As a retired civil servant, Tom Ray has devoted his time to writing short stories dealing with Washington D.C., the military, suburban life, the South, and growing old. His fiction has been published in New Pop Lit, Penny Shorts, Literary Yard, and other journals. He has been identified as one of the "Hyper-Talents of the New Literary Age" by New Pop Lit.
There’s nothing as stubborn as an old family grudge.
Published in Penny Shorts.
pearl on saturday night
A part-time preacher has to rescue a member of his congregation from a beer joint on a Saturday night.
Published in a book anthology: Unbroken Circle: Stories of Cultural Diversity in the South.
BREEDEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
An irascible old man makes a volunteer at a local history museum uneasy.
Published in Literary Yard