Laura Hurwitz's episodes

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The Easy Chair Episode 75: Airstream

January 10, 2017

This week on The Easy Chair “Airstream.” This original story is part of a larger original story. Jill Sweeney is a teenager living a whimsically nomadic life with her bi-polar mother, who takes off whenever she’s manic. They have settled- …

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The Easy Chair Episode 72: Christmas Story

December 20, 2016

This week on The Easy Chair: it’s an original short tale, which I unoriginally titled Christmas Story. I figure ‘tis the season, right? In some ways the story reflects Christmas 2016 quite specifically, which means hopeful with a dark underbelly …

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The Easy Chair Episode 70: Killer

December 6, 2016

This week on the Easy Chair: “Killer,” an original short fiction piece written by your truly about a volunteer, a refugee, a bodega, and a pit bull. There are serial small encounters for volunteer Stella and five year-old Amina, a …

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The Easy Chair Episode 63: Other Mother (featuring Stephanie Spaulding)

October 18, 2016

This week on The Easy Chair: “Other Mother”, a poignant story by ever-popular returning author Stephanie Spaulding. Actually, poignant is an understatement. This story won’t just touch you, it will move you. Annie is Laurel’s stepmother, though Laurel can’t bear …

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The Easy Chair Episode 61: Left Back

October 3, 2016

This week on The Easy Chair: “Left Back.” In 19th century America, pioneers in search of a better life made their way west. It wasn’t an easy crossing, and pioneers were plagued by various misfortunes, from bad weather to wagon …