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  THE JUNGLE BURIED IN REFLECTED LIGHT IS CALLING TO YOU photo
December 7, 2018 | Fiction

  THE JUNGLE BURIED IN REFLECTED LIGHT IS CALLING TO YOU

Jason Reed-Mundell

The film was a Disney re-release, full of rollicking creatures with wide-flung arms emitting human sounds through smiles that hummed and flickered like radio speakers.  Blake was too drunk to follow what was going on, but he ate his popcorn and drifted in and out of sleep, and the things were laughing and singing to him. 

The Ring (excerpt from Bengal Lights) photo
December 6, 2018 | Fiction

The Ring (excerpt from Bengal Lights)

Kirk Michael

We stepped into a washroom and I looked longer at the ring on her finger. “It’s just for starters.” She opened the... more

Tadpoles photo
December 5, 2018 | Fiction

Tadpoles

Justin Goldsmith

Out there on the hill she rides that old horse back and forth through the afternoon. I see her from the window. I think she's trying to kill... more

The Care and Feeding of Growing Things photo
December 3, 2018 | Fiction

The Care and Feeding of Growing Things

Margaret Spilman

Her husband had grown the jalapeños in the backyard along with shy heirloom tomatoes and a few anemic cucumbers.... more

You're So Fucking Dull and I'm a Shadow photo
November 30, 2018 | Fiction

You're So Fucking Dull and I'm a Shadow

Marston Hefner

I ate the steak violently because that was how I loved, and a love this intense must always be met with more.

Three Ways To Escape The Trunk of a Car photo
November 29, 2018 | Fiction

Three Ways To Escape The Trunk of a Car

Cara Dempsey

 1. Pull the Release

Before opening the trunk, consider the world outside of it. Think of the miles of hot... more

Tell Me How You Really Feel photo
November 27, 2018 | Fiction

Tell Me How You Really Feel

Claire Hopple

CALL ME BACK, the wall of the defaced bathroom stall said.

Steal One Thing From Work Every Day photo
November 26, 2018 | Fiction

Steal One Thing From Work Every Day

Joseph Parker Okay

Tori hugged the tree and went home and immediately started petting her dog

Sour Widows  photo
November 23, 2018 | Fiction

Sour Widows 

Henry Hoke

I was eating sour widows at the wedding reception when I saw you across the room.

Five Stories photo
November 22, 2018 | Fiction

Five Stories

Bram Riddlebarger

The gas station sat on the corner like a tasteless cheeseburger.

Elderly Primigravida  photo
November 21, 2018 | Fiction

Elderly Primigravida 

Gessy Alvarez

Dr. Sandoval asked if I was planning on having children.

Girl On Girl photo
November 20, 2018 | Fiction

Girl On Girl

Emily Costa

The story is usually backstabbing of some kind.

The Old Woman photo
November 19, 2018 | Fiction

The Old Woman

William Lessard

The old woman takes another bite.

Battle Hymn photo
November 16, 2018 | Fiction

Battle Hymn

Jessie Carver

A man’s life reduced to 78 words. You counted.

Dispatches From Humanity photo
November 15, 2018 | Fiction

Dispatches From Humanity

Chris Oxley

Then it came time to open said package of Twizzlers

Three Stories  photo
November 14, 2018 | Fiction

Three Stories 

Tom Laplaige

funny how the stars line up.

Sleepovers photo
November 13, 2018 | Fiction

Sleepovers

Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

She tore off pieces and kept them in her mouth.

Orthodontics photo
November 12, 2018 | Fiction

Orthodontics

 Troy James Weaver

He was taking swigs out of a bottle of Listerine.

Five Stories photo
November 9, 2018 | Fiction

Five Stories

Robert Vaughan

Every time they go-cart raced, she beat the living crap out of him.

Holy Water photo
November 8, 2018 | Fiction

Holy Water

Nathan Thomas

Although I guess it really started on Saturday morning.

A Good And Simple Life photo
November 7, 2018 | Fiction

A Good And Simple Life

Oliver Zarandi

The Boy was born poor and continued to be poor.

The Ass is a Hole Where The Light Gets In  photo
November 6, 2018 | Fiction

The Ass is a Hole Where The Light Gets In 

Jon Lindsey

This is a meaningful story about the intestinal parasite I picked up while living in Salt Lake City, in Ted Bundy’s house. 

A Story To Spit On photo
November 5, 2018 | Fiction

A Story To Spit On

Sebastian Castillo

A bald eagle was shot directly above my head, mid-flight, and its feathers rested gently on my scalp for the rest of geological time.

All Our Italian Friends Are Dead photo
November 2, 2018 | Fiction

All Our Italian Friends Are Dead

Fawzy Zablah

I was so broke I went to see my mother.

Merchandiser photo
November 1, 2018 | Fiction

Merchandiser

Derick Dupre

Esther rises and pulls the cord and moves to the front of the bus, whereupon it brakes and kneels.

Recent Books

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

A 400-page collection of poems in fours sections: Nicki Minaj Songs, Bob Dylan Songs, Elliott Smith Songs, and 90s Riot Grrrls Songs.

 

For a kind of "post-Cyber Monday 'Cyber Sale'," all SF/LD Books are on sale for 50% off!! 

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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!

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Dualities

Jason Phoebe Rusch

Jason Phoebe Rusch is a queer writer from the Chicago suburbs. His full-length debut Dualities explores gender and patriarchy from the perspective of a man who was socialized and is currently still read as a woman. He is interested in complication and nuance and messy human failing, his own and that of others.