Short stories published in Ecotone

Listing 4 stories.

A six-year-old boy is tasked with helping his mother give birth at their remote home in the woods.

A young woman and her husband move from New York City to Oklahoma. While visiting a home for her new job as a real estate copywriter, a tornado hits.

When a volcanic eruption impedes their plans to go back home to California, a middle-aged data analyst and his energetic mother find themselves trapped in Iceland, their mutual discomfort toward one another prolonged.

Short bursts of inexplicable silence envelope an unnamed city and its residents, inspiring self-reflection and—much to their surprise—contentment.