M. Q. Stewart

Ancient Snakebite Literature

A scholarly work comparing Greek and Egyptian Snakebite cures. Includes a translation of the Brooklyn Papyrus.

On Music, Dreams, and Writing a New Novel

A feverish, young writer attempts to interpret his dreams and pass his exams.

Apollodorus Lost His Bright-Eyed Canary

An existential writer and his commie friends travel down-south to experience the solar eclipse.


Odysseus, the famed mythological hero,   is confronted by one of the captive women aboard his ship.

A Patch of Dryness in the Back of the Throat

An art student is visited by a mysterious stranger at her country getaway house.