Archive for November, 2014

Letter from the Editor 16, The Police Belong to Me

Orphan, Last night, a not-so-grand jury decided it wasn’t worth it to indict the great hero cop Darren Wilson, the Ferguson officer who shot and killed an unarmed eighteen year old named Michael Brown. Last week, a twelve year old kid with a toy gun was shot to death in Cleveland by an officer of the law. Last week an unarmed […]

Meg Pokrass: The Interview by Teri Lee Kline

One of the leading flash fiction writers on the scene today is San Francisco’s Meg Pokrass. This controversial writer seems to be everywhere at once these days. I was lucky to corral her for a couple of hours in my Berkeley home for a conversation about her work, her opinions on a variety of topics, […]


Literary Orphans Journal is very proud to announce our Pushcart nominations for the 2015 edition! Zoe Zolbrod – Why go to Pittsburgh Danny Gardner – Forever. In an Instant. Ashley C. Ford – The Significance of Skin Anna March – What’s in a Name? (A Biography of Sorts) Emer Martin – The Hag Brings the Kerry […]