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BLOODJOY 2011 photo
May 23, 2013 | Poetry

BLOODJOY 2011

Daniel Bailey

 to the right of my heart a button ° if you see the button press deeply into me I am shining brilliantly on my way down... more

3 Poems photo
May 22, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Stephanie Barber

again andy is crying.
all the days he is crying.

4 Poems photo
May 21, 2013 | Poetry

4 Poems

Timothy Willis Sanders

  An Interview #1 Vibe Magazine: Why haven’t you shot yourself in the head? Aaliyah: My mother sits in her padded... more

4 Poems photo
May 20, 2013 | Poetry

4 Poems

Meg Johnson

if I were an Amish girl,
I would leave
for Rumspringa...

5 Poems photo
May 17, 2013 | Poetry

5 Poems

Virginia Konchan

Glissade, pas de bourrée. I stole a bottle of Cointreau from mother’s liquor cabinet

The Gnostics photo
May 16, 2013 | Poetry

The Gnostics

Donora Hillard

In the dream you are not a lamb on fire.

The Haberdash photo
May 15, 2013 | Poetry

The Haberdash

Adam Robinson

Suddenly I want to be the one to leave a party.
Maybe life imitates art after all.

2 Poems photo
May 14, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Calvero

Today
I was at McDonald’s
and there was this chunky,
high school-aged kid...

2 Poems photo
May 13, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Prathna Lor

I know the scars of my grandfather do you. I know the guns in my pelvis do you...

3 Poems photo
May 10, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Rachel B. Glaser

later, an iguana slinked up the steps in a macho, prehistoric way...

2 Poems photo
May 9, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Cooper Esteban

You must imagine god as syrupy mist.

 

The Women photo
May 8, 2013 | Poetry

The Women

Ashley Farmer

You imagine you’re a tipping point wrapped in a synthetic summer dress.

2 Poems photo
May 7, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Mike Young

None of us have those cats who go
viral meowing Springsteen songs...

4 Poems photo
May 6, 2013 | Poetry

4 Poems

Kit Frick

Night comes in a slow bloom of abandon.

Miami photo
May 3, 2013 | Poetry

Miami

Gene Morgan

Have you ever seen a rich person?
It's not like that movie about rich people–

Four Poems photo
May 2, 2013 | Poetry

Four Poems

Phil Estes

Then there’s the Schnabel:
Some colors and Adieu...

More Overly Accommodating Poetry Written to Answer a Question I've Tried to Imply That You Asked photo
May 1, 2013 | Poetry

More Overly Accommodating Poetry Written to Answer a Question I've Tried to Imply That You Asked

Chelsea Martin

This poem is about death and, to some extent, life.

Portrait in the Mirror Behind the Bar photo
April 25, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Portrait in the Mirror Behind the Bar

Rich Smith

Anyone who loves Tim loves him for the same reason. He hit one home run. "Did you ever hit... more

Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey photo
April 18, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey

Lauri Anderson Alford

              after A.E. Stallings That his fingernails are... more

Chicago Cubs Sestina photo
April 11, 2013 | BASEBALL, Poetry

Chicago Cubs Sestina

Kelly Luce

"Do they still play the blues in Chicago / when baseball season rolls around?" — Steve Goodman, "A... more

3 Poems photo
March 13, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Bryan Miller

Except for the first single-celled organism
preposterously long ago, firecracker snapped
from a vast nothing, the earth is mulch & rot.

Menagerie photo
March 7, 2013 | Poetry

Menagerie

Christina Stephens

If I were a room,
I would be transparent.

2 Poems photo
February 27, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Sean Karns

  Happy Birthday    You push your bike on the worn pathway into the bushes. You enter my apartment with... more

Three Poems photo
February 20, 2013 | Poetry

Three Poems

Hannah Stephenson

Self-portrait as fogged up car. / Self-portrait as Home Depot // parking lot at 3 AM, no cars, / no people. Self-portrait with // grocery cart with someone else’s / left behind list.

Two Short Pieces photo
February 13, 2013 | Poetry

Two Short Pieces

Anne Germanacos

Looking for the right angle He poo-poo’s my relationship to nature, even when I tell him about touching the dead... more

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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