Alfredo Salvatore Arcilesi has spent a decade penning award-winning short- and feature-length screenplays, while working as a full-time artisan baker. His prose work explores the trials and tribulations of ordinary people, slice-of-life examinations anchored in real and surreal settings. His short stories have appeared in over 35 literary journals, including Raconteur Literary Magazine, Scrittura Magazine, and The Helix Magazine. In addition to several short pieces, he is currently working on his debut novel. Alfredo recommends The Toronto Public Library Foundation.
Jaley was silent. For a moment, Cynth thought she had lost her caller, and, therefore, the entire gimmick—and Jaley's punishment for being twenty-one, skinny, and fuckable—but she could see the line was still live.