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Too Long, Too Late photo
May 31, 2019 | Fiction

Too Long, Too Late

Justin Mundhenk

When I wasn’t on the road, I ate lunch at the diner just to watch Cathy polish the cutlery. 

a constellation of stars fall from the sky photo
May 31, 2019 | Poetry

a constellation of stars fall from the sky

Tatiana Dolgushina

the man who touches you also touches
the other women of the city, this special
man who you chose to be... more

All Narrators Are Unlikeable: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews Mary MIller photo
May 30, 2019 | Interview

All Narrators Are Unlikeable: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews Mary MIller

Elizabeth Ellen

Maybe ‘white trash American girl’ is a compliment over there?

The Diary of One Who Disappeared photo
May 30, 2019 | Hobart at the Opera

The Diary of One Who Disappeared

Michael Mungiello

Like a punch. Like Margera. BAM.

The Brooklyn Academy of Music is smaller than the Met and cheaper than the Met... more

In Preparation photo
May 30, 2019 | Fiction

In Preparation

Jake Shore

Well, at least we aren't just dead, she said.  

What?

At least we aren't dead, right?

Yeah. 

A Machine for Writing: A Brief History of the Typewriter photo
May 29, 2019 | Adventures in Eyeballs

A Machine for Writing: A Brief History of the Typewriter

Joshua James Amberson

In the 150 years before the typewriter reached mass production and public consciousness, there were a wealth of origin stories and nearly a hundred inventors: a medical doctor in New York; the head of an institution for the blind in England; a bicycle inventor in Germany; a priest in Brazil. 

Cut the Cord! photo
May 29, 2019 | Fiction

Cut the Cord!

Lindsey Godfrey Eccles

When our baby arrives I am feeling a funny mix of elation and terror – what have we done?

Phoebe Snow photo
May 28, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Phoebe Snow

William Hawkins

My mother crooned “Poetry Man” in the car between errands and have-to-be’s as in, “We have to be home by six,” or, “You have to be at piano rehearsal at three thirty.”

Influence photo
May 28, 2019 | Poetry

Influence

Edward Manzi

I will shake your hand now. Later maybe we will have drinks. 

If You Look Long Enough You’ll See It All photo
May 27, 2019 | Fiction

If You Look Long Enough You’ll See It All

Kathryn McMahon

A woman at our airport gate is eating a box of powdered donut holes and not licking her lips. She is capable... more

It Rained Laughter photo
May 27, 2019 | Fiction

It Rained Laughter

Andrew Bertaina

Sometimes we’d see a slip of moon hung in velvety sky, and we’d find ourselves crying for no good reason, or maybe every reason that we could think of. 

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: pt. 1 photo
May 26, 2019 | Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: pt. 1

Kevin Mahler

Bullock & Allan, Garret & Twain, Star & Paisley, Swearengen & Brooks, Tolliver & Dunn

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: An Introduction photo
May 26, 2019 | Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: An Introduction

Kevin Mahler

A Portrait Series Paralleling Characters in HBO’s Deadwood with Contemporaneous Pop Country Musician

One Page Stories for Children photo
May 26, 2019 | Comics

One Page Stories for Children

Nelson Lloyd

My First CD: Now That's What I Call Music! (v.1) photo
May 25, 2019 | My First...

My First CD: Now That's What I Call Music! (v.1)

Emily Costa

I was halfway to the Drew Barrymore/Gwen Stefani hybrid image of my dreams; a few more years, I thought, and I’ll work at the Coffee Beanery at the mall.

wardrobe photo
May 24, 2019 | Poetry

wardrobe

Ben Pelhan

every movie ever has big hard cocks. ass. tits. sorry, I meant porn. sometimes when I travel I listen to the radio. the songs make me think of... more

Three Poems photo
May 24, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems

Kathryn Merwin

One Night We Drove Through Yellowstone

I dreamt of a white bear last night,

like the ones in the... more

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Ray Allen photo
May 24, 2019 | Dispatches

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Ray Allen

Alyssa Oursler

The man I love who does not love me back sends me someone else’s tweet. The only text is a hashtag: Notre Dame. The... more

Dirtbags Can Write Books: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews Steve Anwyll photo
May 23, 2019 | Interview

Dirtbags Can Write Books: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews Steve Anwyll

Elizabeth Ellen

If you were to sit down and watch an American beer commercial and then a Canadian one, they wouldn't be that different. Replace the eagle with a beaver. 

Before the Bell photo
May 23, 2019 | Nonfiction

Before the Bell

Jasmin Aviva Sandelson

We know who has her period and who is still waiting. If a girl takes her backpack to the bathroom or sits pool-side in swim class, she has her period. So do the girls who—when they ask Can I go to the bathroom? and the teacher says, No—say But I really need to go.

Welfare, an excerpt  photo
May 23, 2019 | Fiction

Welfare, an excerpt 

Steve Anwyll

I only get twenty bucks that day. Trevor tells me to call him next week. He'll have some more work for me. But I never see him again. Or even hear his voice. I lose him number. Greaseback is never around. And then the phone gets cut off. I'm back to where I started.

The Things She Did photo
May 23, 2019 | Fiction

The Things She Did

Lauren Davis

Smart girls don’t tempt the devil. I was a bullseye, a bloody Rorschach blot, walking into the prison flaunting my muleta.

JULIET, MY MANIAC: ELIZABETH ELLEN INTERVIEWS JULIET ESCORIA (AGAIN!) photo
May 22, 2019 | Interview

JULIET, MY MANIAC: ELIZABETH ELLEN INTERVIEWS JULIET ESCORIA (AGAIN!)

Elizabeth Ellen

Trent, and NIN, are way cooler and better. Also Trent is fucking hot.

Two Poems photo
May 22, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kendra Ferguson

MINIMUS OPUS

1997
I was hiding behind a chair
Cutting off all my hair
My father asked me
If I was... more

Homesickness photo
May 21, 2019 | Poetry

Homesickness

Christina Yoseph

the child inside of me
has become comfortable
with the heat of the months
as they melt down
like hot wax then build one
on top of the... more

boygenius  photo
May 21, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

boygenius 

Brittney Hubley

Open mic, meet open wound. 

Three poems photo
May 20, 2019 | Poetry

Three poems

Kevin Chesser

King of the Road

naked as death
begging on the highway

I calibrate the instrument
of my... more

Help Me Languish Here photo
May 20, 2019 | Hobart Photo Stories

Help Me Languish Here

Matthew J. Brown

 

Welcome to Hobart Photo Stories, a one stop shop for photos that will excite the brain, the eye and the heart.

—Tara... more

True Stories, Ugly Drawings: Sunglasses photo
May 19, 2019 | Sunday Comics

True Stories, Ugly Drawings: Sunglasses

Michael Seymour Blake

My First Record: Foreigner 4 photo
May 18, 2019 | My First...

My First Record: Foreigner 4

Eric Braun

I was aware, somehow, that people tended to get intense feelings about the bands they loved and that music had Mystery, capital M. But my family was not intense. We were American cheese on Wonder Bread.

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