Jon Svec

Jon Svec was raised on a cherry farm in Southwestern Ontario. He studied English at the University of Waterloo before accepting a job at St. Francis Xavier University located in Antigonish, NS. His stories have been published in The Frequent and Vigorous Quarterly, EWR and are upcoming in Emerge Literary Journal.

Stories by Jon Svec

Cloudy Skies Burned Clear

Illustrated by Jordan Wester

Rain cascaded from a black-but-not-dark sky, swarming our collective mass. It came out of nowhere — a clear day melted, dusked — darkness shrouded the gathering clouds. Drops fell cold, sapped her remaining heat until cheeks shone white and glowed with reflections of the dazzling facade — the moon echoing the sun. I cradled her …