'Babybel Wax Bodysuit' by Eric Kostiuk Williams

All three stories in this collection deal with “peeling back the wax bodysuit” (an analogy to the wax covering of Babybel cheese), i.e. all the multiple layers we use to hide both our fears and our egos… read more

'Not My Bag' by Sina Grace

Retail is a service industry, one that promotes the work ethic “the customer is always right.”  Bending over backwards to please customers might increase sales, but it takes its toll on retail staff, who must remain ever-solicitous, even to customers who are wrong, criminally insane, or blatantly ripping off the store.  Add to that the… read more