My short story, Miscasting, was published in New Critque, the journal of critical and creative writing, on 2nd October.
" I wait for the telephone to ring, as it rings every night. Not as, at one time, it rang. No longer competing with the carriage clock on my mantelpiece softly striking ten. The telephone may ring at one o’clock, two o’clock, three in the morning. I sit and wait. Waiting is what I can do. Waiting is my obligation. Waiting is what I owe her ..."
♦ To read the whole story ⇒ New Critique