An empty pint glass, a notebook and pen, a couple of reserved tables in the back room of a pub … a clandestine meeting of cohorts, to plot, to hatch, to scheme?
The patient reader shall be rewarded.
Halsted M. Bernard is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. Her short stories have appeared in Innsmouth Magazine, Map Literary, and Bewildering Stories, and she has performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, both as a Story Shop participant and with the literary writing and spoken-word performance group Writers' Bloc. For more about Halsted's publications and performances, please see her "Fiction" page.