Sarah Guppy

Short stories by Sarah Guppy


Illustration for author Sarah Guppy's flash fiction 'The Rings' by illustrator Alankrita Jain

The Rings

Morag knew she’d meet him again somehow when she re-found the ring buried in her sock drawer. There it is, the silver and glass gleaming in her palm reminding her of the love declared and los…

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Sarah Guppy | Read flash fiction 'Past Relations' Illustration by Hong Rui Choo

Past Relations

7.35a.m. Cold hard winter rain hits the West Bronx pavements, pummelling the roads and sidewalks with merciless precision. Forecasts say more rain over the weekend so that the nearby lake …

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Sarah Guppy | Read flash fiction 'Sweet Ps' Illustration by Hong Rui Choo

Sweet Ps

As a life long gardener Patrick knows there’s something freakish about the summer he’s living through right now, 2013. Why isn’t it reaching headline news he fumes quietly, laying…

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Sarah Guppy | Read flash fiction 'Forever In Blue Jeans' Illustration by Hong Rui Choo

Forever In Blue Jeans

The white wedding cake has little pink roses on it. It is a multi tiered creation with three storeys and thick icing and it took Robert McLeod, my father, and his assistant weeks to make it as they…

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Sarah Guppy | Read flash fiction 'The Convalescent' Illustration by Hong Rui Choo

The Convalescent

Hendrika Boer sits up feverishly in bed; aware of soft blue light filling the small fisherman’s cottage. Auburn hair pokes out beneath her white cotton convalescing cap. At first it looked as…

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