A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “Grey Man Walking Past” by David Kotok

The hammer is hard under the pillow. I sacrifice the cushion at my chest for the comfort of my cheek. The wooden handle is reassuring somehow, the cold metal lump of the head more so. It wasn’t my idea. The waitress at the Eastern Promise, the new girl with dyed tresses and ribbons, talked about…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with David Kotok

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at David Kotok and his story “Grey Man Walking Past.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? My life in Indonesia. The culture. The heady mix of religion and politics,…