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September 25, 2023 | Fiction

Sitting House

Robert Nazar Arjoyan

Wafts of ancient loam and wet wood. He had viewed it all with sickening fascination, the swiftness with which something so solid could be torn asunder, cored completely.

Sitting House photo
The Branzino photo

September 25, 2023 | Fiction

The Branzino

Greta Schledorn

I’ve always wanted someone to tell me what I want, to sell me on a life I want to live.

Molly and I Always Went To the Fancy Taco Bell in East Waterbury Instead of the Shitty One Downtown photo

September 24, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Molly and I Always Went To the Fancy Taco Bell in East Waterbury Instead of the Shitty One Downtown

Cash Compson

The summer she was without anyone

and I had just left the other girl

in Jersey City,

Molly and I kissed at her house. We were adults

who lived with our parents. She seemed like

For Jodi photo

September 22, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

For Jodi

E.B. Griffin

He was too poor to erect an everlasting monument in her likeness, all he could afford were words.  

September 21, 2023 | Nonfiction

No Saint, No Martyr

Gabriel Hart

I’m trying to do this story to get Kim’s feelings out there, but there seems to be a lot of secrecy and rumors about her death as if people are ashamed of how she died instead of why she died…

September 20, 2023 | Poetry


Oak Morse

half-empty gel pens used to spawn spiked poems

September 19, 2023 | Fiction

Bombs Bursting In Air: From New York to the Crystal Coast with the Wartime Author

Derek Maine

Literature is happening all of the time, all around us, all at once.

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.