“A Colossal Mistake” in The Saturday Evening Post

My short story “A Colossal Mistake” is still doing the rounds at The Saturday Evening Post. It may involve professional wrestling, but you need not be a wrestling fan to enjoy it. I hope you all will have a chance to read!

Frank Morelli

READ “A COLOSSAL MISTAKE” @ The Saturday Evening Post

The Saturday Evening Post is impenetrable. It was one of the first publications I ever read. I would page through Norman Rockwell prints as a three and four-year-old boy and try to be one of the guys in my grandfather’s South Philly barber shop. He’d always have the latest issue front and center, and I’d pretend I knew how to read Edgar Allan Poe and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ray Bradbury as I stained the now-priceless covers with sticky, green lollipop juice.

Now my own work can be found under the iconic masthead of one of this nation’s true bastions of contemporary fiction. I couldn’t possibly be happier. My heart, today, is full.

Please enjoy the outlandish lives of Arnie Trundle and Queen Colossus in this week’s edition of #NewFictionFriday in “A Colossal Mistake”.

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REVIEW: Maura Way’s Another Bungalow (Press 53)

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