short stories – Maria Deira http://www.mariadeira.com writing, writing, lupus fighting Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:08:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 42086538 BESTIARY: The Best of A cappella Zoo http://www.mariadeira.com/2013/03/bestiary-the-best-of-a-cappella-zoo/ Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:38:15 +0000 http://www.mariadeira.com/?p=1157 A cappella Zoo’s special issue BESTIARY was officially released today. Edited by Gina Ochsner with gorgeous cover art by Anna Bron. My flash fiction piece “Stain” is part of this awesome collection. Print only. You can get it here for $9.

Anna Bron

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“Notes On Cork Tree Babies” available online http://www.mariadeira.com/2011/04/notes-on-cork-tree-babies-available-online/ Fri, 08 Apr 2011 20:22:15 +0000 http://www.mariadeira.com/?p=516 Read more

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You can now read, for free, my flash fiction piece “Notes On Cork Tree Babies.” Click on the excerpt below to read the rest at A cappella Zoo.

In my father’s village, certain babies come from the old cork tree between Señora Alicia’s house and the church. At any given time, only five people should know how to extract the newborns from the thick bark of the tree.

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A cappella Zoo, Issue 6 http://www.mariadeira.com/2011/02/a-cappella-zoo-issue-6/ Tue, 01 Mar 2011 05:50:51 +0000 http://www.mariadeira.com/?p=491 My flash fiction piece “Notes on Cork Tree Babies” has been published in the Spring Issue (#6) of A cappella Zoo.

Issue 6 is now available for order. Only $4 buys you this beautiful literary journal full of prose and poetry:

Cover art by Mark Morgan

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More recommended (and free) fiction http://www.mariadeira.com/2010/01/more-recommended-and-free-fiction/ Thu, 28 Jan 2010 05:16:25 +0000 http://www.mariadeira.com/?p=191 Hospital by Edith Zimmerman

Beautiful White Bodies Part 1 and Part 2 by Alica Sola Kim

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You’ve Got to Read This http://www.mariadeira.com/2010/01/youve-got-to-read-this/ http://www.mariadeira.com/2010/01/youve-got-to-read-this/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2010 23:58:53 +0000 http://www.mariadeira.com/?p=185 Cucuy by Marcela Fuentes

Superman’s Dead by Robert Swartwood

The Girl In the Glass by Valerie O’Riordan

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