Rebecca Harrison

Rebecca Harrison sneezes like Donald Duck and can be summoned by a cake signal in the sky. Her best friend is a dog who can count. She was a finalist in the first Wyvern Lit flash fiction contest. Her fairy tale ‘The Folded Canyon’ was published in The Story Shack in October 2014. Her stories can also be read at Literary Orphans, The Harpoon Review, Gravel Magazine, Pigeonholes Magazine, Maudlin House, and elsewhere.

Stories by Rebecca Harrison

The Paranoid Husband

Illustrated by Nevena Katalina

At the end of a narrow pathway, a husband and wife lived in a squat cottage. The husband sat through night hours watching his wife dream. He wished to keep her from the world outside their door. While she weaved tapestries in the village, he walked fields, snatching her reflection from puddles and coins. He …

The Feather Palace

Illustrated by Terri Kelleher

High on the winds, a princess lived in a palace of feathers. She watched the world from her window in the skies. While the seas below were dark with rains, she skimmed bright cloud tops. She floated through blue dusks alongside bats and birds. In fast winds, the night cities were flurries of street lamps …

The Night Sweeper

Illustrated by Emin Toksoz

Below sooty chimneys and starling flocks, an old man lived in a tumbledown house. Every morning, he swept the night off the city. While all the servants and nobles still slumbered, he gathered his rickety broom and trudged through the dark winds. He swept darkness and moon glow from the pathways. He brushed gloom and …

The Folded Canyon

Illustrated by Terri Kelleher

Deep in a bustling city, a family lived in a narrow house. They cramped between chill walls as the streets outside stretched with cobblestones and crowds. From sunrise to twilight, the father trudged city corners seeking work. The mother and the grandmother sewed cloth from snippets to earn pennies. The family ate small meals beside …