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Observer photo
November 9, 2018 | Nonfiction

Observer

Vanessa Wang

From the shadow of an oak tree.

"Alive" photo
November 6, 2018 | Nonfiction

"Alive"

Jacqueline Kirkpatrick

If not for “Alive,” I’d be dead. 

The Bird of Love and Loyalty photo
November 2, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Bird of Love and Loyalty

William Lychack

Nothing would deter us.

To The Princesses I've Broken photo
October 31, 2018 | Nonfiction

To The Princesses I've Broken

Chelsea Sheneman

From The Happiest Place On Earth

Touching Strangers photo
October 29, 2018 | Nonfiction

Touching Strangers

Tamara Adelman

The door is open, I said, just come in.

After the Call about My Dad’s House Burning Down photo
October 26, 2018 | Nonfiction

After the Call about My Dad’s House Burning Down

Guy Choate

Liz and I sit up with a start.

My Mother Left Me photo
October 26, 2018 | Nonfiction

My Mother Left Me

Anastasia Selby

An envelope with my name on it, xoxo.

Autopsy photo
October 24, 2018 | Nonfiction

Autopsy

Whitney Lee

We met in the pathology suite ––me the medical student––you the corpse.

Abigail photo
October 23, 2018 | Nonfiction

Abigail

Ryan Kim

We had a crab dinner at my uncle’s that night.

Notes On Scarring photo
October 19, 2018 | Nonfiction

Notes On Scarring

Jonathan Gleason

The first thing I realized was that my legs weren’t broken.

The Day Morgan Freeman Nearly Crashed Into Our House photo
October 17, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Day Morgan Freeman Nearly Crashed Into Our House

Sarah E. Ruhlen

I flipped on the lights, turned up the furnace, and cranked some Stevie Wonder.

Hinterland Transmissions: SUMAC, Dälek and Infernal Coil photo
October 10, 2018 | Dispatches

Hinterland Transmissions: SUMAC, Dälek and Infernal Coil

Steve Anwyll

And christ it's gonna be hot inside the tiny bar where SUMAC is playing tonight. I should've stayed home. Like I always do. An old man on his couch.

Death Metal Hobart Bison T-Shirts Avail Now photo
October 4, 2018 | Nonfiction

Death Metal Hobart Bison T-Shirts Avail Now

Aaron Burch

the above "death metal style" Hobart shirts, available through Cotton Bureau for the next two weeks. Order one (or three!) now!

HALFWAY OUT photo
September 18, 2018 | Nonfiction

HALFWAY OUT

Mary Alice Stewart

Ours was a world that devised its own sense.

The Artist photo
September 13, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Artist

Rob Reynolds

The tree frog plays his violin.

Precious Bodies photo
September 5, 2018 | Nonfiction

Precious Bodies

Gabriella Giambanco

There was still nailpolish on her toes and fingers.

When I Am Delilah photo
August 29, 2018 | Nonfiction

When I Am Delilah

D. Gilson

“You’re crafty and wise,” the quiz’s benevolent gods tell me.

Hunger Made The Woman Obsessed photo
August 22, 2018 | Nonfiction

Hunger Made The Woman Obsessed

Amanda Dycus

Tortellini becomes my password for everything.

Rising Inaction photo
August 17, 2018 | Nonfiction

Rising Inaction

Ash Sanders

It’s Saturday night, and I am cleaning the kitchen because it’s easier than cleaning up my life; I am putting away dishes because I... more

Fun Facts photo
August 15, 2018 | Nonfiction

Fun Facts

Donald Ryan

What do you get when you mix and elephant with a rhino?

Elephino.

That joke has always held a special place with me. I first heard it... more

The Beauty Mark photo
August 14, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Beauty Mark

Rani Neutill

“You are cursed,” my Dida said, solidifying the bells of mortality that were ringing.
Ki?” I responded, my eyes wide with fear and panic.
“There is a beauty mark here inside you. It means you are cursed with sexiness.”

This Is What (Real) Freedom Is photo
August 10, 2018 | Nonfiction

This Is What (Real) Freedom Is

Nikki Lyssy

It doesn’t matter how many times the essayist — the blind essayist — tries to write what it’s like being in the driver’s... more

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Memorabilia photo
August 8, 2018 | Nonfiction

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Memorabilia

Alyssa Oursler

I made eye contact, made the purchase, stored it between other magazines on my bookshelf.

Requiem photo
August 1, 2018 | Nonfiction

Requiem

C. Alessandra Colaianni

On the street, the music thundered from an unseen source, day and night – but it was, oddly, only audible from the sidewalk. Once ensconced inside our house, we forgot about it, as we neglected so many external things during medical school.

The Most Logical Scramble Imaginable photo
July 31, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Most Logical Scramble Imaginable

Michael Mungiello

These days writers are obsessed with themselves and once upon a time they were exactly the same way, obsessed with... more

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PERSON/A

Elizabeth Ellen


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"Person/a chosen as a best work of experimental literature by Lithub!"
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WOMEN

Chloe Caldwell

"Women by Chloe Caldwell s a beautiful read/a perfect primer for an explosive lesbian affair/an essential truth." -- Lena Dunham

"I read it a couple of months ago in one can't-put-it-down-even-though-it's-the-middle-of-the-night sitting. It's as intense and interesting and clear-hearted as they come." -- Cheryl Strayed

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

“Reading these stories makes me wanna smoke weed and drive thru mcds 24/7.”

 – Chloe Caldwell, author of Women