Read "Shared Wall," a short piece by Andrew De Young.

This week’s featured author in our flash fiction series is none other than Replacement Press co-founder Andrew De Young.

Andrew’s story, Shared Wall, was selected by an all-star panel of flash fiction judges — Alexander Chee (The Queen of the Night, Edinburgh), Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket series, The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs), Kevin Larimer (editor of Poets & Writers), Heather McElhatton (Pretty Little Mistakes, Jennifer Johnson is Sick of Being Single), and author Dennis Cass, who served as lead juror in’s 2010 miniStories competition.

Replacement Press, which Andrew founded with his wife Sarah, is the publisher of If You Lived Here You’d Already Be Home by John Jodzio.

miniStories is a part of’s mnLIT progam and is presented online by Magers and Quinn Booksellers and All the winning stories, as well as the poems from our poetry contest, What Light, will be published on and in the months to come. So come back soon!

Click here to read Andrew’s story.