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Mirror Test photo
November 11, 2020 | Fiction

Mirror Test

J.T. Sutlive

We know we are eels.

Econolodge photo
November 11, 2020 | Poetry

Econolodge

J. Taylor Bell

it must have been the fifth...

Stag photo
November 11, 2020 | Poetry

Stag

Nick Soluri

Outside a window a stag picks at an apple core,
its antlers, tilted downwards, catch on a branch,
it stumbles, takes a breath, regains its footing.
                        A wooden sign—nondescript

THE BACKSTORY IS [NOT] THE STORY photo
November 10, 2020 | Fiction

THE BACKSTORY IS [NOT] THE STORY

Ellen Rhudy

This is a story you’ve heard before. There’s a girl, let’s call her a young woman, with [blond / brown] hair and [blue / brown] eyes. Maybe you say these details are unimportant, but you know how they

Two Poems photo
November 9, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Ben Togut

"Two Men Dancing" and "Gloaming: August"

The Bulldagger photo
November 8, 2020 | Rejected Modern Love Essay

The Bulldagger

Andrea Routley

I like sex in fiction to be full of ambivalence—undeniable lust mixed with doubt or disgust. I have done things with lovers I don’t want to tell anyone. 

Words Fail, Chapter 1c: Fighting the Fog photo
November 8, 2020 | Comics

Words Fail, Chapter 1c: Fighting the Fog

​Angus Woodward

Previously on...

Chapter 1a: Converging
Chapter 1b: Crisis 

 

 

Your Ghosting Year photo
November 7, 2020 | Long(ish) Stories

Your Ghosting Year

Billy Hallal

January

Your friends want to go out for New Year’s. You do not.

They prod and cajole you: come on, it’ll be fuuuuuuun.

It’s not that you don’t like going out. You will more than happily join

My First Mosh Pit photo
November 7, 2020 | My First...

My First Mosh Pit

Kara Vernor

I started high school miserable. By my sophomore year, I was looping Sinead O’Connor on my headphones, the album with “Nothing Compares to You” and “I am Stretched on your Grave,” and trying not to

Two Poems photo
November 6, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Serena Solin

"The Courtyard" and "Double Jeopardy"

Why Look For the Animals? photo
November 5, 2020 | Nonfiction

Why Look For the Animals?

Alexandria Peary

In contrast to wild animals, pets are timelines left on the floor. These models of accelerated, abridged lives can be found to the right of the Lazy Boy and the magazine rack.

There Was an Entire Chicken photo
November 5, 2020 | Poetry

There Was an Entire Chicken

Lisa Hiton

one from the spit where I watched them...

In Ram Corpse photo
November 4, 2020 | Fiction

In Ram Corpse

Christopher Notarnicola

"He slept among a pile of used truck tires ..."

Two Shorts photo
November 4, 2020 | Fiction

Two Shorts

Matthew Minicucci

For as long as Mark could remember, he had wanted to save someone from a wolf. He had wanted it to happen in a specific way. Peculiar even.

Under Oath photo
November 3, 2020 | Poetry

Under Oath

Sophia Ha

Two cop cars nose to rear...

24 photo
November 3, 2020 | Jukebox Happy Hour

24

Becca Yenser

Song: “Seventeen”

 

You can’t skateboard over road work. But you can wipe your bloody hands on your jeans; blood doesn’t look right going down a drain. Later you see a twenty dollar bill on the

Thunderstorm Facts photo
November 2, 2020 | Fiction

Thunderstorm Facts

Chris Vanjonack

Thunderstorms form in dense, towering vertical clouds. The necessary factors for a storm to develop are moisture, rising unstable air, and a lifting mechanism. A single bolt of lightning is five times

TGOYI photo
November 1, 2020 | Rejected Modern Love Essay

TGOYI

Natalie Villacorta

Not knowing was better than being disappointed. If I didn’t know what TGOYI meant, it could mean anything.