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Rivet issue 8

Issue 8

Rivet 8: Long Reads for Short Nights The sparks knit you up from inside — Amee Broumand Sparks abound in Rivet 8, with slow burning fiction and sizzling poetry. This issue features long fiction that explores alternative–or, perhaps, all too real–visions of the past, future, and present. Settle in with these captivating stories from Michael McGuire, Keith Rosson, and GK Wuori. Then,…


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Andrea Moorhead

Herodotus at Home by Andrea Moorhead

Herodotus at Home Andrea Moorhead Withering shield the grass incinerated, and I am sitting at the window watching, the sweep of burning air, the black insistence whenever, withering shield that covers no part of the day, dispenses hour after hour, falling particles, the same tenacious intrusion, green passes, amber and red predominate, and the mind…




Saga of the Grief Journal by Merridawn Duckler

Saga of the Grief Journal Merridawn Duckler I. I drew an angry, enraged face in the grief journal then covered it up with a kind face then covered them both with the kind of face that pretends it is not angry and enraged. I wrote on every line of the grief journal but I left…




Keith Rosson

Gifts by Keith Rosson

Gifts Keith Rosson The conflict shrinks ever inward, and summer, finally, brings skirmishes that ring the city. Rumors abound: rations will be lessened, insurgents’ boots can be felt in the ground like an approaching train, they’ve turned our incantations against us. There will be a curfew, evacuations. At night the sound of far-off mortars drifts…




GK Wuori

Naked Felonies by G. K. Wuori

Naked Felonies G. K. Wuori What Might Be Learned in Sewing Class Melinda and Belinda learned it all in sewing class, an unpopular class to be sure with so many students opting instead for electives like Paleontology, Gay Politicians, or Website Design; indeed, only two other students had signed up that semester—two special ed boys…