Horns

The horns can be heard everywhere.

She sips coffee and stares at a large monitor. Her name is Amanda, I think, but to be honest I don’t remember. Actually, it’s not that I can’t remember it’s that I never even listened to hear it in the first place. Seconds ago she was talking, standing over me at my desk answering a question I didn’t ask, and I slipped into my well-honed routine of eye contact, nodding and mmhmms? and before I knew it she was gone. She sits, now, at her computer, satisfied in the assumed knowledge that I know what I am meant to be doing.

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David Whelan

David Whelan

David Whelan is a fiction writer and journalist based in London, England. He was formally Litro's Reviews Editor and Fleeting Magazine's Interviews Editor. Currently, he writes for Vice's food vertical, Munchies. He is one of Untitled Books's "New Voices" and his fiction has also appeared in 3:AM Magazine, Shortfire Press and Gutter Magazine, among others. He holds an MA in Creative Writing from UEA.

David Whelan is a fiction writer and journalist based in London, England. He was formally Litro's Reviews Editor and Fleeting Magazine's Interviews Editor. Currently, he writes for Vice's food vertical, Munchies. He is one of Untitled Books's "New Voices" and his fiction has also appeared in 3:AM Magazine, Shortfire Press and Gutter Magazine, among others. He holds an MA in Creative Writing from UEA.

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