account_circle by Robert Earle
Robert Earleā€™s short fiction has appeared in more than 100 literary journals, including Mississippi Review, Quarterly West, 34th Parallel, The Common, The MacGuffin, The Brooklyner, and now, of course, pif. His new collection of short stories, Imagining Women, will be published by Vine Leaves Press in 2017. His novels include Suffer the Children, In the Blood of Herod and Rome, and The Way Home. His nonfiction account of a year in Iraq is Nights in the Pink Motel. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.


Friday Night Fights

Issue No. 231 ~ August, 2016

Harry cupped the back of her head to draw her to him, but she pulled away. Three boys were enough. She infuriated him by saying that once, but it was how she forced him to get a downpayment from his mother for the tract house in which they now lived, just across the highway from Trenton.