“Headless” by Casey Hannan

19 Jul

Roxane Gay called Casey Hannan “a master of flash fiction” in an interview on Late Night Library. His most recent piece on matchbook is an example of his literary endowment. Each sentence is a story in and of itself.

The stranger whistles again. I start for the porch with Jim who’s almost empty. The stranger whistles more. He’s a songbird with a gun to his head.  

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