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Poem at Ten photo
October 15, 2019 | Poetry

Poem at Ten

Tamer Sa’id Mostafa

It is late, mid-July...

The Replacements photo
October 15, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

The Replacements

Remy Barnes

I hope you’re still unsatisfied. I hope you’re keeping your nose clean. 

Bird In Love photo
October 14, 2019 | Fiction

Bird In Love

Kelsey Ipsen

When it is morning morning I dress myself in nice human clothes. I am ready to leave the garden, but I do not leave the garden.

JOKER photo
October 11, 2019 | movie reviews

JOKER

Sean Kilpatrick

Baby’s first ethics class shouldn’t be the media

from Knock It Off photo
October 11, 2019 | Poetry

from Knock It Off

Tara Boswell-Ramirez

When your father and I found out you were a boy I remembered the time in my early twenties a co-worker at my first restaurant job... more

Bears photo
October 10, 2019 | Nonfiction

Bears

Marlene Olin

A vacation, after all, is just geography.

Jersey Shore, but if Snooki was Giant photo
October 10, 2019 | Fiction

Jersey Shore, but if Snooki was Giant

Tara Lemma

It is not comfortable to be on the show anymore, but Snooki never finished veterinary school and she needs the money.

angel a.m. photo
October 9, 2019 | Poetry

angel a.m.

Louis Packard

soju smooch...

Someone Cleans the Bathrooms photo
October 9, 2019 | Fiction

Someone Cleans the Bathrooms

Corey Farrenkopf

Glenn cleaned public bathrooms at beaches across Harwich, Massachusetts.

Imaginos photo
October 8, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Imaginos

Sean Gill

There’s a complex mythology to this album, one that plunges the BÖC back catalogue into a cauldron of secret histories and magick mirrors and extraterrestrial visitors.

Hibernation photo
October 7, 2019 | Poetry

Hibernation

Lillian Sickler

in the poem ava wrote, the one...

We’re Required to Do These Things Just as Salmon Swim Upstream photo
October 4, 2019 | Fiction

We’re Required to Do These Things Just as Salmon Swim Upstream

Carling Berkhout

Do us in quick, I begged, do me easy.

Soy La Teacher photo
October 4, 2019 | Nonfiction

Soy La Teacher

Myriam Gurba

SOMETIMES WHITE PEOPLE THINK THAT YELLING FACILITATES LANGUAGE ACQUISITION.

Two Poems photo
October 3, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Emily Blair

"The Hen Who Pecked Her Children to Death" and "I Take My Partner to a Wedding"

Apologies photo
October 3, 2019 | Nonfiction

Apologies

Courtney Cook

Dear              ,
I’m sorry that on your birthday you lost all your money gambling while I made $250.

Dispatches from the Treehouse: I Hope Your Parents Are Proud photo
October 2, 2019 | Dispatches from the Treehouse

Dispatches from the Treehouse: I Hope Your Parents Are Proud

Joseph Horton

We have not seen Mark for the rest of the season, confirming my steadfast belief that he was either a criminal masquerading as an employee or an employee who was immediately fired once his conduct towards an Access Member and celebrated Hobart columnist was discovered.

The Bottom of the Order: Every Fifth Day photo
October 2, 2019 | The Bottom of the Order

The Bottom of the Order: Every Fifth Day

Andrew Forbes

THE SEATTLE MARINERS' history is one long tale of woe studded with infrequently dazzling displays of... more

The Same Space Your Ghost Inhabits: An Interview with Sam Ross photo
October 1, 2019 | Interview

The Same Space Your Ghost Inhabits: An Interview with Sam Ross

Doug Paul Case

I'm four months late posting this interview, and that's on me, but it's a testament to Sam Ross's debut collection, Company, that... more

Chemistry Lesson photo
October 1, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Chemistry Lesson

Stewart Schley

That chorus, the coda of “Famous Last Words,” which closes the album except for the gimmick bonus “Blood,” pretty much saved me.

500 Words on Immortality  photo
September 30, 2019 | Nonfiction

500 Words on Immortality 

Dimitry Saïd Chamy

Only 498 words remain. So, let's turn to death.

The Contest  photo
September 27, 2019 | Nonfiction

The Contest 

Margaret Sherwin

From the time I was seven until I started taking Seroquel, an anti-psychotic, I had this unending feeling of doom.  ‘My go to’, be that of death.

Three Poems photo
September 26, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems

Fiona Helmsley

I kept my thoughts about Bitchface Becky to myself

 but then Beyoncé did something magical

The Night I Could Have Met the Real Matt Damon photo
September 25, 2019 | Nonfiction

The Night I Could Have Met the Real Matt Damon

Sarah Broussard Weaver

Our waitress bustles around smiling a strangely huge smile for this boring work night. My boyfriend Nick and I don’t follow football and weren’t invited to any parties, and since most Texans are either holding or attending parties the place is pretty deserted. After the waitress brings our waters she follows her normal script and asks if we want to try a signature TGI Fridays drink, but her eyes keep dancing to the bar behind us.

Four Poems  photo
September 25, 2019 | Poetry

Four Poems 

Kamden Hilliard

Very Crowded Bar but Ain’t No1 Make Their Way to the ICC yet?

Fell sorrow’s small intestine ;... more

Delete All Future Events  photo
September 24, 2019 | Fiction

Delete All Future Events 

Brian Bartels

Perhaps we are simply trying to figure out how to stay inside a relationship – our relationship – and figure out how to physically exit the space we currently inhabit and enter another. 

Two Poems  photo
September 23, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Carlo Matos

Orange

It’s a child’s color                        or it should be             tasting like early... more

My First Game Console: Nintendo Entertainment System photo
September 21, 2019 | My First...

My First Game Console: Nintendo Entertainment System

David Armand

My wife and kids and I are driving around in New Orleans, not too far from where I spent the first... more

‘Getting Cancelled Means You Are Permanently Working Class’: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews Brian Allen Carr photo
September 20, 2019 | Interview

‘Getting Cancelled Means You Are Permanently Working Class’: Elizabeth Ellen Interviews Brian Allen Carr

Elizabeth Ellen

When I was younger, if you had a hard time following rules, you became an artist.

Now, if you have a hard time following rules, you become an entrepreneur.

People in the literary world follow rules the most.

Quick Stop photo
September 20, 2019 | Fiction

Quick Stop

Christina Drill

I was seventeen, so he was a man — had I been older, maybe not.

Abierto photo
September 20, 2019 | Poetry

Abierto

Rafael E. Gonzalez

adj. 

What you came here to witness
is my body laying sideways,

                asking you between chuckles,
                “Baby, can... more