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April 21, 2018 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Curveball

Ed Meek

It was a slow curve—a big bender,
spinning against the trajectory
of the ball. It hung
at the apex
suspending
time
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Balls and Strikes III: Transfiguration photo

April 20, 2018 | BASEBALL

Balls and Strikes III: Transfiguration

Richard Johnston

The victim was the leadoff hitter for the Matsushima Baseball Ocean Temple Gods in the bottom of the first.

Talk Show Poems &amp; other miscellany photo

April 19, 2018 | Poetry

Talk Show Poems & other miscellany

Elizabeth Ellen

Letterman wore khakis and the camera angled up his crotch. I watched every night or set my VCR to record on the rare occasion I left my apartment.

Home Run Heroes photo

April 19, 2018 | BASEBALL

Home Run Heroes

Bob May

His gravesite at Holy Cross Cemetery brought a lump to my throat.

Recent Books

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

A 400-page collection of poems in fours sections: Nicki Minaj Songs, Bob Dylan Songs, Elliott Smith Songs, and 90s Riot Grrrls Songs.

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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!

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Dualities

Jason Phoebe Rusch

Jason Phoebe Rusch is a queer writer from the Chicago suburbs. His full-length debut Dualities explores gender and patriarchy from the perspective of a man who was socialized and is currently still read as a woman. He is interested in complication and nuance and messy human failing, his own and that of others.