The Small Island

There has been a blight about this island. Grain has ceased growing; livestock no longer breeds. Fields lie flat and the hills are barren, devoid of new life. As the last of the mature animals are slaughtered and rationed out, the future holds a horrifying uncertainty.The people are reaching desperation. Angry seas have kept them…

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Heather Parry

Heather Parry is an Edinburgh-based writer and editor. She won the 2016 Bridge Award for an Emerging Writer and was awarded the Cove Park Emerging Writer Residency in 2017. Her work has been published in numerous literary journals and magazines, including New Writing Scotland and The Stinging Fly. She has performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival and at a number of other storytelling events in the UK and abroad. Her first novel is currently under consideration.

Daniel Reneau

Daniel is a Denver-based illustrator skilled in digital and traditional mediums, and specializes in horror, fantasy, science fiction, and comic book illustration. He is the co-creator of the graphic novel Zombiraq, a winner of the 2013 L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Award, and a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Learn more at

First Featured In: No. 11, summer 2018

The Islands Issue

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