Issue Sixteen!!

Welcome! We have arrived at the threshold of our sixteenth issue! Our editor has returned to his bane, so we can look forward to a return to our weekly radio installments in the coming weeks, provided he can get a spot in the schedule. You’ll be the first to know, promise.

This week’s story is being worn around and about New Jersey (and elsewhere…) by Operative David Sklar, forthcoming SPR author. Now. Who’s feeling tethered?



Hostage Situation

by Berit Ellingsen

Operative: David Sklar (New Jersey)

About the author: Berit Ellingsen’s work has or will appear in various places, such as Thunderclap, Pure Slush, SmokeLong, Metazen and decomP. Berit’s debut novel is The Empty City.

About the operative: David Sklar grew up in Michigan, and scoffs at this puny New Jersey weather, but wearing this while dropping his kids off at school—now that was harsh.


6 Responses to “Issue Sixteen!!”

  1. Thank you so much for featuring my story! It’s so cool to see it worn and shown!

    Thank you very much to both of you, Simon and David!

    “Wearing this while dropping his kids off at school—now that was harsh.” – I can imagine. 🙂

  2. Wow. Cool idea! Cool story!

  3. […] punchy literary journal for wearable art, edited by Simon Jacobs, in which my story Hostage Situation was published in February, got a favorable mention in LA […]

  4. […] ‘Hostage Situation‘ by Berit Ellingsen offers an unexpected insight into a family, and could be used by students as a catalyst for imagining the journey leading to this point, or the journey that begins after it.  Alternatively, students could write about what the narrator discovers, or how the narrator’s reality is discovered by someone else. […]

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