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We Were Homeless photo
March 26, 2015 | Nonfiction

We Were Homeless

Emily Geminder

We were homeless. We stole blankets, sheets. We took provisions. We carried our houses inside us.

Saratoga Tree Beast  photo
March 21, 2015 | Dispatches

Saratoga Tree Beast 

Sean Kilpatrick

We tried training the Doberman abandoned a yard down with chemically flattened ham

9mm photo
March 18, 2015 | Nonfiction

9mm

Rebecca Hazelwood

Every day after your aunt points a 9mm Smith and Wesson at your head, you think about holding one in your hands. You need to feel that weight. 

Forgetting New Year's Eve photo
March 10, 2015 | Nonfiction

Forgetting New Year's Eve

Fruzsina Eördögh

We were in Hungary to see his grave, which I did not spit on, and I’m proud of myself for that.   

The Infidel Approaches Grace photo
March 6, 2015 | Nonfiction

The Infidel Approaches Grace

Sara Rauch

The night we part, not knowing when we will see each other next, we go out walking beneath a swollen, but waning, moon.

Baby They Don’t Know About Us photo
March 2, 2015 | Nonfiction

Baby They Don’t Know About Us

Megan Kirby

My cousin Anabella is almost 16. She’s into musical theatre. She posts pictures of froyo on her Instagram has four times more followers than me. Her favorite member of One Direction is Niall.

The Rossini Suckdown photo
February 14, 2015 | Dispatches

The Rossini Suckdown

Sean Kilpatrick

The tone deaf values most families scrambled to anesthetize irked my metabolism. 

Take a Bow and Accept the Bouquets: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 3 photo
February 13, 2015 | My Struggle with My Struggle, Nonfiction

Take a Bow and Accept the Bouquets: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 3

Andrew Bomback

Coincidentally, I read the third book of My Struggle in the two weeks... more

Take a Bow and Accept the Bouquets: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 3 photo
February 13, 2015 | My Struggle with My Struggle, Nonfiction

Take a Bow and Accept the Bouquets: My Struggle with My Struggle, Book 3

Andrew Bomback

Coincidentally, I read the third book of My Struggle in the two weeks... more

Sleep photo
February 12, 2015 | Nonfiction

Sleep

Steve Anwyll

With my back to the washer and dryer I started pissing down the wall.

Whisper Satyr photo
February 4, 2015 | Nonfiction

Whisper Satyr

Jen Hirt

With my inheritance I buy duck prosciutto and rent vacation homes on beaches and mountains.

How to Write a Mother Memoir photo
January 26, 2015 | Nonfiction

How to Write a Mother Memoir

Asha Dore

Present the conflict or the mother as the conflict or the mother as the object of conflict during childhood.

My Secret Church photo
January 22, 2015 | Nonfiction

My Secret Church

Shannon McLeod

In elementary school, when kids talked about being “Christian,” I thought they were talking about race. 

True Life: I Married Scott McClanahan photo
January 17, 2015 | Dispatches

True Life: I Married Scott McClanahan

Juliet Escoria

I have a tendency to get bored easily, both in relationships and in life. One of the things that made me feel confident about marrying Scott is that there is quite possibly no one weirder than him.

A Hole in the World photo
January 7, 2015 | Nonfiction

A Hole in the World

Katie Moulton

Syllables hinge on a rustle of wings, but the difference of sound is the difference in friction between lips and teeth.

Dosed Up photo
January 3, 2015 | Dispatches

Dosed Up

Victor Freeze

It was probably 3:3o in the morning and I was wide-awake because of the acid. I was anxious to do something but nothing in particular. I was jittery, lively.

Crippling Anxiety And Self-Centered Fear: An Unedited Journal Entry Style Thing photo
January 1, 2015 | Dispatches

Crippling Anxiety And Self-Centered Fear: An Unedited Journal Entry Style Thing

Jordan Castro

There is nothing romantic about being young and dark and confused. Pain is real. It's funny on Twitter but it sucks irl. 

My Favorite Art (And Other) Things In 2014 photo
December 31, 2014 | Dispatches

My Favorite Art (And Other) Things In 2014

Jordan Castro

A while ago, I predicted Taylor Swift's career arc, and so far, I'm correct.

The Moth photo
December 26, 2014 | Dispatches

The Moth

Sean Kilpatrick

When I was young, I wanted one of those Davy Crockett hats. Because I admire psychopaths.

I Was Nine photo
December 22, 2014 | Nonfiction

I Was Nine

Steve Anwyll

One time I was sitting near a row of bushes along the side of the house playing with some toys. Immersed in what I was doing. And a thick river of shit flowed from my asshole.

A Comprehensive History Of Me In Terms Of Dancing photo
December 20, 2014 | Dispatches

A Comprehensive History Of Me In Terms Of Dancing

Jordan Castro

Age 10: Wrote an essay for school about how I wanted to be a rapper when I grew up. When I got home and told my dad about it he said "Rap for me" then lay in my bed while I rapped "Lose Yourself" by Eminem for him. When I finished he told me I needed to "get into it more, not just stand there with [my] hands in my pockets."

 

#Nightshift: "Just One Arrow" (Excerpts from an Instagram Essay) photo
December 15, 2014 | Nonfiction

#Nightshift: "Just One Arrow" (Excerpts from an Instagram Essay)

Jeff Sharlet

“For years after the war and after the camps, Chava Rosenfarb woke up every morning at 4:00 a.m. to write. She’d open her eyes in the darkness and slip out of bed without waking her husband...

Our Doubles, Ourselves: Twin Peaks and My Summer at the Black Lodge photo
December 12, 2014 | Nonfiction

Our Doubles, Ourselves: Twin Peaks and My Summer at the Black Lodge

Linnie Greene

And then I found her on a VHS. My double, my twin, my doppelganger. Laura Palmer.

#Nightshift: Mugshot (Excerpts from an Instagram Essay) photo
December 8, 2014 | Nonfiction

#Nightshift: Mugshot (Excerpts from an Instagram Essay)

Jeff Sharlet

Sunday paper. Card Showers announced for Cecile Jarry, 99, and Fred Aldrich, 90. Meeting of the Sherlock Holmes Club this Wednesday.

Thieving photo
December 3, 2014 | Nonfiction

Thieving

Nina Boutsikaris

What we liked to do that fall—once mornings had grown thin around the edges, the sun sheer like white linen and gone by four o’clock—was to put on eyeliner and these old fur stoles she had collected from thrift store heaps...

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Hobart 15: HOTEL CULTURE

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