Literary Short Story Publications
"TOO-LATE DOWRY" - Published by "Out of the Gutter Magazine," January 21, 2016. A noir short story about an Indian husband who becomes disappointed with matters. Violent events follow.
"NOVICE BANK ROBBER" - Included in GLVWG's anthology Writes Stuff, published by the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, June, 2015. Available at Amazon.
"PRETEND LOVE" - Included in anthology Write Here, Write Now!, published by the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, June, 2016. Available at Amazon.
"EGYPTIAN POUNDS" - Published by
"Prick of the Spindle," 2012
A creative nonfiction story of the authorís experiences in the streets of Cairo. An independent driver maintains his quote for the service was intended as British pounds and not Egyptian pounds. Disagreements follow.
"A FAMILY MATTER" - Published by "Story Shack," an English language ezine in the Netherlands. A fictional literary short story that appeared in the August, 2014 issue. The opening scene is at the home of an Arabic family in the Middle East.
"SO WHITE PLUS SEVEN" - Published by "Gravel Magazine" (a literary publication of the University of Arkansas), February, 2016. A modern day version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
Fictional Short Stories in Paperback Anthologies
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