Jon Fain’s publications include short stories in The Twin Bill and King Ludd’s Rag; flash fictions in The Daily Drunk and Reservoir Road Literary Review; and micro fictions in Six Sentences and Blink-Ink. In 2021, his work was nominated for Best of the Net, Best Microfiction and Best Small Fictions. He lives in Massachusetts. Jon recommends the Merrimack River Watershed Council.
When he smiled automatically into the mirror, part of his daily, FRUP-mandated routine, he saw there were no teeth at all along his lower jaw. Thatches of dark, scraggly hair had sprouted up in their place.