November, 2018

THE WINDOW IS A MIRROR

THE WINDOW IS A MIRROR

Short stories by Michael Andreoni In gritty, penetrating prose, the short stories in THE WINDOW IS A MIRROR deftly mine both working-class and privileged sensibility to extract common elements. Characters of varying social strata are subjected to merciless scrutiny as they pursue prizes of dubious value, heedless of cost. Whether or not they get what they […]

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LAKE EFFECT DAYS

LAKE EFFECT DAYS

Fiction by Philip Sultz  This collection of linked short stories — most no more than a page long — is about a group of young men, the sons of Jewish immigrants, who hang out at a late-night diner in Buffalo, New York, circa 1950. At the center of the group is Arnie. He might be selling real estate for the […]

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Pushcart Prize XLIV

The Fifth Wednesday Journal editors are happy to announce the following writers have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for work published in our magazine in 2018. If selected their work will appear in the Pushcart Prize XLIV due out in November 2019. David Bowles for “La Mecánica” in Fall 2018 Issue 23 Amelia María de la Luz Montes […]

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