Christopher David DiCicco

Christopher David DiCicco loves his wife and children—not writing minimalist stories in his attic. But he does. It’s something he has to do, like sleeping or eating fish. His work has recently appeared in Nib, Intellectual Refuge, Sundog Lit., Cease, Cows!, Bohemia Arts & Lit., Gravel, Bartleby Snopes, Litro, First Stop Fiction, Literary Orphans—and is forthcoming in The Cossack Review, WhiskeyPaper, Flash Fiction Online, Penduline Press, HOOT, and Superstition Review.

Stories by Christopher David DiCicco

A Literary God (in Love)

Illustrated by Alankrita Amaya

I was the classic angsty narrator, pessimistic, brooding, searching for something until I found it. I stopped here, there, learned lessons, developed into something greater—but I was no symbol—so I took a puff of my cigarette, leaned against the brick wall of the university, and thought—only one other person in this world understands me. Just one. Her. …




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