“”You’ve gotta move,” I’d shout above the roar, I don’t know how loud since I wore good ear-covers. No problem, apparently, after a few of those rocking-horse staggers like they do, just barely out of my path. “You’re gonna get sprayed!” Mulched clippings shot from under the machine, but that only happened once. Henny-Penny always foraged on the safe side after that.”
“It didn’t behave like a bird, either. It did not fly. Instead, it liked to read—at least it looked like it did.”
“Out,” she says. My tongue drops and she rolls the swab against the back of my throat with her gloved hand. She smiles and hums while she rotates her wrist.
This must be how the hundred or so writers feel while they wait on my ass to figure out what the fuck I’m doing with my life.
At the beginning of the year, we stated that we were also transitioning into a small press. On that note, we’ve been busy with putting together our first book.
The Fancy Arm Hole Series, number 1, is available now. It’s fancy. It features work from Amy Alexander, Becca Carson, A. Cooperstone, Chris Espenshade, James Ezra, L.N. Holmes, timothy martin, Damon McKinney, Steve Carey-Walton, Lisa L. Weber, and Michael Welch. Continue reading “The Fancy Arm Hole Series, number 1”
“‘Hey, hey, what’s it take to go missing nowadays? I mean, what does it take, you know? With all of the cameras and phones and credit cards, how does one just go out and never come back?’ You ever wonder that?”
Likely Red announces our first ever contest, an annual chapbook contest. This year, the contest will be for fiction. The contest starts April 30th, to celebrate our one-year of existence, and remains open for entries through June 30th. There is a $5 submission fee.
A. A. Reinecke is a writer and playwright. Her likes include caffeine and the correct use of Oxford commas. Continue reading “The War with Tennis Equipment by A.A. Reinecke”