Here Are Some Stories Seth Likes


Here are links to stories I read this week that I liked and I hope you’ll like too.

“It’s not that we wouldn’t be able to lay our hands on bodily fluids via some other avenue, says Stephen, it’s just that prohibiting their sale on eBay is an egregious encroachment of our rights as Americans.” At Necessary Fiction, “Things We Have Tried Unsuccessfully To Purchase On eBay” by Andreas Trolf. 

“When Crawford brought back Gabby from the Philippines, he asked what we thought of some green eyed Asian children running around the farm one day,” Granny said in a low aside.” — At The Dead Mule of Southern Literature, “The Acceptance Speech” by Hope Denney.

“Why don’t YOU have cancer seems to be a more logical thing to ask, more logical than why do I have cancer.” — At Requited, “Real, Not Fake” by Ben Slotky. (via)

“I tried to empathize with the driver, but I kept coming back to the girl. I traced her face with my finger until it came away smudged with ink.” At jmww, “Couvade Syndrom” by Jamey Davidsmeyer.

Seth Fischer's writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing 2013, Buzzfeed, PankGuernica, Lunch Ticket, Gertrude, and elsewhere. His Rumpus piece "Notes from a Unicorn" was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. He will be a 2014 Lambda Literary Emerging Voicing Fellow and was a 2013 Jentel Arts Residency Program Fellow. He also teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles and Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Find more writing of his writing at, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →