Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Bill Collopy

Bill Collopy is an Australian author of one novel (House of Given 2006), and thirty-three stories published in print or on-line. His articles on language, public policy and politics have been published in various newspapers and he publishes a weekly language-related blog His first non-fiction book will be published in 2013.

No Más – a short story

Monday, March 11th, 2013

No Más This is what he tells me. He was married before but the soldiers shot his first wife, and only later did he marry our Mamá. At least half my life gone and only today I am hearing this, from a professional liar. The old dilemma: how can I be sure if it’s honesty […]

One More Day – a short story

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

One More Day   1. In the first album I am beautiful. My eyes dance. Instead of hanging, my hair whooshes. T-shirts hug my torso. I can’t face her, that woman with my name. Her clothes no longer fit. They cringe at my touch. The blouses rustle: only a whisper of femininity left. There’s a […]