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three poems photo
February 17, 2020 | Poetry

three poems

Abigail Stallings

EMOTION CASINO

welcome to your life 
your face changes as you watch
outside the frame
among the... more

Textual joy photo
February 13, 2020 | Poetry

Textual joy

Stevie Belchak

I render a coin

for something 

I forgot

the sky 

scratching itself 

into decency

when I

wake up 

always... more

Two poems photo
February 11, 2020 | Poetry

Two poems

Mag Gabbert

Rhinoceros 

          I don’t recommend mistaking everything for love but it’s been interesting 
   ... more

Two Poems photo
February 7, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Alex Gallagher

take a lemon

the world feels less and less familiar most days
sometimes it is difficult to identify... more

sorry for taking photo
February 5, 2020 | Poetry

sorry for taking

Patrycja Humienik

so long to call back 
the first time the phone 
rang i was beneath a 
bridge when you rang 
again the roar of cars and 
cargo... more

Two poems photo
February 3, 2020 | Poetry

Two poems

Zoe Mays

This Year

I’m assured the last renters buried nothing but their dog back here. 

I’ve begun to... more

I Would Be a Better Woman If I Were Dumber or Nicer photo
January 29, 2020 | Poetry

I Would Be a Better Woman If I Were Dumber or Nicer

Carrie Murphy

People are always saying...

Go Big or Go Home photo
January 27, 2020 | Poetry

Go Big or Go Home

Michael Meyerhofer

Here come the ones who chose / the second option...

Two Poems photo
January 24, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Derrick Austin

"Letter to Brandon" and "Poem for Julián"

Nativity Scene photo
January 23, 2020 | Poetry

Nativity Scene

Josh Tvrdy

After I jack off to hardcore gay porn...

First Prize photo
January 22, 2020 | Poetry

First Prize

Ottavia Silvestri

curly like a / shiba inu's tail...

Having Been Called Dirt photo
January 16, 2020 | Poetry

Having Been Called Dirt

Joe Betz

the water's instant when still...

All the Trees of the Field Will Clap Their Hands photo
January 14, 2020 | Poetry

All the Trees of the Field Will Clap Their Hands

Alec Prevett

I want to be remembered like this: taut...

Two Poems photo
January 9, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Briana Campbell

"Triple Sonnet to My Harriet Tubman 20" and "Ode to the Lunch Lady"

Two Poems photo
January 6, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Alex Manley

"Brooklyn Roof" and "Querying"

Three Poems  photo
December 30, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Dujie Tahat

salat to define the terms of ritual

               [adhan]

A calling, a culling, a... more

No Ducks Were Harmed in the Writing of this Poem photo
December 27, 2019 | Poetry

No Ducks Were Harmed in the Writing of this Poem

Daniel Paul

I dreamed we were in a department store trying to buy you shoes.

Three Poems  photo
December 20, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Dustin Pearson

My Brother’s Two Screams 

I heard two screams from my bedroom. Outside,
my brother had killed... more

Three Poems  photo
December 19, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Nora Claire Miller

NAME LIKE A GIRL

I am a girl named older. I get in the way
of my own sleeping. Not being... more

Ceres in the Uncreation photo
December 18, 2019 | Poetry

Ceres in the Uncreation

Anne Barngrover

I tried to write a warning
                            in chaste trees and pumpkin vines:
the worst men of our lives will... more

Two Poems  photo
December 17, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Miguel Murphy

Chōshū

In the courtyard, 
1867. 
The last heir,

black-haired and naked
before... more

Here is longing photo
December 16, 2019 | Poetry

Here is longing

Sanna Wani

here is my chest here is where I remember longing has not visited me in a long time longing who I let inside me longing who I let cut... more

I Threw in an Extra Fuck  photo
December 13, 2019 | Poetry

I Threw in an Extra Fuck 

Leah Umansky

                     for virginia

I threw in an extra fuck because it’s spring

I threw in an extra fuck because the long... more

Ghosts in Empty Houses photo
December 12, 2019 | Poetry

Ghosts in Empty Houses

Sneha Subramanian Kanta

Ghosts remove fishhooks from animal bodies
in the desolation outside an empty house.

Somewhere between a fortress &... more

TWO POEMS  photo
December 11, 2019 | Poetry

TWO POEMS 

Simone Person

To the White Woman in Dayton, Ohio Holding an I ONLY SUCK BLACK DICK Sign at the Counter-Protest to a... more

Recent Books

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PERSON/A

Elizabeth Ellen


*limited time sale on Person/a: $10!

"Person/a chosen as a best work of experimental literature by Lithub!"
If They Gave Oscars to Books, Our 2017 Nominess

 

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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