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Tangshan photo
July 17, 2019 | Poetry

Tangshan

Amy Gong Liu

Before my grandmother had a habit of running wild with the rabbits...

The Tire Swing Incident photo
July 17, 2019 | Fiction

The Tire Swing Incident

Matthew Stephen Sirois

I read the article and passed her the phone.

Cage Girls photo
July 17, 2019 | Fiction

Cage Girls

Cheyenne Autry

On the drive home, I waited in the dark of the third-row seat for Z to act, reach for my hand or kiss my cheek. But he wouldn’t do anything until college, until I cornered him in the bathroom at a Halloween party and forced the space between us to shrink.

The Clean photo
July 16, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

The Clean

Amy Stuber

Anthology
The Clean
Released 1/21/2003
MERGE
134:52

It’s from a distance that I see them, and they look exactly like what they are:... more

Strange Birds photo
July 16, 2019 | Nonfiction

Strange Birds

Hege A. Jakobsen Lepri

Even when I had my brief zoology phase, in elementary school, I always preferred mammals.

What Light Wants photo
July 15, 2019 | Poetry

What Light Wants

Aldo Amparán

In the dark room, the computer screen...

The Death of the First Cyborg photo
July 15, 2019 | Fiction

The Death of the First Cyborg

Tyler McAndrew

Between beeps and coughs, he begged to be unplugged, begged for them to let his fluid tanks run dry.

Making Weight (pt. 2) photo
July 14, 2019 | Sunday Comics

Making Weight (pt. 2)

Denny Connolly

Previously on...
Part 1  ||  Prologue

 

 

My First Car: '97 Chevrolet Blazer photo
July 13, 2019 | My First...

My First Car: '97 Chevrolet Blazer

Parker Young

The dog ran alongside me for about twenty yards, then I hit it. Or maybe it hit me. I still don’t know. I felt sick.

Understall photo
July 12, 2019 | Poetry

Understall

James McKenna

Swans, in orbital silence, garble questions...

Doch 1 photo
July 11, 2019 | Nonfiction

Doch 1

Liat Miriam

I no longer have that lime green vibrator.

Laine Throws Up A Dead Person photo
July 10, 2019 | Fiction

Laine Throws Up A Dead Person

Kate Gies

Picture a baby shower.

River Path photo
July 9, 2019 | Fiction

River Path

Amelia Gray

“This one’s kind of a dud,” he said, turning the page. “It’s fine, but I’m not sure where it goes.”
“That’s like me on this path,” she said.
“It’s really not.”

Diagnosis photo
July 9, 2019 | Poetry

Diagnosis

Dylan Ecker

I should tell you I used to be in an imaginary band...

Ars Poetica w/ Refuse & Elegy photo
July 8, 2019 | Poetry

Ars Poetica w/ Refuse & Elegy

Caroline Chavatel

I mistook a plastic bag...

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Pride Nights photo
July 8, 2019 | Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: Pride Nights

Joseph Horton

In a long baseball season, there’s always the question of whether any one game matters

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: pt. 4 photo
July 7, 2019 | Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: pt. 4

Kevin Mahler

Read Kevin Mahler's Introduction to his ongoing 5-part "Portrait Series Paralleling Characters in HBO’s... more

My First VHS: Rain Man photo
July 6, 2019 | My First...

My First VHS: Rain Man

James Tate Hill

Tom Cruise is one of life’s winners. He felt the need, the need for speed, and singlehandedly saved America from those Soviet planes, or something—honestly you never understood what was going on in the second half of Top Gun. In A Few Good Men, Jack Nicholson told Tom Cruise he couldn’t handle the truth, but Jack Nicholson was quite wrong.

The Bottom of the Order: Dooley Womack photo
July 5, 2019 | The Bottom of the Order

The Bottom of the Order: Dooley Womack

Andrew Forbes

Horace Guy Womack was in the employ of four different Major League teams across five seasons, a serviceable... more

Hansen, James Lee. Young Lincoln. 1941. photo
July 4, 2019 | Poetry

Hansen, James Lee. Young Lincoln. 1941.

Nathan Thomas

Winner of the 2019 Hot Lincoln Statue Poetry Contest

Killer Sheila photo
July 3, 2019 | Fiction

Killer Sheila

Casey Wiley

The best wrestler he'd ever seen.

A Snake in the Basement photo
July 3, 2019 | Nonfiction

A Snake in the Basement

Lindsay Fowler

I will take an infestation, but only if it won’t spread.

Two Poems photo
July 2, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Zoe Contros Kearl

"American Royals" and "Jenny"

Decomposer photo
July 2, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Decomposer

Corey Miller

Kathy doesn’t know the band but she wants to know me more.