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A Brush with the Bigs photo
April 30, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

A Brush with the Bigs

Steve Smith

I was nineteen the summer of 1956 when the Baseball Fairy tapped me with her wand and almost sent me into orbit. 

I Was Potential photo
April 27, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

I Was Potential

Jesse Donaldson

When I was fifteen, I started receiving letters from Division I baseball coaches about the possibility of joining them on such and... more

Three Milwaukee Brewers photo
April 24, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Three Milwaukee Brewers

Tyler Koshakow

I didn’t become a fan of baseball until I was in my early twenties. As a teenager, I thought sports were antithetical to the sort of arty, book-reading persona that I had been trying so hard to affect.

Implosion photo
April 22, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Implosion

Thomas Mira y Lopez

When the time came for its demolition, there was no implosion at Shea Stadium.

Game of the Day: Spring Training photo
April 18, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Game of the Day: Spring Training

Jesse Sawyer

March 7, 2015
Spring Training - Cactus League
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
vs.
Oakland Athletics
Hohokam... more

The Eyes of the Storm photo
April 17, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

The Eyes of the Storm

David Wanczyk

“I thought it was boring,” he told me, “partly because I'd just learned English. But learning the language and the terminology and how the game is played was the big change.”

Katamari photo
April 16, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Katamari

Barrett Bowlin

We're hoping to hear some passion tonight at the hotel if we cup our ears up to the door of their room.

Mill Valley Little League, 1999 to 2004 photo
April 8, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Mill Valley Little League, 1999 to 2004

Dylan Fisher

David
Could be anyone by now. I hope he's okay. I hope they're all okay.

Altruism on Twitter: The Amazin' @DidMetsLose2Day Feed photo
April 1, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Altruism on Twitter: The Amazin' @DidMetsLose2Day Feed

Andrew Bomback

I learned about @DidMetsLose2Day because someone I followed retweeted a post.

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.

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.

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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.