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Mickey Weems is currently finishing his PhD dissertation on the circuit at Ohio State. He and his husband are coordinators for Qualia, a conference/festival dedicated to gay folklife. He may be reached at mickeyweems@yahoo.com.
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The Householder

| By Kilian Melloy | Aug 3
Once upon a time men thought that the stay-at-home spouse was silly and incapable of anything but cooking and cleaning. Meet Gregor. He's got a lesson to teach all chauvinist pigs: Don't mess with the householder!

The Commuter

| By Kilian Melloy | Jul 27
Atnos Gasparyan is your typical executive with a suburban home and a happy husband in the kitchen. It's 1947, and there's a chicken in their pot. But these happy days are built on a secret: Gasparyan works in the city... in the year 2210.

Restless Spirit

| By Kilian Melloy | Jul 20
A house in upheaval; a dark undercurrent; sex and secrets; what better place for a poltergeist to rear its spectral head?

Banker's Dozen

| By Kilian Melloy | Jul 13
This week's far-flung fable examines a common fantasy -- and the unintended consequences when, impossibly, it comes true. If you're not careful, a wish can become a curse... or a re-curse.

Firelight

| By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6
A ruined world; a lonely hunter; a lost young man. In this week's story, the cold of a depleted future is warmed by things eternal and intangible.

Howdy, Stranger

| By Kilian Melloy | Jun 29
Mr. Street has a problem, and so does everyone else... because the world they know turns on one thing only: His sustained interest. Mr. Street's reality is starting to slip from its sleepy half-light, and toward the darkness of oblivion.

Sponsors

| By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22
We sometimes wish for wisdom from the heavens to guide us, protect us, and save us from ourselves. But as the people of Oak Falls, Indiana, are discovering, it's always prudent be careful what you wish for.

Where Are You?

| By Kilian Melloy | Jun 15
Imagine losing the person you love. Not over time, but in an instant. How did it happen? Could you ever understand? And would you lose your own identity trying to find the answer?

Stay

| By Kilian Melloy | Jun 8
Bringing the husband home to meet the family hasn't been possible for Benjamin Artaud, mostly because he's afraid that once he returns for a wedding, they'll never let him leave again. They don't want him mixing with ordinary humans...

Catch and Release

| By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
Meet Stavros Berezhnoy, son of a Russian father and a Greek mother, born under an unlucky star... a star whose own sons have taken him captive for fathomless reasons of their own. What do the aliens have in store for him?

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