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Flashes of Life

Micah Ling

Featuring poems that engage songs by artists ranging from The White Stripes to Bruce Sprinsteen, David Bowie to Otis Redding; lists of albums; daily timestamps as poems; remixes and everything in between; Flashes of Light evokes not just the way we listen to music, but all the ways we interact with the music in our life.


Over For Rockwell

Uzodinma Okehi

Over For Rockwell photo

They say it takes an average person about 10 years to master a given thing. This was my thinking in 1995 when I dropped out of college in Iowa City to draw comics.




Baseball Handbook photo

We’ve had the idea and wanted to do some kind of “best of our online baseball issues” for years, and here is one iteration of that book. We’ve been doing it for so long (this year is our 13th!), we have too many favorites, so we made some arbitrary rules...


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Selected Tweets

Tao Lin & Mira Gonzalez

Selected Tweets photo

"I think I’ve read the most Twitter while laying in bed or on my back, or just laying in places, like in parks or in airports."
Tao Lin

"I feel comfortable tweeting things that I would never feel comfortable saying in a real life conversation, or even in other places on the internet."
Mira Gonzalez

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Chloe Caldwell

WOMEN photo

"You want this."
– Ashley Ford, Buzzfeed Books

“I’ll read anything Chloe Caldwell writes...  WOMEN is an urgent reminder that narrative is how we make sense of obsession.”
– Elisa Albert, author of After Birth

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Even Though I Don&#39;t Miss You photo

"Someone who should not die is Chelsea Martin."
         – Blake Butler

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I Have Blinded Myself Writing This photo

"Yes I was disorientated. Yes I was eager, and tense as I began. But this book gave and gave, set things whirring, even set me to crying a little. An experiment is something that must be witnessed more than once to be recorded as successful. In other words, read this book."  – PANK