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#EMPTYSTADIUM photo
April 18, 2016 | BASEBALL, Poetry

#EMPTYSTADIUM

Russell Brakefield

Without fans, the stands turn to a castle
of concrete and sea birds.

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE photo
April 16, 2016 | movie reviews

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Sean Kilpatrick

Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, the Sequel, or Part Zilch of Ten Billion, My Entire Oeuvre is this Film, a Mental Disturbance of a Review, 666 Words in Length

Hardcore Henry / Punisher in Daredevil / Batman V Superman Again photo
April 16, 2016 | movie reviews

Hardcore Henry / Punisher in Daredevil / Batman V Superman Again

Sean Kilpatrick

Must we insist on doling out movies by the stratagem?

Meeting Mickey photo
April 15, 2016 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Meeting Mickey

Theresa Corigliano

It is 5:30 in the morning. I am standing in the lobby of a midtown Manhattan hotel, judging the distance between me and a planter... more

Freeway Statistics photo
April 14, 2016 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Freeway Statistics

G. O. Clark

each pitch lost in the peripheral blink of an eye

The Stained Souvenir photo
April 13, 2016 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

The Stained Souvenir

Matthew Callan

I have been to many games at Shea Stadium and I know that this facility’s bar for unacceptable behavior is extremely low.

Fuckface(s) photo
April 12, 2016 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Fuckface(s)

Andrew Bomback

Let’s start this account of fuckfaces on October 18, 2006. I was 30 years old, recently engaged, in my third year of residency training at Chapel Hill, and depressed about the New York Mets. 

The Softball photo
April 11, 2016 | Nonfiction, BASEBALL

The Softball

Stacy Murison

Dear Dicky,
You probably figured it out by now, but I’m sorry I stole the softball.

Weezer (The White Album) photo
April 9, 2016 | Nonfiction

Weezer (The White Album)

Micah Ling

Weezer (The White Album) Weezer Release Date: April 1, 2016 Atlantic Records Length: 34:05 The academic... more

Report on AWP LA 2016 photo
April 9, 2016 | Dispatches

Report on AWP LA 2016

Sean Kilpatrick

FUCKING HELP ME

Messiah photo
April 8, 2016 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Messiah

Erica Peplin

Pauline wanted to correct him. He should have said catcher. That's the one who squats. 

How to Eat a Sunflower Seed photo
April 7, 2016 | BASEBALL, Fiction

How to Eat a Sunflower Seed

Evan Lavender-Smith

Otherwise you'll end up with a mouthful of husk shards. 

Last Pitch photo
April 6, 2016 | BASEBALL, Fiction

Last Pitch

Peter Piliere

It is the last inning of the last game of a mediocre season for a mediocre team. 

The Great American Road Trip photo
April 5, 2016 | Poetry

The Great American Road Trip

Paul Asta

Dear waiter, it’s true: Casey struck out.
But they forgot to say the pitcher used
steroids. Used historical revisionism

 

Two Poems photo
April 5, 2016 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Two Poems

Sandra Marchetti

The Unsayable                       The Chicago Cubs last won a World Series... more

Stephen King's "The Body" (an excerpt) photo
April 4, 2016 | Nonfiction

Stephen King's "The Body" (an excerpt)

Aaron Burch

I was twelve going on thirteen when I first saw Stand By Me. I guess that would have made it 1990. As the narrator, Gordie Lachance, says about the first time he saw a dead human being, as voiceover at the beginning of the movie: “a long time ago… but only if you measure terms in years...

Nine Things About Bunting photo
April 4, 2016 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Nine Things About Bunting

Tara Roeder

Once I googled “Can you bunt in football?”  Answers.com had a helpful “Answered by the Community” reply: “No.”

Rodents photo
April 1, 2016 | Nonfiction

Rodents

Toni Nealie

There are bite marks exposing the bright green flesh of two kiwis in the blue glass fruit bowl.

Two Poems photo
March 31, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Ali Shapiro

If I leave rambling, incoherent apologies on your voicemail at four in the morning, is it still impressive that I’ve quit drinking?

Californication, Special AWP Edition photo
March 30, 2016 | Fiction

Californication, Special AWP Edition

Daniel A. Hoyt

Season 6, season finale: Hank Moody attends AWP. Moral tragedy ensues.

Four Poems photo
March 30, 2016 | Poetry

Four Poems

Doug Paul Case

Déjà vu exists because time is a bunch of pink confetti

Two Poems photo
March 29, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Collin Callahan

I awoke in a forest of yellow
trees. When the air turned cold
they erased themselves.

Little Death in Five Parts photo
March 28, 2016 | Poetry

Little Death in Five Parts

Juliana Converse

I’m hoarse and feverish. We sing in the streets, “Feelin’ good was good enough for me, hee hee,” but then the breakfast booth only has two seats.

Where in the World Is Lowe Simmons? photo
March 28, 2016 | Fiction

Where in the World Is Lowe Simmons?

Victor F. Glass

48 hours after his mysterious disappearance Lowe uploaded the first of many filter-less photographs to come to his, once deactivated and now reactivated, Instagram account. 

Some Horns (Pt. 11) photo
March 27, 2016 | Sunday Comics

Some Horns (Pt. 11)

Nick Francis Potter

[Previously:  Part 10  ::  Part 9  ::  Part 8  ::  Part 7  ::  Part... more

Milk Poems photo
March 25, 2016 | Poetry

Milk Poems

Emily Carney

I wear a velvet piece to the therapist’s office and she asks me to close my eyes. We agree to experience an illusion of me dancing...

Two Poems photo
March 24, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Brennan Bestwick

I do not leave
the houses I’ve built, I carry the nails and raise

the walls around me

What We Did Not Lose in the Fire photo
March 23, 2016 | Fiction

What We Did Not Lose in the Fire

Ashlie Hyer

But this whole thing is wrong. Your hair is uneven around the edges where you cut it this morning. 

Two Poems photo
March 22, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Scott Fenton

The plastic palm tree’s strung with bulbs like a bike chain. We take tropical vacations beyond Bed & Bath.

Boy Toy photo
March 21, 2016 | Fiction

Boy Toy

Sharma Shields

She wore a gold necklace that read “Boy Toy” and she stroked it lustily as she spoke. It was the 80s and everyone’s taste sucked.