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Until the Light is Off photo
April 22, 2014 | BASEBALL

Until the Light is Off

James Yates

Visiting hours ran until eight o’clock that night. Matt sat by his father’s bed and thumbed through some text... more

SF/LD Announcement photo
April 21, 2014 |

SF/LD Announcement

  We're super excited to announce our next three Short Flight / Long Drive Books titles!!!   October... more

Base Running photo
April 21, 2014 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Base Running

Russell Brakefield

August burns on and a quiet resin lifts from my skin. The ruins of my body idling on the couch. Drunk again or just resigned to... more

Frasier at 31 photo
April 21, 2014 | Nonfiction

Frasier at 31

Amanda Goldblatt

Frasier Crane never gets what he wants because Frasier Crane is a horrible person.   Amanda is in her first year of a new... more

Noah photo
April 19, 2014 | movie reviews

Noah

Sean Kilpatrick

Noah is a film better than the book

THE 2014 AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON, AS PREDICTED BY J. RYAN STRADAL photo
April 18, 2014 | BASEBALL

THE 2014 AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON, AS PREDICTED BY J. RYAN STRADAL

J. Ryan Stradal

  AL EAST 1. Tampa Bay Rays WHY: Erik Bedard, who was the... more

2 Poems photo
April 17, 2014 | BASEBALL

2 Poems

Daniel Romo

Doubleheader I no longer enjoy the game, yet I play every Sunday, trading church clothes for a uniform, exchanging a plate... more

Whether You Win or Lose photo
April 16, 2014 | BASEBALL

Whether You Win or Lose

Christine Fadden

Uncle Max picked me up for tryouts. I must have been fidgety. I changed the radio station a half dozen times before turning... more

2 Poems photo
April 15, 2014 | BASEBALL

2 Poems

Jacob Collins-Wilson

My Father as a Baseball Coach His hands are golden, approaching leather. He wears a mid-night blue windbreaker because coaching... more

The First Game photo
April 14, 2014 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

The First Game

Nicholas Ward

We parked on Michigan Avenue like we always would, walking hand-in-hand through Corktown, the oldest neighborhood in Detroit. We... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2014 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin photo
April 11, 2014 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2014 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin

Andrew Ervin

On these frigid afternoons between the Ides of March and Opening Day, when... more

For Jake "The Snake" Roberts, on the Occasion of Making an Unlikely Out in Centerfield During a Charity Softball Game photo
April 10, 2014 | BASEBALL, Poetry

For Jake "The Snake" Roberts, on the Occasion of Making an Unlikely Out in Centerfield During a Charity Softball Game

Colette Arrand

Like every catch before... more

Nymph()maniac Vol. 1 and 2 photo
April 9, 2014 | movie reviews

Nymph()maniac Vol. 1 and 2

Sean Kilpatrick

Why is Von Trier my man? He’s my man whose bruises I refuse to conceal. I have no debate or defense, he’s atop me. I must strangle myself in his defense. 

The Thrill photo
April 9, 2014 | BASEBALL

The Thrill

Edmund Sandoval

Growing up my favorite ball player was Will Clark. Will the Thrill. Number 22 of the San Fran Gigantes. That sweet swing like some kind... more

No No photo
April 8, 2014 | BASEBALL

No No

Kevin Maloney

[Dock] Ellis threw a no-hitter on June 12, 1970. He later stated that he accomplished the feat under the influence of LSD. -... more

The Grand Budapest Hotel photo
April 7, 2014 | movie reviews

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Sean Kilpatrick

The twee hustle a brand of nostalgia excluding most. The characters involved are living out the party you missed through... more

who are the Bash Brothers, son? do you even know? photo
April 7, 2014 | BASEBALL

who are the Bash Brothers, son? do you even know?

Brad Epperson

used to bring my glove no fan would be without one allure of the foul   I used to... more

Shoeless Joe Was a Pelican photo
April 4, 2014 | BASEBALL

Shoeless Joe Was a Pelican

Nicholas Mainieri

My city’s NBA team has renamed themselves after a baseball club. The New Orleans Pelicans were established near the... more

Edwards, On the Next Flight Out of Town photo
April 3, 2014 | BASEBALL

Edwards, On the Next Flight Out of Town

Andrew Forbes

Edwards, wild, couldn't get out of the first. He put the first three guys on and then walked one in, gave... more

Jim Ruland: The Hobart Interview photo
April 2, 2014 | Interview

Jim Ruland: The Hobart Interview

J. Ryan Stradal

Jim Ruland talks with J. Ryan Stradal about his new collaborative book Giving The Finger, the memoirs of Bering Sea... more

The Fathers at the Little League Field   photo
April 2, 2014 | BASEBALL, Poetry

The Fathers at the Little League Field  

Amorak Huey

Above them, the field lights hum to life, // a million moths clump and whirl and dive. / The game has tightened in the late innings, // the shouting grows tense, important. / Cigarettes are flicked into the gravel, // embers blur to ash.

At Bat photo
April 1, 2014 | BASEBALL

At Bat

Susan Hope Lanier

Number 28 slams the butt of his bat to the ground and the 24-ounce weight slides off. From under his red batting helmet the right fielder is... more

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2014 MLB Season -- Stewart O'Nan photo
March 31, 2014 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2014 MLB Season -- Stewart O'Nan

Stewart O'Nan

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our favorite writers and... more

Hobart 15 SF/LD Author Bonus Chapbook First Sentences photo
March 31, 2014 | Hobart 15

Hobart 15 SF/LD Author Bonus Chapbook First Sentences

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #15: HOTEL CULTURE. As... more

GREAT MOMENTS IN CINEMATIC DRINKING: Lost in Translation photo
March 28, 2014 | Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking

GREAT MOMENTS IN CINEMATIC DRINKING: Lost in Translation

Matt Sailor

Bill Murray’s Oscar clip comes exactly twenty minutes into Lost in Translation. His... more

Hotel at the End of the World photo
March 28, 2014 | Hobart 15

Hotel at the End of the World

JL Bogenschneider

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #15: HOTEL CULTURE. As such, and as we have done to... more

Batholith Carver photo
March 27, 2014 | Hobart 15

Batholith Carver

Jacob Perkins

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #15: HOTEL CULTURE. As such, and as we have done to accompany... more

2 Shorts photo
March 27, 2014 | Hobart 15

2 Shorts

Patrick Coleman

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #15: HOTEL CULTURE. As such, and as we have done to accompany our last... more

break-up in five stages : a kind of sequel photo
March 26, 2014 | Hobart 15

break-up in five stages : a kind of sequel

Chris Pedler

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #15: HOTEL CULTURE. As such, and as we... more

B photo
March 26, 2014 | Hobart 15, Comics

B

Annelyse Gelman

This month sees publication of our newest print issue, Hobart #15: HOTEL CULTURE. As such, and as we have done to accompany our last few... more