December 2019 | Vol. 2 Issue 8

It's that time of the year again; another edition to close 2019. Taking chances, living the moment and putting up a good fight with life—New Reader Magazine proudly presents, Issue 8, "Fight & Flight".

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Shining of the Eternal Light
Hareendran Kallinkeel

Hareendran Kallinkeel lives in Kerala, India, after a stint of 15 years in a police organization and five years in Special Forces. He writes fiction, mostly short stories. His works have been published in online/print media.

Emmitt’s Homecoming Runs Into Second Act Problems
Jim Snowden

Jim Snowden placed fiction in Pulphouse, Mind In Motion, The Seattle Review, The King’s English, and MAKE. His two novels, Dismantle the Sun and Summer of Long Knives, were published by Booktrope in 2012 and 2014.

Spark of Life
Sharon Frame Gay

Sharon Frame Gay has been internationally published in many anthologies and literary magazines including Chicken Soup For The Soul, Typehouse, Lowestoft Chronicle, Crannog, Thrice Fiction, Literally Stories and others. She has won awards at Women on Writing, Rope and Wire Magazine...

Alan Irid Fendi

In Listless, an inexperienced girl visits a city and feels lost with her vertiginous lust for things.

Rubber Daisies
Jack Cooey

Jack Cooey is a washed up actor living in bitterness. He lives in Keene, NH.

Claudia Spiridon

This is a short story that combines elements of realism with those of surrealism. In it, Claudia explores tense familial relationships and venture into blending the lines between imaginary and real, all fueled by the main character's internal conflict.

Showdown at the DA
Mike Sharlow

A story about the clash of two groups of young men. One group is hoping to avoid a fight, the other is committed to impose violence.

The Quicksand Around Her Feet
Christine Fair

This story is about a meeting between an abandoned daughter and her father who has summoned her because of his ostensible impending death from cancer.

Little & Wolf
Avra Margariti

Avra Margariti is a queer Social Work undergrad from Greece. She enjoys storytelling in all its forms and writes about diverse identities and experiences. This story a fictional recount of the Stanford Prison Experiment.