Whale Day

Nick Story At around 11:00, Francine’s fifth-grade class walks single file across the soccer field toward the giant inflatable whale. She leads her students into the maw, red and ridged and hung with pink Christmas lights. It’s sticky inside and unseasonably warm.  “Where do whales come from?” Brice asks, voice…

IF MY BOOK: The Dreamcatcher Codes, Barbara Taylor Newman

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors compare their recently released books to weird things. This week Barbara Taylor Newman writes about her new novel, The Dreamcatcher Codes, out now from Green Writers Press. If The Dreamcatcher Codes were a superhero, it would…

IF MY BOOK: How to Survive a Human Attack, K. E. Flann

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors compare their recently released books to weird things. This week K.E. Flann writes about her new story collection, How to Survive a Human Attack, out now from Running Press. If How to Survive a Human Attack,…