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July 2, 2022 | The Paranoid View

Keeper of the Hidden Sins: Miracles and Michael Clayton

Austin Ross

There was a summer when I was about eleven or twelve when my friend Jacob and I would wake up early—around five or six—and ride our bikes down to Kroger to buy small translucent tubs of chicken

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No Good photo

July 1, 2022 | Fiction

No Good

Cora Lee Womble-Miesner

Every night he’d sleep next to me, grabbing my belly, my hair, my thighs like he thought I might disappear.

may God make me as useful as one of those Crown Royal bags. photo

June 30, 2022 | Poetry

may God make me as useful as one of those Crown Royal bags.

Michael J Pagán

according to my mother, men
are just thieves rifling through another’s calm...

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June 29, 2022 | Fiction

Anything is Possible

Charlotte Hamrick

Tom and Del were like Jack and Coke, cruising down the neck of town in Tom’s long, cool convertible, me waiting in front of the Quik Pik in 90% humidity on a July day, holding a corn snake in a

manmade photo
June 29, 2022 | Poetry

manmade

Macy Perrine

oh raised-hand Matt. you
centrist bastard, your mouth kool-aid-stained
with stubble, it gushed and fucking gushed.

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June 28, 2022 | Poetry

Word Problems: Asynchronous Learning'/'Downhill

Laura Bandy

You can never return to the track. A hard truth, heaven knows, but heed me— delay the wreck
and coma. Take a longer backwards way and savor that last downhill run, the final door to close.

Home Ghazal (Alvin Says, It Is What We Love That Gives Us Our Names) photo
June 27, 2022 | Poetry

Home Ghazal (Alvin Says, It Is What We Love That Gives Us Our Names)

Topaz Winters

...she told me she had lived in Singapore
too long to call it home anymore. She hated her name so together we made
her a new one, & like this she finally belonged to herself.

Recent Books

Exit, Carefully

Elizabeth Ellen

"I loved reading Exit, Carefully. It’s unusual, and in my opinion exciting, to publish a play without previously receiving a major production."

                      -Walker Caplan, Lithub

Worsted

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.

Her Lesser Work

Elizabeth Ellen

"[Her Lesser Work] is a collection of mordant and formally inventive stories circling themes of, let’s say, desire and escape within repressive structures."

      -Walker Caplan, Literary Hub

"Her Lesser Work is full of power and it takes risks and it's alive and real and it fixes a very sharp eye on the shit humans do to each other and themselves."

      -Lindsay Lerman, LitReactor