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In the Kingdom of Heaven and Mom Blogs photo
December 31, 2018 | Nonfiction

In the Kingdom of Heaven and Mom Blogs

Hanna Brooks Olsen

A Godly woman has to make a living, after all.

Happy New Year photo
December 31, 2018 | Poetry

Happy New Year

Emily Alexander

I tried to look / like I was looking for someone above...

No One Asks the Harpy photo
December 30, 2018 | Nonfiction

No One Asks the Harpy

Erin Lynch

My friend told me, it’s just about you needing control. I did not respond when she said this. Considering nothing is just about anything.

Two Poems photo
December 28, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Josh Gaines & Ben Clark

"We argue about whether we should be more frightened" and "I tried to lose myself once"

Two photo
December 27, 2018 | Fiction


C. Allen Harrison

I took a ferry there with Babas—I was calling her Babas—she was calling me Clod I think.

Lacunae  photo
December 26, 2018 | Fiction


Nathan Dragon

That this was the case for him. 

Gauchos photo
December 25, 2018 | Fiction


Joseph Grantham

He writes a bad poem and it’s a love poem and it’s for her and he sits down on the floor and then he stands up and goes into the kitchen and opens the refrigerator door and sees that there’s an apple in the bottom drawer.

Sharp Cheddar with Dijon on Rye photo
December 24, 2018 | Fiction

Sharp Cheddar with Dijon on Rye

Christina Craigo

He watched the door, and saw that it wanted to open.

Arts and Crafts photo
December 21, 2018 | Poetry

Arts and Crafts

Rachel Tramonte

Today I bought blue yarn and brand-new silver nails...

Climate and Human Activity: An Excerpt photo
December 21, 2018 | Fiction

Climate and Human Activity: An Excerpt

Kayla Blatchley

She had grown up and now lived in a cold climate that encouraged looking down.

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 1: "The Landing" photo
December 20, 2018 | Fiction

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 1: "The Landing"

Josh Sippie

Yoda sat atop the wreckage of his escape pod, still creaking from skidding into the murky swamp hours prior

In the Big, Big House photo
December 20, 2018 | Nonfiction

In the Big, Big House

Hank Stephenson

Please God forgive me. Please God forgive me.

Ant Lifeboat photo
December 19, 2018 | Fiction

Ant Lifeboat

Annie Woods

The day my brother died, my mom ran naked in the street.

Miami photo
December 18, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour


Zoe Contros Kearl

You’re in Miami and you're driving under the banyans and the palms and you're heading away from the tennis courts by the water and you're looking at the sky above the parkway and you're heading home and sometimes it feels like you'll always be in Miami.

Two Poems photo
December 17, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Aaron Smith

"Blooper Reel" and "A History of Sex"

After We Left photo
December 17, 2018 | Fiction

After We Left

Michael Cuglietta

The guy at the hardware store convinced me to buy a bag of concrete mix.

Hard To Know photo
December 15, 2018 | Fiction

Hard To Know

Sophie McCreesh

I remember playing some songs at four in the morning and asking if you liked them. What the songs sounded like doesn’t matter now. I only knew a little about songs back then but I know a bit more

Hinterland Transmissions: Tackling Homelessness photo
December 14, 2018 | Dispatches

Hinterland Transmissions: Tackling Homelessness

Steve Anwyll

The bum drags himself off the floor. Then comes on nice. Real buddy buddy shit.

Excerpt from The Old Colonialists photo
December 14, 2018 | Fiction

Excerpt from The Old Colonialists

Sam Michel

A few of the Greater Mosquitoes jogged by with their boards across the flats, all chest and teeth and bleach-brown hair and headed joyous to the break.  They ran full on down the slope, stepped high

Risk Mitigation at the Dawn of My Conceivable Extinction photo
December 13, 2018 | Nonfiction

Risk Mitigation at the Dawn of My Conceivable Extinction

Paulette Perhach

While the atmosphere pumps steroids into hurricanes, let me feel the Ecuadorian sun on my face.

Two Poems photo
December 13, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Rainie Oet

"Wild Seeds of Plums" and "Old Name"

Pyschics photo
December 12, 2018 | Nonfiction


Amanda McNeil

Once Katie swiped my card I began to panic. This was exactly how people accidentally joined cults. They just found some charismatic, manipulative person and started giving them all their money. 

Through the Wall photo
December 12, 2018 | Fiction

Through the Wall

Harris Lahti

It’s weird at first. The tenants through the wall. Inhabiting what used to be one-half of their home. The clanging pots and toilet flushes, heavy footsteps. The second truck in the driveway beside

That Night photo
December 11, 2018 | Nonfiction

That Night

Annette Covrigaru

“Hide the Tzahal patch,” he warned before seeing me off.

Two Stories photo
December 11, 2018 | Fiction

Two Stories

Fiona Foster


Up north she took her daughter for a walk to see the woods. Their host’s big yellow dog came along. The snow was deep. The dog was off and ranging. She crept under a fir tree and showed her

Witness photo
December 11, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour


Matt Whelihan

And while I could mythologize those years as a win for self-actualization—I did start that band—it was also a time of anxiety and frustration. 

Two Poems photo
December 10, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Elliott Sky Case

"Nereid, Compromised" and "Day One"

The Dormitory  photo
December 10, 2018 | Fiction

The Dormitory 

Rob Walsh

At midnight there was a knock on our door, and though our hallmates often knocked at this hour

December 7, 2018 | Fiction


Jason Reed-Mundell

The film was a Disney re-release, full of rollicking creatures with wide-flung arms emitting human sounds through smiles that hummed and flickered like radio speakers.  Blake was too drunk to follow what was going on, but he ate his popcorn and drifted in and out of sleep, and the things were laughing and singing to him. 

Two Poems photo
December 7, 2018 | Poetry

Two Poems

Chris Campanioni

"Give Us the Runway & We Will Lift the World" and "Instructions in the Event of an Emergency"