight smile as he welcomes the man to the open house…[Purchase Issue]

The Scent of Roses In The New World

by Rhoads Brazos

Within the fenced confines of his back yard, Garver raked at a moldering pile of leaves still wet from October’s last week of rain…[CONTINUE READING]

No Sense Lying When We’re All Dying

by H. L. Nelson

Mama huffed as she dragged the dusty, rusted deep freeze over our trailer door’s metal threshold…[CONTINUE READING]

Top 20 Exotic Pets That Frighten Away Intruders

by S.R. Mastrantone

Kim had visited the Warwick Park Estate once before back when she was a student Health Visitor, and her mentor, Lorraine, had wanted her to witness the dental decay sweeping through the small community’s children…[Purchase Issue]



by Mohineet Boparai

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by Donald Illich

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Making Home

by Sandi Leibowitz

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You See The Cottage

by Tamara Gantt

…[Purchase Issue]

Quantum Equation

by Teresa Mei Chuc

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by Simon Cockle

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