Fiction | Misery Island

A Short Story

Between the man’s finding full-time work again and the boy’s playing park-league baseball and caddying at the Essex County Golf Club, they hardly saw each other all that summer. To make up for it before the boy had to return to the city, they planned to meet in Salem this August night and see a...

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About the Author

Edward Hannibal is the author of the novel Chocolate Days, Popsicle Weeks, among other works of fiction.