Uptown Mosaic Magazine

Fiction

Light on the River

Light on the River

They met at the gym at eight, huddling beneath umbrellas in a chilly rain. The doors were locked. The bus was late. It came at 8:30, a..

October 13, 2012
Please Save Me From My Family

Please Save Me From My Family

“This isn’t how things are supposed to work. There’re rules and there’s order. When you circumvent the order, chaos ensues.”..

October 12, 2012
Music Box

Music Box

“They say that just beyond your sight, where the nocturne mist settles against the cooling earth, is a city…” She said through..

October 11, 2012
Lil’ Red

Lil’ Red

Lil’ Red’s body rests beneath the Cross River, his stomach transformed into a cavernous cavity by greedy wolves who live nearby...

March 14, 2012
What They Give Our Daughters

What They Give Our Daughters

When she was a girl, adults said, “she’s gon’ be a heartbreaker.” She got her body early, carried her weight evenly distributed..

March 14, 2012
At Last, A Fun Day At Work

At Last, A Fun Day At Work

Just before I went home the other night, my boss informed me that a candidate would be coming by the store to do a press event. According..

March 14, 2012

Mexican Bulldozer Radio

We could hear the Mexican radio through the floor above us. Laura and I lived in a basement apartment beneath her boss’s house. Aside..

September 13, 2011
Neighbors

Neighbors

I suppose I should tell you about the Hobermans.  Not ’cause I really want to, you know, but ’cause I figure it’s what..

September 13, 2011

The Good Life

WE WERE MEETING a lady at a home in Dix Hills.  She was buying five or six pieces of good-name furniture from a family who had to sell..

September 13, 2011

Coming Soon To A Phone Near You

“Hello?” “Good evening, is Emma Smith available?” “Speaking, and this is…?” “Hello Emma, I’m with Johnson And Associates...

June 23, 2011
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The Gallery
  • The Break
  • Yellow Cab
  • Snowflakes
  • Of Wings and Prints
  • Abbey Road Revisited
  • Carnival
  • Cross Culture
  • Juan Carlos
January – February
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