Michael Twist

Michael Twist has been published on Cafe Aphra as well as winning several fiction contests, including the 2011 William Faulkner Riverfest Literary Competition and the 2011 Quid Novi Festival Writing Contest. Additionally, Michael has been short-listed on Flash 500 numerous times.

Stories by Michael Twist

True to His Word

Illustrated by Joey To

His coffee grew cold as he feverishly read the morning paper, phrases popping off the page. Three killed. A dozen wounded. High powered rifle. Lone gunman. Masked. Suspect fled the grounds before police arrived. Interviewing witnesses. Canvassing neighborhood. Persons of interest. The sun was breaking the horizon of another bitterly cold day, a subtle light beginning …