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He Knows photo
July 28, 2014 | Fiction

He Knows

Heath Wilcock

We all laugh, hard, and keep reaching for more laughter deep in our heavenly bodies because it distracts us from thinking the same thing: God is slipping.

Dating a Somnambulist photo
July 25, 2014 | Fiction

Dating a Somnambulist

Kate Folk

One night your boyfriend sleepwalks to the kitchen and brings a handful of M&Ms back to bed. You wake to bleary chocolate... more

Knead photo
July 23, 2014 | Fiction

Knead

John Matthew Fox

After Pete and his daughter Aya finished the course work to become certified masseuses, they entered the hotel meeting room for the final... more

Chinese Tea Party photo
July 18, 2014 | Fiction

Chinese Tea Party

Elissa Cahn

Spring was flipper-fitting season for young Olympic hopefuls like Jeannie. Although it was only March, Jeannie already had her... more

Leona Never Happened photo
July 16, 2014 | Fiction

Leona Never Happened

Julia Evans

Peter first met (well, you know. "Met.") Leona when he was five years old. It would be thirty years before he would... more

Antarctica photo
July 11, 2014 | Fiction

Antarctica

A. Werner

Antarctica wants you dead. The research scientists bundle you up in outside-resistant clothing and put you outside the insulated... more

Ten Fingered Ten Toed Two Eyed Blue Eyed Nobody photo
July 9, 2014 | Fiction

Ten Fingered Ten Toed Two Eyed Blue Eyed Nobody

Mika Taylor

She had different stories for different people. “Lost it in a hunting... more

The Stink of Horses: Excerpts from The Marina Golovina Controversy by the Ballet Book Series photo
June 27, 2014 | Fiction

The Stink of Horses: Excerpts from The Marina Golovina Controversy by the Ballet Book Series

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

“I don’t understand anything about the... more

Final Warning photo
June 24, 2014 | Fiction

Final Warning

Nora Bonner

Betty crossed her yard and our street and my yard holding a bundle of mail.

Three Stories photo
June 19, 2014 | Fiction

Three Stories

Mike Topp

The Light Bulb Man did not get the idea for the light bulb from those cartoons when someone gets an... more

The Panda Barn photo
June 17, 2014 | Fiction

The Panda Barn

Lyndsey Reese

It’s called The Panda Barn, where you can go and it’ll just be rows and rows of beds

This Is What That Means  photo
June 13, 2014 | Fiction

This Is What That Means 

Maggie Donohue

I snapped back into it at the bar. I’d been there the whole time, of course, but I hadn’t really... more

3 Fictions photo
June 11, 2014 | Fiction

3 Fictions

Erica Stern

The Day Shirley Temple Died I remembered I was a bad mother. I called up my son, a bellboy in a fancy Las Vegas hotel, I wanted to... more

Fracture photo
June 3, 2014 | Fiction

Fracture

Elise Matthews

 We believed something together, and when we believed it, it was true. Nothing else more true.

A Beautiful Woman of the World photo
May 28, 2014 | Fiction

A Beautiful Woman of the World

R. Dale Smith

I sat in my chair and stared at her. 

To the Man with the Synthesized Voice photo
May 22, 2014 | Fiction

To the Man with the Synthesized Voice

Rebecca Givens Rolland

It was obvious to me that you needed to talk, and I was there to listen and record.

Feral photo
May 15, 2014 | Fiction

Feral

Christopher Moyer

1. In the middle of our city are the woods, which are full of animals. Kara asks: “How much further, Marcus? Do you... more

Real Skater Music photo
May 12, 2014 | Fiction

Real Skater Music

Chris L. Terry

Ask for a skateboard for Christmas. Pick it part-by-part from the skateshop near Needle Park. After, go to the Combat Zone to... more

DAVID BOWIE BUILDS THE HOUSE ON LITTLE TONSHI MOUNTAIN -- annotated photo
May 9, 2014 | Fiction

DAVID BOWIE BUILDS THE HOUSE ON LITTLE TONSHI MOUNTAIN -- annotated

Simon Jacobs

Architecturally, it is almost an exact replica of the Indonesian-style villa he had... more

Feeling Good Is Believing Badly photo
May 7, 2014 | Fiction

Feeling Good Is Believing Badly

Sam Nam

The posse gutted your daddy’s cattle and made your little sister gasp until she made no sounds at all. ... more

You Think You Can Stop Me photo
April 30, 2014 | Fiction, BASEBALL

You Think You Can Stop Me

Dennis Scott Herbert

You Think You Can Stop Me?? You can’t stop me.  So they don’t let me bring my cooler no more, big... more

An Excerpt from Unchecked Privileges, or I've Got To Sing a Torch Song  photo
April 25, 2014 | Fiction

An Excerpt from Unchecked Privileges, or I've Got To Sing a Torch Song 

Michael Sajdak & Gucci Lean

I'm giving up cold turkey for lent.   * *... more

Veteran Broadcaster Art Luce Signs Off photo
April 24, 2014 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Veteran Broadcaster Art Luce Signs Off

Matt Izzi

Two outs to go in the season, eight-nothing Huskies, it’s been a swinging party and nobody invited the... more

Depth of Field photo
April 23, 2014 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Depth of Field

Sarah Malone

François was working on a baseball campaign, the design and effects for it, two thirty second spots and a sixty, and fifteens... more

The Rumor Was photo
March 6, 2014 | Fiction

The Rumor Was

Kara Vernor

Three people had died on the rollercoaster, each decapitated by a wooden plank. He told her this as the lap bar lowered over them and... more

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Hobart 15: HOTEL CULTURE

cover by David Kramer

w/ 27 hotel-related stories, poems, essays, and a comic!

& featuring a bonus chapbook w/ stories by SF/LD authors Elizabeth Ellen, Mary Miller& Dylan Niceand comics by Chelsea Martin

 

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Women
Chloe Caldwell

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Untitled Project
Mira Gonzalez and Tao Lin

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Over for Rockwell
Uzodinma Okehi