Edition #6 – June 2022

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 sixth edition, with stories written by D.W. Davis, Catherine Forrest, Sharif Gemie, Judy Guilliams-Tapia, Elizabeth Guilt, Stephen Myer, Scott Pedersen and David Wayne Stewart. The staff readers for this …

The Saved – Sharif Gemie

I wonder what sunlight feels like. I can see it through the monitor: a warm, yellow light. But what would it feel like on my skin? Like putting my arm too close to a lamp? Can’t it burn? I remember a word in an old book: sunburn.  And rain? Wind? I think a lot about things like this. All I’ve …