Short stories tagged with Dialogue

Listing 13 stories.

An actress rolls through the plan of a rehearsed production while making small mistakes to spite the production team.

Two cartographers reach a geographic boundary and discuss what they see.

In a lengthy dialogue, two men, possibly a psychologist and a patient, discuss adultery, sin, desire, and life.

Nita, a young millennial in Chicago, decides to record interviews with her hook-ups as part of a sociologically-influenced art project. But when she falls in love with one of her subjects—a woman with an obscure past and a web of scars on her back—Nita finds herself drawn into a supernatural world from which she may never return.

Fresh out of rehab, a young man returns to New York City searching for girl he used to know, finding ghosts from his past along the way.

Following a messy breakup, an MIT graduate and a PhD student at Indiana University separately talk about the problems in their former relationship in two spliced-together conversations, exploring conflicts surrounding language, intimacy, commitment, and intellectualism.

An older woman has her seductive routine down to a t, but when her usual methods fail, she is surprised by her suitor's own methods.

An insufferable white man offers advice to a well-read, unemployed Black man holding a sandwich-board sign on a street corner on race relations, physical appearance, and how to improve his handwriting and thereby advance himself in society.

Four teenage boys escape the Brooklyn summertime heat at their local swimming pool. After their swim, the boys are ravenous, and they imagine all the foods they'd like to eat.

A thirteen year old boy's grandfather tells his harrowing wartime story once again--this time in the darkness of his closet.