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Maribou Slippers photo
September 10, 2015 | Coutoure Noir

Maribou Slippers

Tabitha Blankenbiller

Near the end of my acting gig, my Frederick’s of Hollywood maribou slippers faltered. They could practically touch the finish line, one mere show’s worth of clomping away.

When I picked up the

Fiesta Barbie photo
March 27, 2015 | Coutoure Noir

Fiesta Barbie

Tabitha Blankenbiller

The dress was in my periphery for a lifetime before I searched for it, before I found and bought and wore it like an explanation.

Ugly Sweater photo
January 2, 2015 | Coutoure Noir

Ugly Sweater

Tabitha Blankenbiller

I wanted to tell her to fuck off, but I didn’t know the term yet. “Okay,” I said.  It was the blandest, safest response to something I knew in my marrow there was no escaping. 

Effortless photo
October 10, 2014 | Coutoure Noir

Effortless

Tabitha Blankenbiller

We were halfway through our second-date dinner when I realized that my shirt was on backwards.

“Oh,” said Tom, a flat thud to my confession. “I didn’t notice.”

I watched him chew, staring

Recent Books

Nudes

Elle Nash

“Transgressive and immediate: you feel these stories shoot through and wrap around you.” 

             - Kyle F. Williams, Full Stop Magazine

 

Worsted

Garielle Lutz

“Lutz’s work is a marvel of the possibilities of language.  Each of her sentences is an intricately crafted thing, deeply complex yet crystalline in its clarity . . . her command of each and every word remains supreme.” --Mira Braneck, The Paris Review Daily

"Worsted sees the undeniable unicorn of the American sentence sprout pearlescent, fractally chiseled wings and take flight like Pegasus over the letters landscape."  --Big Bruiser Dope Boy

 

Her Lesser Work

Elizabeth Ellen

"Her Lesser Work is far and away my favorite of your books, and 'G.O.A.T' in particular is a blast of brilliance."

     -Garielle Lutz

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     -Rebecca van Laer