Edition #5 – December 2021

The Quiet Reader is an international online literary magazine, born in a town called Solitaire, in the state of Quarantine in the country of 2020. Here is the line-up of our fifth edition, with stories written by Jekwu Anyaegbuna, Melinda Dus, Alicia Crumpler, YJ Jun, Liz Kitchen, Dan Lawrence, Camilla Lee and Leon Taylor. The staff readers for this edition …

She Had Willed It – YJ Jun

Snow fell softly on the mountains as she stared up at the trees. Thick tufts weighed on the pine leaves, floated down and died with a whisper. She enjoyed the sight, sad she couldn’t before. “Come on, Casper,” Mother called. The Siberian husky sprung up and lunged forward, done with playing patient. “Isn’t it nice?” Mother said to her. She …