Short Story Endings


The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week: “The Radical” by Brock Clarke

  A few weeks ago I wrote about the risky ending of Mary Helen Specht’s “Night Island,” and how her switching perspectives at the end turned a potentially good story into a great one. In “The Radical” (The Cincinnati Review 11.2), author Brock Clarke also take his story to another level with a provocative ending…