Jack Coey

When Jack Coey fishes, he throws back anything he catches.

Stories by Jack Coey

God’s Creatures

Illustrated by Michael Ilkiw

The old man was alone in the cabin with a picture window over the water. He held a coffee cup and was humming. There was a radio playing songs and advertisements. After some moments, he moved to the sink and rinsed some forks and knives and dried them with a towel. His wife died over …


Illustrated by Hannah Nolan

He was a boy named Perkins in a New England town, and his father owned the garage and his mother was the nurse at the grade school, and that summer it was hot and dry. It was a time before computers and cell phones and the T.V.s were black and white. Elvis sang songs on …