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Trade Deadline photo
September 2, 2015 | Fiction

Trade Deadline

Tom McAllister

A few minutes before tip-off, Gorilla stretches in the locker room—he’s no longer allowed to stretch on the court, not... more

Alfred Wichly interviews Sucker June author Sean Kilpatrick photo
September 1, 2015 | Interview

Alfred Wichly interviews Sucker June author Sean Kilpatrick

Alfred Wichly

Kilpatrick on the artist’s political responsibilities (these are apparently multiple): Hate has more borders than I can muster into the capability of a vision. That’s why I scream in short bursts. 

I Had a Dream That Was a Salsa Flavor photo
September 1, 2015 | Poetry

I Had a Dream That Was a Salsa Flavor

Jason Koo

for Rachel Corso Have you tried all our salsa flavors before? This is mild (not medium), this is... more

The Nicest Guy in the World: An Interview with Arthur Bradford photo
August 31, 2015 | Interview

The Nicest Guy in the World: An Interview with Arthur Bradford

Kevin Maloney

  “Be a sadist. No matter how sweet and innocent your leading... more

Exact Routes photo
August 31, 2015 | Fiction

Exact Routes

Caroline Belle Stewart

Sometimes she fears her new husband is her old husband. In her mind the two take up the same space and linger in the same places. 

Lazy Wolf: The Series photo
August 30, 2015 | Sunday Comics, Lazy Wolf

Lazy Wolf: The Series

Alex Jiang

These Are Not Poems photo
August 28, 2015 | Poetry

These Are Not Poems

Elizabeth Ellen

My new friend interrupted me to say, “You seem like you live like a real artist.”
My new friend had already been twice published by The New Yorker.
I thought maybe she had confused me with herself.

Chased by the Muse, Part 3 photo
August 28, 2015 | Nonfiction

Chased by the Muse, Part 3

Laura Joyce Davis & Nate Davis

For all the hours we’ve spent with strangers, all the conversations and shared stories, we ask no one’s name—until now. 

Always Bienvenido photo
August 27, 2015 | Fiction

Always Bienvenido

Lawrence Lenhart

Kneeling on cement, the lifelike nutz dangling in her face, Daniela tried to work the screwpin out of the anchor shackle, but she was unable to unjam it from the lughole, her press-ons flexing dangerously against the hitch. 

Chased by the Muse, Part 2 photo
August 26, 2015 | Nonfiction

Chased by the Muse, Part 2

Laura Joyce Davis & Nate Davis

There are five categories for hurricanes; most of the buildings here were built to withstand categories one and two.

If Everything's Under Control, You're Going Too Slow photo
August 25, 2015 | Poetry

If Everything's Under Control, You're Going Too Slow

Meg Wade

  Let the okra go to waste, steal oranges from the corner store. I'll tell... more

Pace photo
August 25, 2015 | Fiction

Pace

Glen Pourciau

I walk every day until I stop talking to myself. 

Chased by the Muse, Part 1 photo
August 24, 2015 | Nonfiction

Chased by the Muse, Part 1

Laura Joyce Davis & Nate Davis

No one is going anywhere, he says. You will sleep here tonight.

two poems photo
August 24, 2015 | Poetry

two poems

Greg Zorko

Karl Barth let's forget the time we fought and just say that i have a specific kind of fear it... more

Some Horns (Pt. 7) photo
August 23, 2015 | Sunday Comics

Some Horns (Pt. 7)

Nick Francis Potter

"And look, I can just barely fit my arm through the wound. It's not that big."

Oh, This Was the World: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 4 photo
August 21, 2015 | My Struggle with My Struggle

Oh, This Was the World: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 4

Andrew Bomback

Two teenagers are living in my house this summer, and neither has read The Catcher in the... more

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: Die Another Day photo
August 20, 2015 | Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: Die Another Day

Matt Sailor

Pierce Brosnan only has so much time left. He doesn’t know it yet, but this will be... more

Rivet photo
August 19, 2015 | Fiction

Rivet

Ryan Krull

The card reads Leo Schwezeger, MD. The only other print is a phone number and the phrase If you have to ask...

Sucking on Lemonheads photo
August 18, 2015 | Nonfiction

Sucking on Lemonheads

Dorothy Rice

“Ah, so you’ve had an ordinary life,” she said.

asterisks photo
August 18, 2015 | Poetry

asterisks

Spencer Madsen

    i'm fucking useless and there's nothing going for me *parents call* everything's amazing, i'm... more

Rattlesnake Roundup photo
August 17, 2015 | Fiction

Rattlesnake Roundup

Kevin Grauke

No one itches for spring like Ellis Ives itches for spring. Just watch him when the mesquite start to bud. 

Those Bears (pt. 6) photo
August 16, 2015 | Sunday Comics

Those Bears (pt. 6)

Jarod Roselló

[Previously on... Part 5  |  Part 4  |  Part 3  |  Part 2  |  Part 1]

An Open Letter to Lana del Rey photo
August 14, 2015 | Dispatches

An Open Letter to Lana del Rey

Victor Freeze

Standing next to the homie Marge on the vast lawn full of Lana fanatics in flower crowns and Pepsi-Cola tee shirts I did not feel at home

A Version of Dinner (in which) photo
August 14, 2015 | Nonfiction

A Version of Dinner (in which)

Maggie Nye

In which we listen to ourselves being recounted in the mouth of the boyfriend 

The End of the Tour photo
August 13, 2015 | movie reviews

The End of the Tour

Sean Kilpatrick

To recover from the grand wizard of empathy’s commencement speech, I have since camped at grocery stores, when I can afford them, awaiting the flotation device of my college degree’s supposed intellectual extenuation of the human gridlock.

Theresa photo
August 13, 2015 | Fiction

Theresa

Sara Kachelman

Worst thing I ever did I did when I was doing Hank’s cousin, Theresa. It was a crime of sloth, a crime of not-saying.

A Confession Via Jennifer Garner photo
August 12, 2015 | Nonfiction

A Confession Via Jennifer Garner

Emily Carney

The people in my workshop suggested the stories were detailing co-dependency. From my position of fiction writer I laughed and nodded in agreement so as not to appear too sentimental towards the material. I thought of my classmates as boring and responsible and generic, and reasoned that they couldn’t understand the characters’ interactions because they were only limitedly tolerant of anything eccentric—

POST-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD PAINTINGS  photo
August 12, 2015 | Poetry

POST-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD PAINTINGS 

Chelsea Harlan

  Painting of a Vietnamese restaurant lunch menu. Painting of a woman being pulled out of a... more

Blackout: an Interview with Sarah Hepola photo
August 11, 2015 | Interview

Blackout: an Interview with Sarah Hepola

Chloe Caldwell

the defining experience of Western women today is internal conflict

Second Tractatus photo
August 11, 2015 | Nonfiction

Second Tractatus

John M. Ganiard

On our way to Denver, Peter got us into an accident after we were diverted from the interstate by a roadblock for a bad accident.... more