account_circle by Jonathan Ferrini
Southern California writer of fiction. MFA UCLA Motion Picture and Television Production.


The Golden State

Issue No. 270 ~ November, 2019

The Department of Motor Vehicles in California is a great equalizer. It has no race, income, gender, or sexual prejudices. It treats everybody miserably. What happened to this state? Rising rents, astronomical home prices, traffic congestion, homelessness. I remember growing up in California in the …

Stars above Detroit

Issue No. 266 ~ July, 2019

It was a cold and snowy December when I was handed the address of a “crack house” in one of the deserted and boarded up Detroit neighborhoods once inhabited by happy families whose sustenance was provided by good paying manufacturing jobs. The closing of the …