Jon Boilard gave a dark lyrical account of people trapped in a 1980s Massachusetts town. Shobha Rao read from her Partition story "Kavitha and Mustafa." Bridget Quinn broke down the history of the misattribution of Constance Marie Charpentier's painting "Madame Charlotte du Val d'Ognes." Tammy Fortin brought hauntingly creepy stories of the Pacific coast. Joel Streicker delivered his story "When God Closes One Door."