Short Stories Published in Print

  • Blackberry Summer
    Northwoods Review, Summer 2003 --A young boy's conscience is tested.
  • The Calling
    ELF: Eclectic Literary Forum Winter 2007--A street performer has some strange partners.
  • De Profundis
    Published in The Starving Writer
  • Fish Don't Have Names
    Writing On Walls Anthology--A hobby turns into an obsession.
  • Grandma Who Wasn't
    The Storyteller Oct/Nov/Dec 2007--Ollie gets married and...
  • Harry Finds a Truck
    The Storyteller Jan/Feb/Mar 2007--An old truck is just what Harry wants.
  • How Ya Doin'?
    Outer Side of Life Anthology Dec 2008--Problems with technology.
  • The Joker is Wild
    Nominated for the 2005 Pushcart Prize in Fiction by The Storyteller--Practical jokes can backfire.
  • A Laugh is a Smile That Bursts
    Short Story LIbrary Feb 2009--A clown despairs.
  • London Bridge is Falling Down
    Love After 70 Anthology October 2008--A trip to London ends in a discovery.
  • The Messenger
    The Storyteller Jan/Feb/Mar 2004--Western Union delivers.
  • My Mother's Gift
    Storyteller Magazine
  • Old Tom
    The Storyteller July/August/September 2003--An old man has delusions.
  • Scary Summer Night
    The Storyteller Jan/Feb?Mar 2009--A werewolf, maybe?
  • Second Story Man
    For the Love of Monsters Anthology Feb 2009--A burglar finds more than he bargained for.
  • Unkindest Cut
    The Storyteller Apr/May/June 2000--Too much time on his hands.
  • Women's Network
    The Storyteller Oct/Nov/Dec 2002--Don't fool with women.
  • Clean Air
    Literary Hatchet #9--Clean Air is about a man who is bedeviled by an air purifier.

Parting Words (Copyright 2009 Phil Richardson,