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Kundera Thinks You're Cute photo
January 29, 2015 | Comics

Kundera Thinks You're Cute

Justin Colussy-Estes

I was talking about my obsession with the writing of Milan Kundera...

Two Poems photo
January 29, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Margaret Emma Brandl

15 October The daytime moon is halved in a bright blue sky and a confusion of birds flows together and apart again over the... more

3 Love Poems photo
January 28, 2015 | Poetry

3 Love Poems

J. Bradley

Ask her to aim her index fingers.
at you. Aim yours.

Moon card photo
January 27, 2015 | Poetry

Moon card

Mary Catherine Kinniburgh

i. When the moon card is reversed in the tarot, it means you'll be waiting for a long time to clarify the question you need to... more

Inherent Vice photo
January 27, 2015 | movie reviews

Inherent Vice

Sean Kilpatrick

I only look you in the eyes if I’m sure the condom’s on.

Grieve photo
January 27, 2015 | Fiction

Grieve

Katherine Robb

Call brother Henry in Louisville. Tell him to call baby sister Clementine in Augusta.

How to Write a Mother Memoir photo
January 26, 2015 | Nonfiction

How to Write a Mother Memoir

Asha Dore

Present the conflict or the mother as the conflict or the mother as the object of conflict during childhood.

That night photo
January 26, 2015 | Poetry

That night

Benjamin Schmitt

    Standing in the pieces of a broken guitar I screamed at the summer for sleeping around breaking my heart with... more

Something Other Than a Button photo
January 23, 2015 | Poetry

Something Other Than a Button

Nathan Kemp

  I remember the first time I saw a foreign cherry. I blushed a little armpit. I saw how a... more

The Red Crown photo
January 23, 2015 | Fiction

The Red Crown

Elizabeth Hart Bergstrom

Once, all foxes were silver.

Two Poems photo
January 22, 2015 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sarah Fran├žoise

  Nest #1 Of fine black roots and the space between two classes of water chutes. Of crevices in the folds of... more

My Secret Church photo
January 22, 2015 | Nonfiction

My Secret Church

Shannon McLeod

In elementary school, when kids talked about being “Christian,” I thought they were talking about race. 

Selected "Groceries" photo
January 21, 2015 | Comics

Selected "Groceries"

Sean Case

Selected comics from "Groceries": Lovecraft, Freud, & Gilgamesh

A Flower is an Example of Something I Would Like if I Could Slow Down photo
January 21, 2015 | Poetry

A Flower is an Example of Something I Would Like if I Could Slow Down

Fawn Parker

  I had the milk from a dandelion all over my hands once in the sun... more

Noah and the Whale's Underrated Second Album photo
January 20, 2015 | Poetry

Noah and the Whale's Underrated Second Album

JDA Winslow

feeling in pain both emotional and physical I head into the light. In the... more

She Scares Me a Little: An Interview with Laird Hunt photo
January 20, 2015 | Interview

She Scares Me a Little: An Interview with Laird Hunt

Joseph Riippi

There was something so sublimely satisfying about reading Laird Hunt’s Neverhome this year... more

One Hundred One Sentences for Sir Ernest Shackleton photo
January 19, 2015 | Fiction

One Hundred One Sentences for Sir Ernest Shackleton

Kelly Ramsey

1.   It was always ice. Ice: a word like a shard of glass shived in his ribs. The dark plain he was bound to travel. His paramour, his nightmare, his lost thumb. His vice.

True Life: I Married Scott McClanahan photo
January 17, 2015 | Dispatches

True Life: I Married Scott McClanahan

Juliet Escoria

I have a tendency to get bored easily, both in relationships and in life. One of the things that made me feel confident about marrying Scott is that there is quite possibly no one weirder than him.

the day i went to kroger to steal shampoo photo
January 16, 2015 | Poetry

the day i went to kroger to steal shampoo

Chris Barton

    it rained lightly then was very warm on the bridge i felt connected to the... more

The Decree photo
January 16, 2015 | Comics

The Decree

Eric Howerton & Ted Closson

Because we'd lost our sense of value, the day came when the animals voted us out of our cities and towns and homesteads.

Showing Results For Warren Oates photo
January 15, 2015 | Poetry

Showing Results For Warren Oates

Philip Tinkler

  The barista is so pretty my girlfriend would be disappointed if I didn't cheat with her.        

Symptomatic photo
January 15, 2015 | Fiction

Symptomatic

Valerie Vogrin

You are a diagnostician, alert for symptoms: ridged fingernails, yellow eye-whites, swollen knuckles, broken capillaries. 

Three Poems photo
January 14, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Cassandra Nguyen

Modern Conveniences 2012 - 2014 There were moments when I forgot about the dog Whining and shivering, like a toddler in its... more

The Zebulons photo
January 14, 2015 | Fiction

The Zebulons

Brett Beach

Our town’s ordinance—passed in 1862—named the first-born son of each family Zebulon.

Unusual Box Jellyfish Have Human-Like Eyes photo
January 13, 2015 | Poetry

Unusual Box Jellyfish Have Human-Like Eyes

Adam Prince

  1. In human beings, the wink is known to convey one of four emotions:      ... more

Zombie Ant Fungus photo
January 12, 2015 | Fiction

Zombie Ant Fungus

Joshua Shaw

My ex, Mark, calls me at two in the morning to tell me he’s figured out what’s causing his problems.

I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews director Horam Kim photo
January 9, 2015 | Interview

I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews director Horam Kim

When I think of mumblecore, I think of Dick Tracy and pornography, low budget films, naturalistic performances, Andrew Bujalski, and pimples. We never set out to make any particular type or genre of film. We just wanted to make our film.

I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange photo
January 9, 2015 | movie reviews

I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange

Sean Kilpatrick

This is the first magic realist mumblecore psychological love story thriller shot over eight years of Claymation. 

Four Poems photo
January 8, 2015 | Poetry

Four Poems

Sara McGrath

  POEM ABOUT MY VIBE my look tonight is Asking For It a tight vibe is U Can't Have This I only wanna be in VIP... more

The Drive photo
January 8, 2015 | Novel Excerpt

The Drive

Greta Schuler

Edith stood close by in case they needed her, but stared out the doorway at the pickup truck.