hobart logo

Showing results for 2013

McDonald's photo
February 16, 2013 | Commercial Fiction

McDonald's

Dave Housley

We pull into the campground and it’s just like I imagined it would be: chaparral scrub receding to oaks and firs as we move up... more

An Interview with Ron Currie Jr. photo
February 15, 2013 | Interview

An Interview with Ron Currie Jr.

Kyle Beachy

  "Thought of you and our conversations this morning when I read David Shields' Riff column in the... more

An Interview with Ron Currie Jr. photo
February 14, 2013 | Interview

An Interview with Ron Currie Jr.

Matthew Simmons (@matthewjsimmons)

Hello, readers. This is the first of two interviews with writer Ron Currie Jr. on the occasion of the publication... more

Some Salvation photo
February 14, 2013 | Nonfiction

Some Salvation

Amy Butcher

I can take just about anything now. Like how I returned from Christmas vacation to an inch of melted snow and a gaping hole above... more

Two Short Pieces photo
February 13, 2013 | Poetry

Two Short Pieces

Anne Germanacos

Looking for the right angle He poo-poo’s my relationship to nature, even when I tell him about touching the dead... more

Dear Money Shot photo
February 12, 2013 | Poetry

Dear Money Shot

Steve Davenport

It’s the new plan, Shooter.  Poetry for broken systems.  Insurance rider attached. 

Music Reviews photo
February 11, 2013 | Fiction

Music Reviews

Daniel Mahoney

  To London With Love Artist: Wilhelm Blech Album: Musicus Miscellanous; Christian Dean & Musica Immunda Label:... more

Elijah Craig 18, and How Things Can Change photo
February 8, 2013 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

Elijah Craig 18, and How Things Can Change

Christopher Newgent

Five years ago I took some pills hoping to lose the perpetual 10-15 pounds that I would always like to... more

3 Poems photo
February 7, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Matthew Mahaney

Fishhooks the size of anchors have started falling from the sky. It’s happening two or three times a week...

Cassidy photo
February 6, 2013 | Fiction

Cassidy

Evelyn Hampton

At night the air waits for Cassidy the way it does for a fuse to free its load. Then the great burst air gets to be, the blues and pinks and... more

Empty Handed Year photo
February 5, 2013 | Fiction

Empty Handed Year

Brian Carr

The first time I fingered a girl, I messed it up. Of course, I didn’t realize at the time. It happened on a Friday night, at a playground. There were four of us there. Two girls, two boys. It was a very open thing. The girl who I fingered said she’d let me try, and we sent our friends to the basketball court to wait for us. 

Super Bowl photo
February 4, 2013 | Commercial Fiction

Super Bowl

Dave Housley

Guildenstern flips the coin and holds it out for Rosencrantz to see. “Heads,” Rosencrantz says. “Again... more

Review of Grape Stomping photo
February 4, 2013 | Food & Drink

Review of Grape Stomping

Jessica Vozel

We won’t drink the juice and we won’t make wine with it.  Because, well, feet. But the secret none of us... more

Range Rover photo
February 2, 2013 | Commercial Fiction

Range Rover

Dave Housley

Captain’s Log: Captain Richard L. Hiltonshire, HMS Evoque, North Carolina Coast. May 12, 1801 The Coast is in sight. America,... more

Twitter People: Rob Delaney (@robdelaney), The Comedian photo
February 1, 2013 | Interview

Twitter People: Rob Delaney (@robdelaney), The Comedian

Matthew Simmons (@matthewjsimmons)

And then there's Rob Delaney. The next time Rob Delaney tweets—which is probably... more

Review of Lena Dunham/Girls photo
February 1, 2013 | Nonfiction

Review of Lena Dunham/Girls

Max

I fell in love with Lena Dunham from the first scene of the first episode of her hit TV show, Girls. I connected with... more

Two Poems photo
January 31, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

Christina Olson

She can pack what remains of the pancreas like a Tetris pro. But at night she dreams of Lily.

On the Benefits of a Lego Heart... photo
January 30, 2013 | Fiction

On the Benefits of a Lego Heart...

Matthew Burnside

In my mind, I had already built a Lego wall around the perimeter of the yard, tall as the Siamese twin magnolia trees I sometimes sat in...

I WAS IN THIS MOVIE photo
January 29, 2013 | Fiction

I WAS IN THIS MOVIE

Susie Mee

I was in this movie. I was in this movie. I was in it. I was there. I was ripping in and out of the titles as they blinked... more

500 Words on Arbor Day photo
January 28, 2013 | Nonfiction

500 Words on Arbor Day

R.B. Moreno

  I. There’s a message from home—a place we call Pineapple for the two kinds of trees that hide it from... more

Toyota photo
January 26, 2013 | Commercial Fiction

Toyota

Dave Housley

Burns looks out toward the road. He puts a hand up to the glass and shakes his head. “I can’t believe this,” he says, his... more

BISON cover letter PRIZE winner photo
January 25, 2013 | Hobart 14

BISON cover letter PRIZE winner

Andrew Rhodes

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #14. As such, and as we have done to accompany... more

"The Legend of Troy Cartwright" (an excerpt) photo
January 24, 2013 | Hobart 14

"The Legend of Troy Cartwright" (an excerpt)

Patrick Somerville

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #14. As such, and as we have... more

An Interview with Becky Adnot-Haynes, by Mary Miller photo
January 23, 2013 | Hobart 14

An Interview with Becky Adnot-Haynes, by Mary Miller

Mary Miller chose Becky Adnot-Haynes's "Baby Baby" as her selection for our 2012 Hobart Buffalo Prize. "Baby Baby" is included in Hobart 14, and Mary asked Becky a few questions about the story, specifically, and writing in general here.

photo essay to accompany "We Shall Fill Our House With Spoil" photo
January 22, 2013 | Hobart 14

photo essay to accompany "We Shall Fill Our House With Spoil"

Delaney Nolan

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #14. As... more

BISON cover letter PRIZE runner-up photo
January 21, 2013 | Hobart 14

BISON cover letter PRIZE runner-up

Tyler Koshakow

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #14. As such, and as we have done to... more

BISON cover letter PRIZE runner-up photo
January 18, 2013 | Hobart 14

BISON cover letter PRIZE runner-up

Joe Kapitan

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #14. As such, and as we have done to... more

an additional Animal Collection Short: X-Ray Fish photo
January 17, 2013 | Hobart 14

an additional Animal Collection Short: X-Ray Fish

Colin Winnette

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #14. As such, and as we have... more

Steps for Home Tooth Extraction, Berkeley, 2006" by Charles McLeod, comic by Adrienne Celt photo
January 16, 2013 | Hobart 14

Steps for Home Tooth Extraction, Berkeley, 2006" by Charles McLeod, comic by Adrienne Celt

A comic by one Hobart 14 contributor, Adrienne Celt, based on an essay from Hobart 14 by Charles McLeod.

Fire! Fire! Fire! excerpt photo
January 15, 2013 | Hobart 14

Fire! Fire! Fire! excerpt

Jayson Hawkins

The beginning of Jayson Hawkins's story, "Fire! Fire! Fire!" included in Hobart 14.