My new short story, “Grady’s Orchard,” is available free for newsletter subscribers! Sign up below, then check your email for the download. I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for being here! — Elizabeth Childs
My short story, “The Acts of Kings,” is now available in the annual issue of Reed Magazine! It’s currently available to order as a print copy or e-book. This is a powerful story about the height and depth of a father’s love, set simultaneously in ancient Syria and amidst the modern-day Syrian Civil War.
My Pushcart-nominated short story, “Archimedes,” is now available to read for free online! The story was originally published in the spring of 2019 in Ponder Review‘s print issue 3.1 and was exclusively available in print form until now. The issue has now been added to Ponder Review‘s archives and is available online. Read it for… Read more ““Archimedes” Now Available Online”
My short story, “Archimedes,” has been nominated by Ponder Review for a Pushcart Prize! This award recognizes the best writing published by small presses in the last year. The Pushcart Prize is highly coveted and influential, and I am honored to be nominated. Recipients for the next issue will be selected this coming year.
My short story, “The Beckoning Green,” is now available in The Dark Magazine! It’s free to read or listen to online. This is my favorite piece from 2019–a story about a girl with a unique physical condition growing up under the cloud of three American foreign wars.