Stories

All the collections of our short stories

Silas Jackson by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Story type: LiteratureISilas Jackson was a young man to whom many opportunities had come. Had he been a less fortunate boy, as his little world looked at it, he might hav ...

A Council Of State by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Story type: LiteraturePART ILuther Hamilton was a great political power. He was neither representative in Congress, senator nor cabinet minister. When asked why he aspire ...

A Mess Of Pottage by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Story type: LiteratureIt was because the Democratic candidate for Governor was such an energetic man that he had been able to stir Little Africa, which was a Republican s ...

Johnsonham, Junior by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Story type: LiteratureNow any one will agree with me that it is entirely absurd for two men to fall out about their names; but then, circumstances alter cases. It had its ...

The Finding Of Zach by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Story type: LiteratureThe rooms of the “Banner” Club–an organization of social intent, but with political streaks–were a blaze of light that Christmas Eve night. On the l ...

The Faith Cure Man by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Story type: LiteratureHope is tenacious. It goes on living and working when science has dealt it what should be its deathblow.In the close room at the top of the old tene ...