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Two Baseball Atrocities photo
April 1, 2011 | Fiction, BASEBALL

Two Baseball Atrocities

John Dermot Woods

LATE SEASON In Remington, concerned neighbors who had not seen Mrs. Gross, an elderly woman who lived alone in a corner... more

Aria photo
February 1, 2011 | Fiction

Aria

Spencer Wise

  Before I left for the army, there were five of us camping in my father’s one-room cabin in Vermont. I watched a blond girl... more

To Be or Not to Be Isn't Really a Question & The Green is Wrong photo
February 1, 2011 | Fiction

To Be or Not to Be Isn't Really a Question & The Green is Wrong

John Tway Zackel

  Michiko takes a class to learn the guitar. The class is taught by a... more

The Cuckoo Clock photo
February 1, 2011 | Fiction

The Cuckoo Clock

Jody Brooks

  My aunt willed me a cuckoo clock. It’s the clock I ran to watch every hour after school, waiting for the bird to... more

Monster, Days Like These, and Kept Curiosities  photo
February 1, 2011 | Fiction

Monster, Days Like These, and Kept Curiosities 

Katie Jean Shinkle

  Monster The Loch Ness Monster Had A Baby! the front cover of the supermarket rag... more

A Model Life photo
January 1, 2011 | Fiction

A Model Life

Andrew Scott

  The Elders rented a two-bedroom unit in Building 16. The office staff knew Harv and Jean from their numerous complaints.... more

Patterson Thorndike is Dead photo
January 1, 2011 | Fiction

Patterson Thorndike is Dead

Harmony Neal

  Patterson Thorndike is Dead Patterson Thorndike was dead.  What was Dresden supposed to do with that... more

Fitzhugh Falls  photo
January 1, 2011 | Fiction

Fitzhugh Falls 

Todd Cantrell

  Fitzhugh was there for the convention. Marcy held out a brochure which he took, then on his third lap around the... more

Interoffice Romance photo
January 1, 2011 | Fiction

Interoffice Romance

Dan Pinkerton

  In the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day, Stacy conveyed a secret to Maureen as the two dined together in the... more

Rough Guide photo
January 1, 2011 | Fiction

Rough Guide

Dylan Hicks

  In a city with little meaningful work, he pays for non-services, pays to be shown things he’s already looking at, for... more

Almond Bark photo
December 1, 2010 | Fiction

Almond Bark

Luke Hawley

“Whoever invented almond bark is a genius.” The microwave beeps and my sister grabs two oven mitts off the counter. She... more

The Orange Man photo
December 1, 2010 | Fiction

The Orange Man

Carlin Mackie

At the hospital where my father is dying I meet an orange man. His skin is the exact color of a Clementine. He breathes from a tank... more

How to Break Bottles photo
December 1, 2010 | Fiction

How to Break Bottles

Maria Romasco-Moore

To begin with, you must drink. Drink and drink and drink until your thirst is satisfied but of course your thirst is never... more

Transmissions from Space photo
December 1, 2010 | Fiction

Transmissions from Space

Dan Sanders

February the First, 2010 Hello my friends. As many of you have heard on the news, I have decided to pay the Russian... more

Slots-of-Fun photo
December 1, 2010 | Fiction

Slots-of-Fun

Leah Bailly

You pop your cherry on top of a cliff at sunset, with a rainbow shooting from the roof and a cream soda tingling in its can on the... more

It's Going to Be Okay, I Love You photo
November 1, 2010 | Fiction

It's Going to Be Okay, I Love You

Kristen Iskandrian

The first time I got in trouble for telling the truth it was a Monday when I was seven and my teacher asked us... more

So Many States from Home photo
November 1, 2010 | Fiction

So Many States from Home

Anne Valete

Bridget stands close to the speakers, too close, feels the bass of them pound through her chest, a drumbeat, a makeshift... more

He Maketh Fire Come Down photo
November 1, 2010 | Fiction

He Maketh Fire Come Down

Jared Yates Sexton

He was on the TV again. That pudgy-faced man strutting up and down the stage. Preaching about the downfall of the species.... more

Those Endlessly Falling Blocks and Their Holy Patterns and Prizes photo
November 1, 2010 | Fiction

Those Endlessly Falling Blocks and Their Holy Patterns and Prizes

Salvatore Pane

The Obituary of Alexey P. Alexey P. is startled to find his obituary in the... more

The Private Eye's Investigation photo
November 1, 2010 | Fiction

The Private Eye's Investigation

Sam Martone

The sky burned down last week. The ground is still covered in the charred remains of clouds and bird feathers,... more

Keeper photo
October 1, 2010 | Fiction

Keeper

Chuck Augello

  My sister found a baby goat in the bathroom at McDonald’s last night.  It was right after closing and it was just... more

Antoine is Not Here photo
October 1, 2010 | Fiction

Antoine is Not Here

Tom DeBeauchamp

  We'd survived the rope bridge, the dangling, the torn muscles in Miriam's shoulders. We'd survived and... more

Like That Thing Only Different  photo
October 1, 2010 | Fiction

Like That Thing Only Different 

Lucas Church

  This girl asks me to hold her baby while she goes to the bathroom. We met just this second at the... more

Russians (from The Book of Freaks) photo
October 1, 2010 | Fiction

Russians (from The Book of Freaks)

James Iredell

In Russia there are so many Russians! It’s like one of those neighborhoods where a bunch of Russians live,... more

Suffolk Downs photo
September 1, 2010 | Fiction

Suffolk Downs

Kate Petersen

A man on the blue line inbound from Wonderland scratches a lottery ticket. He stands, holding it cupped in his palm like a compass,... more

Recent Books

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

a set of linked stories with some of the same characters from Person/a and a lot of new ones and the world is the same but different from the world in Person/a and the stories take place in a year absent from Person/a. if that makes sense. contains the Pushcart Prize winning story "Teen Culture" from American Short Fiction, if that's something that moves you to buy books. <3

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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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Person/a

Elizabeth Ellen

"Ellen’s gigantic, circular novel leaves everything on the page. It’s one of the most thoughtful and creative books I’ve read in a long time."
—Chicago Review of Books, "The Best Books of 2017 (So Far)"

"PERSON/A is a fresh take on familiar feelings of loss and obsession. The novel feels like half autobiography, half fiction, and both halves will leave readers stunned."
—The Los Angeles Review