Talley concludes the book in the best way possible, particularly for a young queer audience

This review was originally posted in January 2021 on the author’s personal Goodreads account, and republished on An Injustice! at the invitation of the editor. Talley’s book was published in 2015.
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As I begin to pen this…

This piece was my entry into the NYC Midnight Microfiction challenge, for short stories at not more than 250 words in length.

Sadly I did not win. Happily, I can now publish it here for your enjoyment!

I was assigned the following Genre, Action and Object: ‘Adventure’, ‘Crying’ and ‘Machine’.

I have a few things to tell you.

I’ve changed.

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The first is the realisation of just how little you actually…

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