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4 Poems photo
May 20, 2013 | Poetry

4 Poems

Meg Johnson

if I were an Amish girl,
I would leave
for Rumspringa...

Non-Reader Spotlight: Kathryn Wakeman photo
May 20, 2013 | Non-Reader Spotlight

Non-Reader Spotlight: Kathryn Wakeman

Jac Jemc

For this Non-Reader spotlight, we talk to Kathryn Wakeman about not reading, tv, East of Eden, Eat Pray Love, reading the internet, deadlines, feminism, unlikeable female characters, uncontrollable agreeability. 

Taco Bell photo
May 18, 2013 | Commercial Fiction

Taco Bell

Dave Housley

A new email dings into his box and Miller cringes. Somehow he knows it’s from her, something about the ding – it is insistent,... more

5 Poems photo
May 17, 2013 | Poetry

5 Poems

Virginia Konchan

Glissade, pas de bourrée. I stole a bottle of Cointreau from mother’s liquor cabinet

The Gnostics photo
May 16, 2013 | Poetry

The Gnostics

Donora Hillard

In the dream you are not a lamb on fire.

Three Little Blackbirds photo
May 16, 2013 | Fiction

Three Little Blackbirds

Joan Wilking

The next morning the phone rings early, five-thirty, definitely not later than six. The birds outside don’t scream... more

Thunderbirds: Who, Why, and How photo
May 15, 2013 | Fiction

Thunderbirds: Who, Why, and How

Rebecca Scherm

There’s been a lot of talk about Executives in the news lately, a lot of mystery and confusion. For the last... more

The Haberdash photo
May 15, 2013 | Poetry

The Haberdash

Adam Robinson

Suddenly I want to be the one to leave a party.
Maybe life imitates art after all.

2 Poems photo
May 14, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Calvero

Today
I was at McDonald’s
and there was this chunky,
high school-aged kid...

Junky Girl and Loser Boyfriend Pop Pills and Repair to Florida photo
May 14, 2013 | Fiction

Junky Girl and Loser Boyfriend Pop Pills and Repair to Florida

Tom Macher

LAKE ELSINORE WILL HOST THE ONE TRICK PONY This place was one of those places.... more

Destination photo
May 13, 2013 | Comics

Destination

Summer Pierre

I'll never forget the sight of those Rockies...

2 Poems photo
May 13, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Prathna Lor

I know the scars of my grandfather do you. I know the guns in my pelvis do you...

A Phan's Notes: On Patience photo
May 11, 2013 | A Phan's Notes

A Phan's Notes: On Patience

Justin St. Germain

As I write this, nearly a month into the season, my beloved Phillies flounder in third place. Even that dubious... more

3 Poems photo
May 10, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Rachel B. Glaser

later, an iguana slinked up the steps in a macho, prehistoric way...

The Art of Fiction Cycling photo
May 10, 2013 | The Art of...

The Art of Fiction Cycling

Matthew Vollmer

HOBART: Maybe I'm seeing a connection where there isn't one and this doesn't apply more to writers than... more

2 Poems photo
May 9, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Cooper Esteban

You must imagine god as syrupy mist.

 

Never Making Any Headway: A Conversation about novel writing between Samuel Sattin and Joshua Mohr photo
May 9, 2013 | Interview

Never Making Any Headway: A Conversation about novel writing between Samuel Sattin and Joshua Mohr

Samuel Sattin

  On April 9, my debut novel League of... more

The Women photo
May 8, 2013 | Poetry

The Women

Ashley Farmer

You imagine you’re a tipping point wrapped in a synthetic summer dress.

Three Stories photo
May 8, 2013 | Fiction

Three Stories

Ryan Call

As a teenager, I had this superficial interest in handguns—I liked how the metal felt against my skin. I had never learned to shoot one, however, nor did I really intend to know at that young age.

2 Poems photo
May 7, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Mike Young

None of us have those cats who go
viral meowing Springsteen songs...

from An Enquiry into the Origin of Lady Burke’s Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful photo
May 7, 2013 | Fiction

from An Enquiry into the Origin of Lady Burke’s Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

Kirby Johnson

The first and the simplest emotion which we discover in the... more

It's Over Before You Know It photo
May 6, 2013 | Food & Drink

It's Over Before You Know It

Lori Jakiela

Last week, my birthday passed without time to celebrate. No cake, no party. I’ve been working a lot.  My... more

4 Poems photo
May 6, 2013 | Poetry

4 Poems

Kit Frick

Night comes in a slow bloom of abandon.

Samsung photo
May 4, 2013 |

Samsung

Dave Housley

MARCH 18, 2013: Bam! Posting this from new gig as a Junior Creative Developer and Aesthetic Management Contributor at Meta Games, Inc.... more

Meth and the Genre Debate photo
May 3, 2013 | Breaking Bad fiction

Meth and the Genre Debate

Lucas Mann

Walter White is looking in the mirror when he hears a key in the door of his condo. He is smoothing a deep maroon shirt,... more

Miami photo
May 3, 2013 | Poetry

Miami

Gene Morgan

Have you ever seen a rich person?
It's not like that movie about rich people–

Don’t Be a Stupid Jerk photo
May 2, 2013 | Fiction

Don’t Be a Stupid Jerk

Tom McCartan

Everyone watched him walk to the guy. Everyone saw. They were all watching with their big stupid eyes that wouldn't... more

Four Poems photo
May 2, 2013 | Poetry

Four Poems

Phil Estes

Then there’s the Schnabel:
Some colors and Adieu...

May = National Poetry Month, y'all! photo
May 1, 2013 |

May = National Poetry Month, y'all!

We know. We know. First we told you we didn’t publish poetry. And now look at us. Thanks to the fantastic... more

More Overly Accommodating Poetry Written to Answer a Question I've Tried to Imply That You Asked photo
May 1, 2013 | Poetry

More Overly Accommodating Poetry Written to Answer a Question I've Tried to Imply That You Asked

Chelsea Martin

This poem is about death and, to some extent, life.