The Fiction Issue 2015

'The Bridgetender,' by Joy Williams

A short story by Joy Williams that will appear in The Visiting Privilege, which will be published by Knopf in September.
Joy Williams
The Fiction Issue 2015

A Short Story About a Long Hot Summer in New York

'Soft Tagets,' by Christopher Bollen
Christopher Bollen
The Fiction Issue 2015

Four Limericks by Anthony Madrid

There was a mortician from Havre, who successfully washed a cadaver...
Anthony Madrid
The Fiction Issue 2015

A Short Story About the Damage Caused by a Depraved Doctor

'The Terminal Artist,' by David Means
David Means
The Fiction Issue 2015

A Short Story About Drinking, Flying, and Narrow Escapes

'The Air Marshal,' by Clancy Martin
Clancy Martin
The Fiction Issue 2015

A Short Story About Memories and Long Drives into the Desert

'The Love Trip,' by Brian Booker
Brian Booker
The Fiction Issue 2015

'Mr. Creativity,' by Deb Olin Unferth

A short story about reinventing yourself, optimism, and jobs nobody wants.
Deb Olin Unferth
The Fiction Issue 2015

The Furniture Index

Furnish your home in the style of your favorite ennui-filled short stories!
Thessaly La Force
The Fiction Issue 2015

Five Very Short Stories by Diane Williams

Diane Williams is the author of seven story collections, most recently Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty. Read the five pieces of micro-fiction she wrote for VICE's latest fiction issue.
Diane Williams
The Fiction Issue 2015

A Short Story About Love, Death, and Childhood

'Roy and the River Pirates,' by Barry Gifford
Barry Gifford
The Fiction Issue 2015

A Short, 100 Percent Fictitious Story About Toilets, Fatherhood, and Karl Ove Knausgaard

'My Soda, Part 1,' by Allen Pearl
Allen Pearl
The Fiction Issue 2015

Three Love Stories About Art, Fantasies, and Hotel Rooms

From the VICE Fiction Issue 2015.
April Ayers Lawson