Jon Sindell

Jon Sindell wrote the flash-fiction collection The Roadkill Collection (Big Table Publishing) and the long-story collection Family Happiness (2016). He is a humanities tutor who curates the San Francisco-based reading series Rolling Writers and formerly practiced law. See more of his work at

Short stories by Jon Sindell

Illlustration for author Jon Sindell's flash fiction 'Dogs and Apples' by Allen Forrest

Dogs and Apples

He hurled words to stop her from packing. “It’s that I’m a dog and you’re an apple.” She stopped and wrinkled her brow without amusement. “Dogs have no molars, b…


Jon Sindell | Read flash fiction 'A Swingin' Cat' Illustration by Hannah Nolan

A Swingin' Cat

Danielle Snow was the cleverest girl in eighth grade, a storywriter with a penchant for old—fashioned sayings. She was also the cutest. That year, we had dance parties at kids’ houses e…


Jon Sindell | Read flash fiction 'Mud Boy' Illustration by Cait Maloney

Mud Boy

Mud Boy splashed through the puddles and sloshed through the mud, then launched himself onto the soggy turf. The field was so rutted from dog play that he didn’t slide but stuck in place̵…