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5 Poems photo
July 16, 2013 | Poetry

5 Poems

Siel Ju

  Parricide Finally they took over the city of my father, filled it with mosquitoes and bush fog, threw him in a river... more

Drought photo
July 15, 2013 | Fiction

Drought

Ian Sanquist

One summer, under the streetlamps, the storm clouds, our friend on life support...

6 Poems (plus bonus possum poem) photo
July 12, 2013 | Poetry

6 Poems (plus bonus possum poem)

Bill Carty

  Sound for Fishes Swim with a rock clutched between your teeth, apple-like. Have a friend do the same.... more

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 2 photo
July 12, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 2

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the second of four installments in this series. We will... more

Five Poems from Radiant Action photo
July 11, 2013 | Poetry

Five Poems from Radiant Action

Matt Hart

Anything worth saying can be rendered / as an aphorism, might itself be an aphorism, / just so you know     My phrase of the moment / is radiant action...

Trellis Passing photo
July 10, 2013 | Fiction

Trellis Passing

Michael Chaney

The new neighbors were moving vans and glimpses behind curtains. In time, they became an electronic fiction behind a white trellis fence. My dog could smell their vacancies.

The Painter's Arm photo
July 9, 2013 | Fiction

The Painter's Arm

Eliza Smith

My boyfriend cut off my arm while I slept. He had thought the whole thing through months in advance, he told me the next morning.

Guest Host photo
July 8, 2013 | Poetry

Guest Host

Diya Chaudhuri

George Strait’s in this poem now, he’s meddling with everything.  He’s reading words with the wrong... more

The Part Where Bull Scours His Room for Bugs photo
July 8, 2013 | Fiction

The Part Where Bull Scours His Room for Bugs

Diego Báez

He slides an open palm up and down wallpaper that appears to depict horsemen and battalions in battle. He presses an ear to it. He tilts a framed print of Caravaggio’s Holofernes away from the wall.

That Old and Good and Old Timey Good New England Butter photo
July 5, 2013 | Poetry

That Old and Good and Old Timey Good New England Butter

Sean Kilpatrick

  Remember being mammalian in the friar patch? Remember your best reserve for... more

4th of July & Two Poems photo
July 4, 2013 | Poetry

4th of July & Two Poems

Katie Schmid

I turned my head so fast / I mistook the moon / for a firework / and then I wanted // to bark too...

Excerpt from the Novella in Progress, Bridges No Longer Span These Waters photo
July 3, 2013 | Fiction

Excerpt from the Novella in Progress, Bridges No Longer Span These Waters

Brian Warfield

Daniel heard it driving home...

A Slick Six from Camouflage Country photo
July 2, 2013 | Fiction

A Slick Six from Camouflage Country

Mel Bosworth & Ryan Ridge

Encore He got a nice new haircut. His laryngitis was gone. His heart hurt less and the same with his head.... more

Disaster Photos photo
July 1, 2013 | Fiction

Disaster Photos

Nathan Tavares

You could still hear the sounds of their screams, over the water, as they tipped over the falls.

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 1 photo
June 28, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 1

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the first of four installments in this series. We will be... more

from The Midway Iterations photo
June 27, 2013 | Poetry

from The Midway Iterations

T.A. Noonan

& I am in this seat / doing the yeoman’s work / of relocating, of settling / for Florida’s budburst protocol // when I’d rather be on my back / in Arkansas or Illinois, Alabama...

Hiding in the Bomb Shelter with a Baby Monitor: An Interview with B.J. Hollars photo
June 26, 2013 | Interview

Hiding in the Bomb Shelter with a Baby Monitor: An Interview with B.J. Hollars

Bryan Furuness & Zach Roth

B.J. Hollars has no problem crossing literary boundaries. In his short... more

The Eyes of God photo
June 25, 2013 | Fiction

The Eyes of God

Amy Holwerda

When Homer went blind, Langley’s remedy was one hundred oranges a week.

Invisible Mosquitoes photo
June 24, 2013 | Fiction

Invisible Mosquitoes

Mark Baumer

Four teenagers named “Phil” were tired of their dads not being rich. “It is very frustrating to have a... more

Everything I know about postmodernism I learned from the Phillies photo
June 21, 2013 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Everything I know about postmodernism I learned from the Phillies

Christopher Cocca

"As a term, postmodernism came into my vocabulary in 1988.  It had not yet moved from art and English and music into theology the way it has in recent years by then, but it was, of course, still extant in the visual codes of culture."

Two Poems photo
June 20, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

JSA Lowe

To brood in a cool bath, / imagined all virginal as when a child, // tangle of one single hair calligraphic against hip...

Three Must Haves #5 photo
June 19, 2013 | Fiction

Three Must Haves #5

Steven Casimer Kowalski

  Sterling-Silver Crook-Handle Bespoke Umbrella with Silk Canopy: $2,295 We hope that you never need use this... more

Graceland, Too: Home of the World's Biggest Elvis Fan, and That's Just Some Mickey Mouse Shit photo
June 18, 2013 | Nonfiction

Graceland, Too: Home of the World's Biggest Elvis Fan, and That's Just Some Mickey Mouse Shit

Ben Ƶuerlein

You’re in a car tunneling in the wake of its... more

WORD LIST AND STYLE GUIDE FOR IN THE HOUSE UPON THE DIRT BETWEEN THE LAKE AND THE WOODS photo
June 18, 2013 | Fiction

WORD LIST AND STYLE GUIDE FOR IN THE HOUSE UPON THE DIRT BETWEEN THE LAKE AND THE WOODS

Matt Bell

Note: Below is the style sheet for my novel In the House... more

Junkyard Fortunes photo
June 17, 2013 | Fiction

Junkyard Fortunes

Phillippe Diederich

Pingo went first. He always did. The rest of us stood at the top of the slope over the place where the sewer pipes from town... more

An Interview with Bryan Furuness photo
June 14, 2013 | Interview

An Interview with Bryan Furuness

Jensen Beach

Bryan Furuness is a writer whose presence has long loomed large here at Hobart. He’s published work in... more

Three Poems photo
June 13, 2013 | Poetry

Three Poems

Carrie Murphy

All the money is wet & gummy / underneath the brightest pink trees. / They fade to breast cancer color when it rains.

May Two People Breathe in a Real Room photo
June 12, 2013 | Fiction

May Two People Breathe in a Real Room

Kari Larsen

On her bike in the rain, Sally could not shake the bus. The double-decker advanced no more confidently than... more

Those Menacing Invites photo
June 11, 2013 | Fiction

Those Menacing Invites

Matthew Pitt

Lou Reed was at our party last night. I think. Couldn’t ID him clearly—with the dark, smoke, and all that... more

A Closet Full of Costumes photo
June 11, 2013 | Nonfiction

A Closet Full of Costumes

Mary Miller

In an interview with Luna Park in 2009, I was quoted as saying this: I really do believe in the whole... more