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A Filling Station, A Falling Stallion photo
June 30, 2021 | Nonfiction

A Filling Station, A Falling Stallion

Amanda Scott

You held your mouth open but kept crying, the bread going soggy in your palm, your communion taken in vein because of course you were always the body and the blood.

Still Life photo
June 29, 2021 | Poetry

Still Life

Tawanda Mulalu

...I'm part of this thing where fish learned to walk...

Two Poems photo
June 28, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

John Luke Byrne

"poem w/ dukes up" and "facefaceface"

The Embarrassing Desires of An Ex-Chasidic College Student photo
June 27, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays

The Embarrassing Desires of An Ex-Chasidic College Student

Allie Zenwirth

My grandfather drives me up to Sarah Lawrence choking back tears. As soon as he leaves, I cut off my earlocks in the bathroom and change into Outside World clothing.

Solstice photo
June 27, 2021 | Comics


Megan Kirby

This spring was cloudy + wet so the world is green, green, green. 

Two Poems photo
June 25, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kennedi Killips

"lucky" and "trophy"

When You Have a Traumatic Brain Injury, You Should Really ‘See Stars’ photo
June 25, 2021 | Nonfiction

When You Have a Traumatic Brain Injury, You Should Really ‘See Stars’

Susan Hatters Friedman

Tom Selleck, in his best reverse mortgage voice, volunteers to call your parents and break the news that their daughter almost died. Your mom is happy to hear from him since she always liked Magnum P.I.

Waves of Fun photo
June 24, 2021 | Fiction

Waves of Fun

Dalton Monk

Big Bob sat beside me and watched women he classified as MILFs walk their kids to the pool with large, clear tubes.

All Yellow photo
June 24, 2021 | Poetry

All Yellow

Michael Colbert

...one with the exact yellow he loves...

Palm Springs Eternal: Allie Rowbottom Interviews Jon Lindsey photo
June 23, 2021 | Interview

Palm Springs Eternal: Allie Rowbottom Interviews Jon Lindsey

Allie Rowbottom

AR: This is a boundary and you are going to push against it


Old Haunts photo
June 23, 2021 | Fiction

Old Haunts

Kelcee Sykes

After she leaves, you still drive the same route to work.

Jayne St. Mansonfield photo
June 23, 2021 | Nonfiction

Jayne St. Mansonfield

Adam Klein


She arrived at my apartment at 3 a.m. with a soft suitcase on her head, a handle positioned over one eye. I could see the netting in her matted blonde wig. Her broken eyeliner and stained lips

Where Is My Haka? photo
June 22, 2021 | Nonfiction

Where Is My Haka?

Janet Rodriguez

After we finish doing the dinner dishes together, Mario heads into the living room and picks up the remote control.

“Guess what?” he says, turning on the TV. “New Zealand is playing England in

The Tulips photo
June 22, 2021 | Poetry

The Tulips

Emily Brown

become translucent as they die...

Two Poems photo
June 21, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Spencer Silverthorne

"Silverado Crush" and "This Is How You Throw a Party in Mykonos, Bitch"

Sphere photo
June 20, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays


Iva Moore

I saw into the face tattooed on his thigh and thought, I am not afraid.

Three Poems photo
June 18, 2021 | Poetry

Three Poems

Laci Mosier

"Smile!," "The Finest," and "The Young"

Untethered photo
June 18, 2021 | Nonfiction


Rachel Greenley

A robot took my uterus. Left my ovaries behind.

Showgirls (1995) photo
June 17, 2021 | Nonfiction

Showgirls (1995)

Milo R. Muise

When attempting to convince a group of friends to watch the 1995 film Showgirls, I compare it to the more recent Hustlers, but where Hustlers is invested in empowerment, Showgirls is invested in

Two Poems photo
June 17, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Khalisa Rae

"The First Time I Called Myself His Girl" and "You Google Drive-Thru Margaritas"

Bill Murray Solves Recycling photo
June 16, 2021 | Fiction

Bill Murray Solves Recycling

Robbie Maakestad

Bill Murray ponders a six-pack before writing once more.

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 8: "Water" photo
June 16, 2021 | Fiction

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 8: "Water"

Josh Sippie

Yoda’s thirst provided more difficult than anything he had faced on the planet before. He did not have running water, and couldn’t just pop down to Pel’Kiha’s Corner Store anymore.

Two Poems photo
June 15, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Em Brill

"commandment" and "do i miss you? that's none of my business"

The Conversation photo
June 14, 2021 | Poetry

The Conversation

Delilah Silberman

There was a time I had a flower in my mouth...

Listen To Track #10 photo
June 14, 2021 | Nonfiction

Listen To Track #10

Shome Dasgupta

Dr. Dolittle Soundtrack 
Track #3

Damn. This was the song—the song we danced to in perfect rhythm with each other. No words—just movement, and it was all in our shoulders. I never saw the

Every time I smell chlorine I think I’m in a brothel photo
June 13, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays

Every time I smell chlorine I think I’m in a brothel

Rupert Taylor

Going to work after you’ve been on an meth bender in a brothel is not a good idea,

Making Weight (pt. 6) photo
June 13, 2021 | Sunday Comics

Making Weight (pt. 6)

Denny Connolly

Previously on...
Part 5  ||  Part 4  ||  Part 3  ||  Part 2  ||  Part 1  ||  Prologue



Two Poems photo
June 11, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Will Mountain Cox

"Splendido Splendente" and "Salt and Pepper or Salt and Vinegar"

The Martian photo
June 10, 2021 | Poetry

The Martian

Chester Wilson III

I've got the alien walk down...

The Dragon photo
June 10, 2021 | Nonfiction

The Dragon

Jiordan Castle

Melanie is my yoga instructor. Sometimes she’s pregnant, other times not. Her voice is soothing in a way that would annoy me under other circumstances, like a preschool teacher without a preschool