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June 5, 2023 | Sports

Baseball Hybrid Poem

Chris Pellizzari

I tried to remember something my dad told me about Luis Aparicio after Ozzie Guillen made an error in a game in 1991.

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June 5, 2023 | Nonfiction

Say You're Not Interested

Samantha Paige Rosen

Your date’s cologne smells like rancid wine, which should be a good enough reason to bail, but it’s only hour two and you’ve made a commitment.

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June 4, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Premenstrual Love Letters

Yoon Chung

He doesn’t seem to think I’m a handful. I can tell by his texts.

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June 2, 2023 | Poetry

The Baby

Clayton Fox

Well, it’s happened
there is a baby
I just found out 
and he is precious

there is a baby now
and the father is handsome
he has a Sherpa-like
quality that gives me calm

I am comforted:

June 2, 2023 | Fiction

Excerpt from 'Counterillumination'

Audrey Szasz

I have to believe that what I am writing — what I am living through — means something.

June 1, 2023 | Fiction


Siel Ju

The Utah girls were already asleep. Unlike me, they were going home in a few days.

June 1, 2023 | Sports

watching sports on tv

Forrest Muelrath

The Marathon was born out of a legend about a fifth-century Greek messenger named Philippides who ran 26.2 miles without stopping to deliver a message that the Greeks had defeated the Persians in battle.

Recent Books

Dear Nico: the Diary of Elizabeth Ellen (Nov, 2018-Feb, 2020)

Elizabeth Ellen

 "It captures all the doubts, giddiness, confessional streaks, blabbiness, self-alarms, rationalizations, feigned equipoise, and instantly breakable resolves of a person freshly infatuated and likely in love."   -anonymous writer friend


Elle Nash

“Transgressive and immediate: you feel these stories shoot through and wrap around you.” 

             - Kyle F. Williams, Full Stop Magazine



Garielle Lutz

“Lutz’s work is a marvel of the possibilities of language.  Each of her sentences is an intricately crafted thing, deeply complex yet crystalline in its clarity . . . her command of each and every word remains supreme.”     

  --Mira Braneck, The Paris Review Daily


Garielle Lutz is the author of The Complete Gary Lutz, among other books.