Bob Skoggins

Bob Skoggins is an English/ Creative Writing major at the University of Arkansas. He currently works as the political cartoonist and weekly columnist for The Arkansas Traveler. Bob Skoggins’ short fiction and poetry can be found in Linguistic Erosion, Leaves of Ink, Yesteryear Fiction, and more.

Stories by Bob Skoggins


Illustrated by Codey Richards

Three hours after he shot him, he had a breakfast at the Waffle House. It was four in the morning, still cold and wet. Jake finished off his glass of milk and slid it forward. “I shouldn’t have done that,” he said. The worker smiled as he refilled Jake’s coffee. “I heard you can only hold …