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 fourth 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 …

Hubert – Melinda Dus

Dr. Deanna Allen hitched the beat up ‘70s Airstream camper to her spotless Cadillac SUV. Ample amounts of duct tape held the creaking, tarp-roofed, silver capsule together. Hubert, her new found sidekick, nodded approval. The pot bellied pig drank in air from the passenger side’s open window, hooves up and snout out. No one stopped her, if anyone saw. She …