In new fiction by Alice Stephens, Dot's elevator ride turns into something entirely different, and menacing.
Dreaming in Umbrian
Close your eyes. Imagine a long table in a sunny garden laden with delicious food and wine. Look around you. [...]
Pilgrims, pioneers, and Italians
Though I returned to the United States last summer after 30 years of living in Italy, daily events still have [...]
My life, your tale
Gay literature is a testimony to love, pain and suffering. As with any group, particularly a minority group, it is [...]
A patient is having great difficulty in finishing university. She is deeply depressed, can't get out of bed, is failing [...]
No direction home
Anne was distraught. "To be honest, I've been depressed for the last two years. I can't really tell if I'm [...]
The long goodbye
It's official: My father sold the family home in Iowa. After talking about it for almost a decade, he finally [...]
Did I say you could sleep with me?
In 2014, an interviewer asked venerable British actor Michael Caine about the secret of his 40 years of marriage to [...]
After a decade of widowhood my ex-mother-in-law, Mariada, finally made a visit to the Italian telephone company offices to change [...]
Christian (Claes Bang), the head curator of a Swedish modern art museum, faces a dilemma: he must find a way [...]