North of nowhere - Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

North of Nowhere

The narrator sits by the window, staring into the darkness. The clock counts dutifully every second. Something is about to happen.

Across the square -- Photo by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Across the square

She rushes across the square because she is ashamed of being late for an appointment with her friend.

The Businessman Who Gave His Guitar Away -- Cover by Ana Piñeyro

The Businessman Who Gave His Guitar Away

A short story about a university professor is waiting for his connecting flight at Bogotá International Airport when he is drawn into a conversation with the man sitting besides him. Annoyed at first with being disturbed, the professor gradually becomes interested in the curious tale the man has to tell.

Arbiter of knowledge - Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Arbiter of knowledge

He’s the arbiter of knowledge, the source for what is true. He charges nothing for his wisdom, making it at hand for me and you…