The World is Bigger than an Ell

      Phil Strobe / Science Fiction
The World is Bigger than an Ell

Darrin develops a condition where he no longer sees things, but the shaped descriptions of things in this short story (approximately 3400 words). He suffers loss, and confusion, copes with love and family, and looks deep. This edition also contains two bonus items, "Because Love Resists Narrative," a villanelle, and "Meet Ashley's Neighbor," a short-short episode in a serial character sketch.Reality and subjective meaning come together in the life of one man. As they spiral around each other, Darrin looks deeper into his life and the world around him, and is challenged by what he sees.Darrin develops a condition where he no longer sees things, but the shaped descriptions of things in this short story (approximately 3400 words). He suffers loss, and confusion, copes with love and family, and looks deep. This edition also contains two bonus items, "Because Love Resists Narrative," a villanelle, and "Meet Ashley's Neighbor," a short-short episode in a serial character sketch.Cover art and design by Stephen Brom.
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