Greetings! We are so proud to bring you another edition of Scribble.
In this issue, a man faces an emotional showdown with his father in Sidney Stevens' 'The Apology.' A woman has a curious experience with a clock she's inherited, in Olivia Germann's 'Maintenance.' An old man's disorientation is explored, in Josh Price's 'Light." And a rake of a man weighs his options after being punched in the face, in Philip Sherrod's 'When You Are Punched in the Face.'
Enjoy, and thank you for reading!
Jae Worthy Johnson
SIDNEY STEVENS’ short stories have appeared in literary journals, including The Woven Tale Press, Hedge Apple, The Wild Word, OyeDrum, and The Centifictionist. Her creative nonfiction has been published in Newsweek, The Dillydoun Review, and Nature’s Healing Spirit. See www.sidney-stevens.com.
OLIVIA GERMANN is a 26-year-old writer from Chicago, currently residing in Newport News, Virginia as the director for the Creative Writing Magnet Program at Woodside High School. She is a queer artist, choosing to spread her work across genres and platforms. She received her MFA from National University and has been previously published by Helen: A Literary Magazine, Turnpike Magazine, and Yemassee Journal among others. It is her goal is to make her art accessible and expressive both on and off the page for all audiences.
JOSH PRICE lives in California with his wife and dogs. South Florida Poetry Journal, The Daily Drunk, 365 Tomorrows and F3LL Magazine have published his work; he has forthcoming flash with The Los Angeles Review. Visit him on Twitter @timepinto.
WHEN YOU ARE PUNCHED
IN THE FACE
PHILIP SHERROD was educated at the University of Arkansas--Little Rock and is a lifelong resident of the South.