Art Blakey: Music washes away the dust of everyday life. Watery blood probes the collar of Jenny’s t-shirt […]

Composing himself at the stairhead before descent, he groaned as he thought about it, exhaling audibly. The he […]

* Topless and potbellied, Elmer glugs on a beer. He is sprawled across the butterscotch sofa. Still, he […]

We stole our first vehicle at fourteen. It was our grandfather’s ’94 Chevy pickup, and Pete and I […]

* Reggie troops down the aisle, sweeping up the remains of a wilted bouquet. He pushes petals into […]

“Six-six-six – Heritage Close. This is the place.” The post-war bungalow was guarded by an overgrown caragana hedge […]

* Reggie spots Maria’s corn cart steaming on the sidewalk. He sees buttered cobs, silk, pails, root beer, […]

* Reggie waves to the receptionist. Jo Jo leans through the fingerprinted Plexiglas window. “Your father came to […]

“You’re up on points. Don’t be a dumbass.” Big Bill’s leathery hand slapped his son Billy upside the […]

With gratitude to Chelsea Station Editions and Michael Graves, we are honoured to present the first Chapter of Michael’s […]