Mina Samuels

Mina Samuels is a writer who has made her collection of short stories, titled Crucifixions and Other Fictions available as a free audiobook.

In “Crucifixion” a Jewish woman, long alienated from her religion, recalls a dangerous childhood game she played and realizes she can’t escape who she is. “Ferris Wheel” follows a single woman’s journey to the Four Corners where she decides to keep the baby she is carrying. In “The Waitress,” a couple includes a woman they don’t know in an intimate ad-hoc housewarming celebration the night they move into their house with unexpected consequences. In “Like Magic,” a young boy’s act of revenge seals his fate in the drug dealing business. And “The Nine Eleven Stories,” three lightly linked stories set on and around September 11, 2001.