Creative Writing

My Bad

By Tom Clark 226…227…228.  The man in a crumpled herringbone suit hesitated in the middle of a pasture. He searched his pocket and withdrew a brass instrument.  Balancing it carefully in his right hand it […]

Creative Writing

To Follow a Wolf Part 2

By Abbey Howard “Philadelphia?” I looked around wildly, spotting Jasper jogging towards me from the hotel. “What happened?” he lowered himself onto the step beside me. “I found one of Tom’s friends. Their group was […]

Creative Writing

Faith Potts: Fiction Contest

To highlight the winners and honorable mentions of the 2019 Kathleen Downey Short Fiction Contest, Richard Mayne heads this series to share their work on the New Worcester Spy. Each entry includes an interview with […]

Creative Writing

Gabi Plainte: Fiction Contest

To highlight the winners and honorable mentions of the 2019 Kathleen Downey Short Fiction Contest, Richard Mayne heads this series to share their work on the New Worcester Spy. Each entry includes an interview with […]

Creative Writing

Nick Longo: Fiction Contest

To highlight the winners and honorable mentions of the 2019 Kathleen Downey Short Fiction Contest, Richard Mayne heads this series to share their work on the New Worcester Spy. Each entry includes an interview with […]

Creative Writing

Soppy Christmas

by Luke Cai A few months ago, I met one of my neighbors for the first and last time before they moved out. They decorated a tree and had a black cat. I couldn’t really figure […]