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A Writer's Work: an Interview with JoAnna Novak photo
November 9, 2021 | Interview

A Writer's Work: an Interview with JoAnna Novak

Michael Deagler

When we talk about a writer’s work, we are talking about the things she makes: poems, essays, books. It’s a mercantile word to apply to the artistic process, and yet it’s an inescapable one. Short

Two Poems photo
November 8, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Alyssa Froehling

How much sadness is held in each head?

Earl photo
November 8, 2021 | Fiction

Earl

Peter Krumbach

We’d thought he only taxidermized celebrities’ pets. But then we saw him crossing the yard carrying Mickey Rooney.

Hello: It's Not Me You're Looking For photo
November 7, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays

Hello: It's Not Me You're Looking For

Luna Adler

Like Richie’s “Hello,” Adele’s “Hello” is also an ode to longing.

Two Hot Girl Poems photo
November 5, 2021 | Poetry

Two Hot Girl Poems

Mara Beneway

My god is a walk around the block.
My god is a bouquet of bodega asters.

Rambler photo
November 5, 2021 | Fiction

Rambler

Glen Pourciau

She smiles and waves at me. I return her smile, mine more faint than hers, and I see her catching sight of something or someone behind me.

Tidewater Raising photo
November 4, 2021 | Poetry

Tidewater Raising

Matt Mitchell

a tattoo artist inks a stigmata River Gorge Bridge beneath my armpit

Unabashed photo
November 3, 2021 | Fiction

Unabashed

Sean Ennis

A couple was making love outdoors while a grizzly bear watched—it was a tv show— and I thought, this reminds me of me.

Two Poems photo
November 3, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Ezra Lebovitz

I have never touched a cow or even
another man.

Centerpiece photo
November 2, 2021 | Nonfiction

Centerpiece

Justin Chandler

Under the pretense of repairing things, I go to prove I am not broken.

Penelope Went to Episcopal Church Feeling Melancholy photo
November 1, 2021 | Nonfiction

Penelope Went to Episcopal Church Feeling Melancholy

Jade Song

I will never read this essay out loud, so let me take some risks:

Almond, salmon, Episcopal, peony, Adidas, melancholy, mischievous.

In my head: Owl-mund, sal-MON, epic-SKO-poll.

I add force

Two Poems About Role Play photo
November 1, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems About Role Play

Dorothy Chan

Triple Sonnet Because She’s a Little Pornish

            Rita says my bangs make me look Good Girl
in the pornish way, reminding me of the slo mo
            when the East Asian model lowers her