Matthew Guerruckey

Matthew Guerruckey is the Editor-in-Chief of the literary web zine Drunk Monkeys. His short stories have appeared in Connotation Press, Five 2 One Magazine, The Weekenders, and Bartleby Snopes.

Stories by Matthew Guerruckey

Golden Acres

Illustrated by Alankrita Amaya

Edgar got down on one knee to tie his mother’s shoe. The fire hoses had left wet patches in the carpet. He crinkled his nose to keep out the stench of standing water. “I don’t see why you can’t do this yourself, Ma,” he said. His mother sighed and bowed her shoulders like Atlas. “I’m just …