From “About us” at the Hamilton Stone Review:

“The Hamilton Stone Review is part of a movement of small, independent publishers and publications dedicated to distributing high quality fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We intend to encourage writers, whether unpublished or established, by bringing their work to readers by way of this online literary magazine.”

Rebas Wedding- Family

The author at about age 21.

There are certain milestones in most lives that are culturally important, whether because of privileges earned, deeds accomplished, or lessons learned. For me, my twenty-first birthday was one of these milestones. This story describes a birthday for the narrator that went disappointingly (and somewhat humorously) awry. I’m not saying it was mine, but…

Read “Twenty-one” here.