New short story: Ghosts

New short story, Ghosts, appears in Terracotta Typewriter Issue 9:

“I was married once,” David said. “Guys here, they’ve been married three, four times. Just once for me.”

He stopped eating, lit a cigarette. He shook another free from his pack, handed it to Jarrett and lit it for him.

“Yeah,” David said with some smoke. “I was married once.”

They’d given their final exams yesterday and caught the first bus out of Wuhan. They were in Jingdezhen, a city famous for china, in Jiangxi province. They planned to spend a week seeing Jiangxi before heading south.

It’s from a novel I’m working on. Read the rest here.