Three Prose Shorts - Kurt Cline

"Mr. Kalliope was bending by the stream, pouring mackerel in a bucket, when Vincent clambered out of the chicken-coop..."

Six Word Contest with Margaret Malone

The Gravity of the Thing is pleased to present the Winter 2016 Six Word Contest with guest judge Margaret Malone. The winner of the contest will be awarded $500, and the selected story will be featured in the Winter 2016 issue of The Gravity of the Thing.

Bad Girl - Kate Jayroe

"Helen lives in my frontal lobe. Sometimes, though, she enjoys lobe-hopping. Full-on parietal. Occipital, every blue moon..."