The following stories were originally published in the July 25, 2018, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper.

Editor’s Note: Many a child has spent months wistfully longing for summer and the associated respite from schoolwork. While U.S. 1 is staffed mainly by the “young at heart,” we too can look forward to a little break from the daily grind. To that end U.S. 1 takes is annual summer skip week and will not publish Wednesday, August 1. Regular weekly publication will resume Wednesday, August 8, giving readers plenty of time to complete their homework: your summer reading assignment is listed below.

All readers of and contributors to the summer fiction issue are invited to join U.S. 1 at a reception honoring the writers and poets on Wednesday, August 29, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Forum at the Lewis Center for the Arts on the Princeton University campus across from McCarter Theater and the Dinky train station. Free parking is available in West Garage, accessible via Alexander Street and North Station Drive.

Summer Fiction Poetry

September Calling
A Window Seat at the Café
Apache Match
Changing the Calendar
Misplaced Rage
The Old Dog at 16: Last Rights
My Father’s Hands
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
The Gravedigger’s Son
Goodnight Bunions
Century Man
Something New at Seventy-Two
Taking It Off
Potential Energy
Air and Water
Simon Ferdinand
Pink Pachyderm
The Language of Signs
Tinker, Tailor
Pickin Partners
Avid Shooter
Mother of Exiles
Night Wanderings
The Wild Geese
Leroy Joshua Stone
Philip Roth Died
Our Secret
What’s Your Font?
Her or Me
Lone Chair in a Field

Summer Fiction Prose

Manor House Mishap
Remembering Mike
The Back Field
The Banker
Family Business
The Things We Hold on To
The Scale
Odd Man Out
Sam Kirby’s Axe
A Morris Mill Ghost Story
The Haircut
Phone Food
Park Fall
Notes from an Under-Diva

Preview of the Arts


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Blockchain Melody

Between the Lines

To the Editor: The End of an Era

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