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Vonnegut’s Velvet-Clawed Hawk photo
January 31, 2020 | Fiction

Vonnegut’s Velvet-Clawed Hawk

Kristin Bonilla

I can see him weakening, even if he can’t.

You Against You photo
January 31, 2020 | Nonfiction

You Against You

James Yates

If Clubber Lang just chilled out, he would’ve been in Rocky’s corner, too.

Vestigial photo
January 30, 2020 | Nonfiction

Vestigial

Claire Hodgdon

Privacy, he called it, in my house full of men. Otherwise: quarantine.

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 4: "Sinkhole" photo
January 30, 2020 | Fiction

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 4: "Sinkhole"

Josh Sippie

“Foresee this, I did not,” Yoda commiserated. But he knew what he had to do. He just didn’t know if he could do it. 

I Would Be a Better Woman If I Were Dumber or Nicer photo
January 29, 2020 | Poetry

I Would Be a Better Woman If I Were Dumber or Nicer

Carrie Murphy

People are always saying...

A Kind of Miracle photo
January 28, 2020 | Nonfiction

A Kind of Miracle

Evan Senie

Marlon, breath puffing out in the cool morning air, says to no one that if the students cry, he will cry too. This isn’t a process you want to see again through new eyes.

Go Big or Go Home photo
January 27, 2020 | Poetry

Go Big or Go Home

Michael Meyerhofer

Here come the ones who chose / the second option...

New York Strange, vol. 1 photo
January 26, 2020 | New York Strange

New York Strange, vol. 1

Caits Meissner

My First Porn Video  photo
January 25, 2020 | My First...

My First Porn Video 

Adeniyi Ademoroti

You would have believed on the screen was where my attention stayed.

Two Poems photo
January 24, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Derrick Austin

"Letter to Brandon" and "Poem for Julián"

Nativity Scene photo
January 23, 2020 | Poetry

Nativity Scene

Josh Tvrdy

After I jack off to hardcore gay porn...

A Problem of Vertigo photo
January 23, 2020 | Nonfiction

A Problem of Vertigo

Elizabeth Horneber

Recently, I told my mother that I used to climb out of the bathroom window in the upstairs and crawl out onto the chimney ledge, where one slip of the ankle, knee, wrist, and I would have fallen three stories onto cement. Perhaps it began as another peace offering—I was trying to amuse her.

First Prize photo
January 22, 2020 | Poetry

First Prize

Ottavia Silvestri

curly like a / shiba inu's tail...

If I Took Them photo
January 21, 2020 | Fiction

If I Took Them

Jiordan Castle

I’m not trying to justify myself. I’m trying to tell you something.

Jászárokszállás, Hungary, or Anywhere, USA photo
January 20, 2020 |

Jászárokszállás, Hungary, or Anywhere, USA

Annell López

You didn't ask for it then. You're not asking for it now.

Up North: Hummingbird photo
January 19, 2020 | Sunday Comics

Up North: Hummingbird

Crystal S. Gibbins

My First Real Sneakers photo
January 18, 2020 | My First...

My First Real Sneakers

Christian Aguiar

There was no way you could have a pair of Nikes and get clowned.

Touch photo
January 17, 2020 | Fiction

Touch

Laura Huey Chamberlain

By now I have learned that sometimes, as Tricia pummels away at the backs of my thighs, I can tolerate a memory or two of George.

Having Been Called Dirt photo
January 16, 2020 | Poetry

Having Been Called Dirt

Joe Betz

the water's instant when still...

More Filling Than Berries photo
January 16, 2020 | Fiction

More Filling Than Berries

Katherine O’Hara

Mississippi Man and I been dating for a few months now and we ain’t said it yet.

Pink photo
January 15, 2020 | Nonfiction

Pink

Tammy Delatorre

There was a yearning in me for her soft whiteness, which went powdery pink in her most private of places.

All the Trees of the Field Will Clap Their Hands photo
January 14, 2020 | Poetry

All the Trees of the Field Will Clap Their Hands

Alec Prevett

I want to be remembered like this: taut...

AirBnB (St. Louis) photo
January 14, 2020 | Fiction

AirBnB (St. Louis)

Sean Ennis

Under what circumstances do we find ourselves here?

Echoing photo
January 13, 2020 | Comics

Echoing

Sam Nakahira

On W. 14th I Suddenly Recall Running Into the Street to Die photo
January 10, 2020 | Nonfiction

On W. 14th I Suddenly Recall Running Into the Street to Die

Angie Kang

In that moment through blinding lights and pelting rain, I saw the police telling my parents what I’d done.

Two Poems photo
January 9, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Briana Campbell

"Triple Sonnet to My Harriet Tubman 20" and "Ode to the Lunch Lady"

Yvonne photo
January 9, 2020 | Fiction

Yvonne

Ciera Burch

“Yvonne?” she called out. 

Possum photo
January 7, 2020 | Nonfiction

Possum

Kristine Langley Mahler

I told this story as a party trick for years.

Two Poems photo
January 6, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Alex Manley

"Brooklyn Roof" and "Querying"

duckrabbit photo
January 6, 2020 | Fiction

duckrabbit

Alyssa Quinn

when encountering the duckrabbit ...