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Geronimo photo
February 22, 2019 | Fiction

Geronimo

Molly Anders

You are dancing naked and you think you’re alone, but someone is watching. It’s Red, your daughter.

Ten Rules For Cooks on the Verge of Collapse photo
February 21, 2019 | Nonfiction

Ten Rules For Cooks on the Verge of Collapse

Megan Pillow Davis

3) Almost all seemingly-ruined meals can be salvaged if you add something. About 80 percent of the time, that something is wine. And if a meal is going to fail, let it fail spectacularly.

Everything We Eat Used to Be Alive, or Still Is  photo
February 20, 2019 | Poetry

Everything We Eat Used to Be Alive, or Still Is 

Katie Berta

the guy on NPR says. He says that carrots are still living
when you bite into them, that they have the... more

Two Poems  photo
February 19, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Ayesha Raees

Here Rests An Alien At Her Foreign Home. 

The internet is shit.
The time is wrong. 
No one lets... more

After All Disintegrating as an Active Mode photo
February 18, 2019 | Fiction

After All Disintegrating as an Active Mode

Helen McClory

People are still here! Said the dog’s eyes.

Two Poems photo
February 15, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Virginia Konchan

Rhapsody
 

I opened the window so I could hear people.
But all I heard was the wind rushing,
fine... more

Lineup photo
February 15, 2019 | Nonfiction

Lineup

Kate Olsson

There is a ceramic pot full of my mother’s cigarette butts on the front steps of my childhood home, hot-glued back together by my father after one of our cats saw a chipmunk, and went for it.

Iolanta & Bluebeard’s Castle: double bill photo
February 14, 2019 | Hobart at the Opera

Iolanta & Bluebeard’s Castle: double bill

Michael Mungiello

The first time I went to the opera I went because I wanted to see a man go to hell. My dad got us tickets to... more

150 Dollars photo
February 14, 2019 | Poetry

150 Dollars

Big Bruiser Dope Boy

it's dead at the bar so I say
"sure but I'm not in college
and I'm not wearing underwear

Jet Lag photo
February 13, 2019 | Poetry

Jet Lag

Marianne Chan

Dream that you are asleep 
beneath a mosquito net 
next to your mother
who is always singing. 
Forget that you are sixty. 
Time flies when... more

Guinea Pigs photo
February 12, 2019 | Nonfiction

Guinea Pigs

Simon Graham

A dog would live too long. An axolotl would stink the house. Reptile equipment is confusing, complex. I’m allergic to cats. What I really... more

Permanent Records photo
February 11, 2019 | Nonfiction

Permanent Records

Anna Held

I have a tattoo on my back that’s almost a secret. My partner is the only one who has looked up close. It feels like it’s sometimes... more

Pan and the Nanny Goat photo
February 8, 2019 | Poetry

Pan and the Nanny Goat

Andrea Jurjevic

Pan and the Nanny Goat

                         After ancient Pompeii marble sculpture
 

The God of the Wild yanks his... more

Seeing the Sun photo
February 8, 2019 | Nonfiction

Seeing the Sun

Mal Nash

“You should just ask yourself what your needs are,” Stephanie says. She raises an eyebrow, takes a sip of sangria, swallows... more

My Dad Says The Sun photo
February 8, 2019 | Nonfiction

My Dad Says The Sun

Paul Crenshaw

My dad says the sun don’t shine on the same dog’s ass every day. He says if you ain’t the lead dog the scenery never changes. If you can’t run with the big dogs then stay on the porch. 

Now is Not The Time To Be Different photo
February 7, 2019 | Fiction

Now is Not The Time To Be Different

Judyth Emanuel

She hands me a carved pineapple. Big and heavy.

A Luminous Index: Erotic Phenomenology of a Stain photo
February 7, 2019 | Nonfiction

A Luminous Index: Erotic Phenomenology of a Stain

Sue Rainsford

A stain; an unintended mark that, once made, resists removal. Inadvertent remnant and by-product, it is something made while we were looking elsewhere; evidence that our attention faltered, or that some vessel failed to function. 

Martha, My Shapeshifting Friend photo
February 6, 2019 | Fiction

Martha, My Shapeshifting Friend

Lanny Durbin

OUR CHEESE FRIES WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

Handbrake photo
February 6, 2019 | Nonfiction

Handbrake

Mike Nagel

The Friday after the sexual assault hearing of future Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, when we were all wondering if it mattered anymore what anyone said or did, I drove with a group of guys up into the Colorado mountains.

THE ANSWER IS, PROBABLY NOT photo
February 5, 2019 | Fiction

THE ANSWER IS, PROBABLY NOT

Norris Eppes

In the open office, everyone has questions. Now you have questions.

King King II photo
February 5, 2019 | Fiction

King King II

Harris Lahti

Moments before we depart for his fifty-fourth birthday bowling extravaganza, King-King decides he would rather eat lunch at Fat Nancy’s

Marco photo
February 4, 2019 | Nonfiction

Marco

Keith David Langston

It was 2006, and I had just arrived in Florida for a marine biology excursion sponsored by a certain theme park that dabbles in ocean rehabilitation. To spare myself from any lawsuits, let’s just call it Ocean Planet.

House Party photo
February 4, 2019 | Fiction

House Party

Benjamin Kessler

We threw a party and everyone came.

You Were Really Big photo
February 1, 2019 | Nonfiction

You Were Really Big

Luke Dumas

I live a life of humiliation, but the most embarrassing, most shameful thing I ever did was get thin for a couple years.

What a Gaze of Raccoons Taught Me About Fear photo
February 1, 2019 | Nonfiction

What a Gaze of Raccoons Taught Me About Fear

Anne Foster

When I arrive at my assigned campsite I find. cheerios scattered everywhere.

Love And Other Things Just Like It photo
February 1, 2019 | Nonfiction

Love And Other Things Just Like It

Matthew Hawkins

I watched my roommate kiss the man. It was my freshman year of college and I had the top bunk. I was too high to climb up to it.