Edition #4 – September 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 Zannier Alejandra, Laura J. Campbell, Michael A. Clark, Emmie Christie, Sam Derby, Kendall Furlong, Sharif Gemie, Brent Peters and Mike Ramon.

The Colorizer – Kendall Furlong

It was my seventh year when the President’s Whistle Stop Tour came through our town on the Missouri—Kansas—Texas Railroad. My father thought Mr. Truman was a buffoon, but for the history of the moment he took me to the station and lifted me onto his shoulders to see over the crowd. The railroad station house stood between the downtown corner …