It seemed like it was always Matt Eastman fighting somebody or Matt Ladreau fighting somebody or the two of them fighting each other.
SIAMAK VOSSOUGHI is a writer living in Seattle. His stories have been published in the Kenyon Review, Missouri Review, Bennington Review, Columbia Journal, West Branch, and MAYDAY. His first collection, Better Than War, received a 2014 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. His second collection, A Sense of the Whole, received the 2019 Orison Fiction Prize.
This story was nominated for The Best of the Net. The boy and the girl were watching the father working in the backyard. It was Saturday afternoon and the sky was gray in a way that seemed like Saturday afternoon was always going to be gray from here on out. The girl was to go […]