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On Pussy photo
August 27, 2018 | Poetry

On Pussy

Anna Claire Hodge

Twice, my friend was flashed as a child.

Bix photo
August 24, 2018 | Poetry

Bix

Sara Anderson

For you who shone under the blue lights

How to Survive as a Single-Family Car* photo
August 23, 2018 | Poetry

How to Survive as a Single-Family Car*

Marne Wilson

Strike up a conversation with other cars you meet

Biography of a [     ] Girl  photo
August 22, 2018 | Poetry

Biography of a [     ] Girl 

Mackenzie Berry

Her guardian came from glory.

Omission photo
August 21, 2018 | Poetry

Omission

M. Drew Williams

The river, the river, the river. 

in style & so-and-so photo
August 20, 2018 | Poetry

in style & so-and-so

Katherine Vondy

sentences are donuts bursting with believability custard

Two Poems (Eulogy & These Smart Glasses ...) photo
August 17, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems (Eulogy & These Smart Glasses ...)

Jonas Gomez Tijerino

How grand it would be if Jedi Temples were Papaya Monuments.

Three Poems photo
August 16, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Jon Ruseski

That place where mystery pukes

Mannequin photo
August 15, 2018 | Poetry

Mannequin

Alex Sniatkowski

The Great Swedish Store

russet photo
August 14, 2018 | Poetry

russet

Cowboy Roland

i want to be made into french fries

2 Poems photo
August 13, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Dan Mancilla

Many dust the dream, wait the time.
How important is motion?

superstitions photo
August 10, 2018 | Poetry

superstitions

Jody Chan

getting a haircut in the year’s first month will cause the death
of an uncle eating fish will bring your family abundance
八 meaning... more

2 Poems (from The Gospel According to X) photo
August 9, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems (from The Gospel According to X)

Oliver Baez Bendorf

from
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO X

 

Prayer is what you do when you don’t know whether your animal will live... more

2 Poems photo
August 8, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

catch business

how to wear a crop top to office depot

trying not to think of you

when i connect with someone

i... more

The Mounting Evidence against Monotheism photo
August 7, 2018 | Poetry

The Mounting Evidence against Monotheism

Jeffrey Hermann

Because there’s a god for the water on your skin
when you’ve come from the lake. One for the absence
of... more

Heavy Metal Love Song photo
August 6, 2018 | Poetry

Heavy Metal Love Song

Lia Mastropolo

Heavy Metal Love Song

Street drafts off the two-tone carpet in my underworld            

Air so much... more

3 Poems photo
August 3, 2018 | Poetry

3 Poems

Jakob Maier

No Vision

Two teenagers set my state on fire
with a bottle rocket. We flee
between coasts like... more

Bennigan’s photo
August 2, 2018 | Poetry

Bennigan’s

Josh Olsen

There’s an elderly couple camped out in the parking lot of an abandoned Bennigan’s.

Full-sized, luxury RV, Weber grill, folding chairs,... more

two poems photo
July 31, 2018 | Poetry

two poems

Kristen Rouisse

BEFORE LIFT OFF

Before the plane’s wheels begin spooling air
in an act of contrition 

as if to... more

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed with Poems: Cracker Barrel photo
July 30, 2018 | Poetry

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed with Poems: Cracker Barrel

Danny Caine

All day I look forward to hours of empty house
then I’m there and the whole place itches. I go
not home but the place that tries so hard to feel like it.

Two Poems photo
July 26, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Terrence Abrahams

reasons why my father sent me a picture of a dead coyote

to start a conversation

to assuage my... more

two poems photo
July 24, 2018 | Poetry

two poems

Brittney Scott

Please Hold

I’m patiently unraveling
on the phone while the automated service
explains overdraft... more

one poem photo
July 20, 2018 | Poetry

one poem

Eugenia Francis

First Week of April, Los Angeles
(as transcribed from the iCalendar “what really happened”)

1
got... more

two poems  photo
July 17, 2018 | Poetry

two poems 

Hanna M. Owens

1. A poem about desire

a man in the airport looking at women
ponytails and leggings
how combustible... more

two poems photo
July 16, 2018 | Poetry

two poems

Ethan Evans

mirror

an estimated 52% of internet traffic
is composed of bots & i am in love
with everyone i... 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