By Nicole Janeway I’ll always remember that room for the light in the afternoon, slanting through the blinds and illuminating a universe of dust.  It seemed to me the specks were moving in slow motion, but of course if they really were a cosmos, they would have been drifting at breakneck speeds, a frantic carnival rather than … Continue reading Dinosaur


By Nicole Janeway The first time Valery beat her grandda at chess, she sat immobile, staring at the board for a long time.  The chipped plastic pieces were arrayed across the grid of perfect squares.  She had just realized that she would have him in checkmate in the next turn. It was the same feeling that rose … Continue reading Blink