The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Vol. 19, No. 4

Vol 19 No 4

Winter 2015/2016


Founding Editors Adrienne Brodeur, Francis Ford Coppola

Editor Michael Ray

Managing Editor Derek Fagerstrom

Editorial Assistant Emily Shapiro

Readers Kira Archibald, Chris Arnold, Scott Badenoch, Want Chyi, Deborah Claymon, Tracie Ishikawa, Anthony Jones, Kristen Kadner, Page McCargo, Thaïs Miller, Brianna Nelson, Elka Weber, Isaac Zisman

Copy Editor Anne Ray

Guest Designer Barry McGee

Layout Sfaustina

Production Assistant Chad Keig

Publisher Francis Ford Coppola


Information Zoetrope: All-Story is a quarterly art and literary publication founded in 1997. The magazine is on the web at, on Twitter at @Zoetrope_Mag, on Facebook, and headquartered in the Sentinel Building, 916 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133.

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Submissions Zoetrope: All-Story considers submissions of stories and one-act plays under seven thousand words that are accompanied by SASE; first serial rights and a one-year film option are required. For complete guidelines, visit

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Printing Zoetrope: All-Story (ISSN 1091-2495) is printed in the United States by Lincoln Graphics Inc. and is published in March, June, September, and December by AZX Publications, 916 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133. Volume 19 Number 4. Winter 2015/2016. © 2015 by AZX Publications. All rights reserved. No part of this magazine may be reproduced without the express consent of AZX Publications.

Classic Reprint “Travis, B.” from Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy—©2009 by Maile Meloy, and reprinted by permission of Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC—is part of Zoetrope: All-Story’s Classic Reprint series, in which short stories that inspired films are reprinted to illustrate the narrative relationship between the art forms.