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Fiesta Barbie photo
March 27, 2015 | Coutoure Noir

Fiesta Barbie

Tabitha Blankenbiller

The dress was in my periphery for a lifetime before I searched for it, before I found and bought and wore it like an explanation.

We Were Homeless photo
March 26, 2015 | Nonfiction

We Were Homeless

Emily Geminder

We were homeless. We stole blankets, sheets. We took provisions. We carried our houses inside us.

Top Five photo
March 25, 2015 | movie reviews

Top Five

Sean Kilpatrick

Seinfeld near tits is an innovative sight. A billionaire can only be cropped next to libidinous events with CGI. It appears comedians struggle to retrieve their teeth back from fame. 

The Worst Gravity photo
March 25, 2015 | Fiction

The Worst Gravity

Ian Lee Lamb

Excerpt from the novel, Squish.

unedited/untitled poem photo
March 24, 2015 | Poetry

unedited/untitled poem

Elle Nash

i think if you had known how unhappy i was just for a second things would have turned out differently.

Toenail Love photo
March 24, 2015 | Fiction

Toenail Love

Connor Ferguson

The nails on my pinky toes are just nubbins, really — sort of shapeless blobs of keratin that grow in a little pit at the end of each toe.

Europe Poems photo
March 23, 2015 | Poetry

Europe Poems

Richard Wehrenberg, Jr.

These Austrian cows
lying down vaguely chewing
grass what are they think

Saratoga Tree Beast  photo
March 21, 2015 | Dispatches

Saratoga Tree Beast 

Sean Kilpatrick

We tried training the Doberman abandoned a yard down with chemically flattened ham

I Keep Thinking photo
March 20, 2015 | Poetry

I Keep Thinking

Carabella Sands

But I have a million lights
I have two million actually
A whole billboard

Starred Up photo
March 20, 2015 | movie reviews

Starred Up

Sean Kilpatrick

I think Hemingway killed the subordinate clause because it looked at him slantward from the shelled nobility of an era that deserved Victorianism.

Open Your Heart photo
March 19, 2015 | Fiction

Open Your Heart

Roya Khatiblou

The boy is sprawled across the woman’s bed . . . 

9mm photo
March 18, 2015 | Nonfiction

9mm

Rebecca Hazelwood

Every day after your aunt points a 9mm Smith and Wesson at your head, you think about holding one in your hands. You need to feel that weight. 

Press photo
March 17, 2015 | Fiction

Press

Marvin Shackelford

She wasn’t a real pretty girl, but it was Valentine’s and a Saturday night and we had booze.

No Sand at the Beach photo
March 16, 2015 | Fiction

No Sand at the Beach

Michael McGrath

There were reports of a vagrant living in a bathhouse.

Maybe We Should Get Tattoos and Other Possibilities for Happiness photo
March 13, 2015 | Fiction

Maybe We Should Get Tattoos and Other Possibilities for Happiness

N. Michelle AuBuchon

I don’t know if my husband and I are on the way to church or a hangover.

Fan Fiction About Bass Lines photo
March 12, 2015 | Fiction

Fan Fiction About Bass Lines

Pete Holby

The bass line to “If I Was Your Girlfriend” curled into a smaller ball and pulled the thin blanket in tighter.

Two Poems photo
March 11, 2015 |

Two Poems

Alec Hershman

Tough to have a face / in the late weather of Empire.

Forgetting New Year's Eve photo
March 10, 2015 | Nonfiction

Forgetting New Year's Eve

Fruzsina Eördögh

We were in Hungary to see his grave, which I did not spit on, and I’m proud of myself for that.   

A Freak in the Midwest photo
March 9, 2015 | Fiction

A Freak in the Midwest

Trevor Lanuzza

then I see her standing there in the corner of the place all by herself 

The Infidel Approaches Grace photo
March 6, 2015 | Nonfiction

The Infidel Approaches Grace

Sara Rauch

The night we part, not knowing when we will see each other next, we go out walking beneath a swollen, but waning, moon.

Two Poems photo
March 5, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jill McDonough

We are going to die still falling // for crap about berries, a glass of red wine. It could be worse.  We’re not suicidal, / smack fiends, Swazi.

Two Poems photo
March 4, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Christopher Citro & Dustin Nightingale

At night, when everyone's gone, the dark looks like a scatter of tiny bullet holes above her desk in the shape of a heart.

What To Do with the Pain In Your Chest photo
March 3, 2015 | Fiction

What To Do with the Pain In Your Chest

Courtney Sender

Excise it.  Use a cheese wire . . . 

Baby They Don’t Know About Us photo
March 2, 2015 | Nonfiction

Baby They Don’t Know About Us

Megan Kirby

My cousin Anabella is almost 16. She’s into musical theatre. She posts pictures of froyo on her Instagram has four times more followers than me. Her favorite member of One Direction is Niall.

Lazy Wolf Comics photo
February 28, 2015 | Lazy Wolf

Lazy Wolf Comics

Alex Jiang

I'm the codebreaker from Lambchop-eating, Advanced, Crazy Spys. Or L.A.Z.Y.

Huff and Puff photo
February 27, 2015 | Fiction

Huff and Puff

Eshu Bandele

My man shocked me by pulling out dirty magazines with pictures of fat black women called Black Tail. He had had the mags concealed in an oversize manila envelope.

Are the woods still there? The woods were still almost there.  photo
February 26, 2015 | Poetry

Are the woods still there? The woods were still almost there. 

Natalia Holtzman

Are the woods still there? The woods were still almost there.  The... more

3 Poems photo
February 25, 2015 | Poetry

3 Poems

Juliet Escoria

after vomiting
a small order of
onion rings and
chicken fries
from burger king

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity photo
February 25, 2015 | Fiction

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Derick Dupre

The Germans call it the downfall. The French call it sleep. The Polish just give you vague directions.

2 Poems photo
February 24, 2015 | Poetry

2 Poems

Marina Santiago

Jokes for People Who Had Good Fathers Something about rock and roll music and leaf... more