hook short story contest

Casting stones (a short story)
Published on Jul 25th, 2012
4 comments "I swear, we didn't kill his goddamn goose!" "Don't you ever talk to me that way. Put your father on the phone." Neither of us cared to talk with her, but I handed him the receiver. With his eyes...
Hands
Published on Mar 21st, 2012
5 comments  Trenton, New Jersey1979 This story... It's the 1st place winner in the 2012 Hook Short Story contest.   Also by this author: • "First Church" by John Davidson John Davidson took second...
2012 contest: Grisham will look for savvy short stories
Published on Jan 9th, 2012
3 comments 2012 Hook Short Story Contest Deadline: 5pm on Tuesday, February 7 We are very strict and don't observe postmarks; the manuscript must be in the Hook newsroom by this time and date. Mail or carry...
SHORT STORY- The Last Itako
Published on Sep 9th, 2010
3 comments   Dr. Roberts tells me I should make lists when I get upset.   "As problems grow worse in your marriage," she continues, "breaking them down into lists will help you focus on what's really...
SHORT STORY- First Church
Published on Sep 9th, 2010
0 comments A gun fits well in a big blazer pocket when kneeling to pray.  The damp chill of the red clay seeps to my knees through the grass and the thin polyester/rayon dress pants I buy for $19.99 at J....
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