Doorknobs & BodyPaint
Issue Forty-one

Love Issue
Theme: Surprise

(Guidelines for this issue)

February 2006
Flash Fiction
First Prize
Smoking A Roach
Bev Vines-Haines
February 2006
Hayward Fault Line
First Prize
Insabilli And Shomesh
Carol Corke
February 2006
First Prize
It Isn't Green, It's Purple
Hazera Forth

Flash Fiction

From The Darkness
Andrew R. Crow
The Olive Trees Of Mykonos
Judy Cabito
Becoming A Free Woman
Barbara A. Taylor
August 2, 1975
Maria Beliaeva

Hayward Fault Line

Simple Truths
Bev Vines-Haines
jet aime tres beaucoup
Darrah de Jour
Sean Kilpatrick
Scavenger Hunt
Beth Lahaie


A Cut Above
Bev Vines-Haines
Fowl Play
John A. Ward
Friday, Half Past Nine
Kathleen Clauson
Of Foreign Flavour
Abha Iyengar
Val Griffiths
Rudy And Yuka
Anthony Adrian Pino
Last Love
John D. Richie

Cairo Room

Kathleen Clauson
Ten Minutes With Stacey
Beth L. Block
Denmark de la Croix
The Dance
S. K. Buan


(Dorsal winners, issues 25-39)

Friday Night, Andrew Ramer: #25, 2002
Take Me To Your Cleaners, Brenda Ross: #26, 2002
Two-Legged Piggy Bank, James Morford: #27, 2002
Sleeping With The Fishes No More, Kai Venice: #28, 2002
The Chinese Slippers, Liann Snow: #29, 2003
A Thief Like Me, John A. Ward: #30, 2003
Adventuring, E. K. Bartuska: #31, 2003
A Piece Of Faerie Tail, Sandy Vrooman: #32, 2003
Makeover, Denis Taillefer: #33, 2004
Gommorah, Val Griffiths: #34, 2004
She's Dead, Ian Wrisley: #35, 2004
Birthdays And Broken Spirits, Kathleen Clauson: #36, 2004
Twins, Kathleen Clauson: #37, 2005
Mr. Fixit's Lament, Liesl Jobson: #38, 2005
The Last Rites, John Ritchie: #39, 2005

Diane's View

Reviews: quick and delicate as a brush stroke

Selected for Issue #40, First published: November 2005
Issue #41 due on-line February 2006
Hang onto your 'knobs.
Leila Rae: editor
Bara Swain: dorsal editor
Lola Chavelak: art director

Aaron Jason: fiction editor emeritus