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A Lesbian's Guide to Cave Exploration photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

A Lesbian's Guide to Cave Exploration

Maggie Cooper

There is nothing, Lois says, gayer than spelunking.

Reign in Bliss photo
February 11, 2021 | Fiction

Reign in Bliss

Crow Jonah Norlander

He wondered, "What if I never get out of the shower?" and just like that he never did.

Refreshments at the Execution photo
February 9, 2021 | Fiction

Refreshments at the Execution

Will Kelly

Four opted for the coffee and three chose the water.

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 7: "Mud" photo
February 8, 2021 | Fiction

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 7: "Mud"

Josh Sippie

Being able to walk in a straight line is not something Yoda had ever taught himself to appreciate. The sidewalks on Coruscant, on Alderaan, even on Kashyyyk, they took the user where they wanted to go...

January Fiction Deluxe!! photo
February 6, 2021 | Fiction

January Fiction Deluxe!!

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Round and Round photo
February 5, 2021 | Fiction

Round and Round

Katherine Gleason

They adopted a dog, a fuzzy white mutt, and named her Alice B. Toklas.

Quiet photo
February 2, 2021 | Fiction

Quiet

Siel Ju

The crazy girls are the ones that won’t disappear.

Everyone Loves Us and We Do Not Die and We Never Sleep Alone photo
February 1, 2021 | Fiction

Everyone Loves Us and We Do Not Die and We Never Sleep Alone

Haley Morton

Every day we both live.

The Snow Wall photo
January 29, 2021 | Fiction

The Snow Wall

Greg Tebbano

There were no ways around. There was reverse, but that was its own failure.

Heidi & Bob photo
January 28, 2021 | Fiction

Heidi & Bob

Jon Lindsey

She is thinking that when you make love, your brain opens, and everyone knows what you are thinking, and you know what everyone else is thinking, so your husband knows what you are thinking and can control you.

Nightcap photo
January 27, 2021 | Fiction

Nightcap

Mingpei Li

They had taken up four of the ten seats in the sushi restaurant, and the smallness of the room made them serious and giddy, as if they were being admitted to a secret.

Hold Music photo
January 26, 2021 | Fiction

Hold Music

Zac Smith

Greg listened to hold music while rereading the suicide note.

Billy James Henry & Peachy photo
January 25, 2021 | Fiction

Billy James Henry & Peachy

Connor Goodwin

I told him about Nebraska and how it was a dried up ancient ocean bed, how farmers harvested corn and clicks, how there might be kings buried under the freshly tilled soil or angels who dusted the August crops.

Reno photo
January 22, 2021 | Fiction

Reno

Daniel Burgess

When the ground thaws and the air grows thin, the boys come crawling out of the valley to your doorstep at the foot of Mount Rose.

Tear a Little Twig photo
January 21, 2021 | Fiction

Tear a Little Twig

Mersiha Bruncevic

Had I broken a vase, it wouldn’t be as bad. Events like that are outside of reasonable control. Anybody can slip and trip over a vase.

Ghosts photo
January 20, 2021 | Fiction

Ghosts

Matt Greene

 It was weird seeing him without a hair wrap, without roller blades, his uniform in college, weird seeing him instead in a pastel button-up.

Moskva photo
January 19, 2021 | Fiction

Moskva

LJ Pemberton

We’d read in a tour book that the Moscow clubs had shoe and face policies, which meant your shoes had to be killer and your face had to be hot...

Kissing Coco photo
January 15, 2021 | Fiction

Kissing Coco

Emily Lowe

Coco with hairs between her eyes she had me pluck sometimes at sleepovers, and eyes that opened me up like I needed fixing.

The Best a Man Can Get photo
January 14, 2021 | Fiction

The Best a Man Can Get

Steven Arcieri

Shaving his neck to impress...

Genius Loci photo
January 13, 2021 | Fiction

Genius Loci

Brittany Ackerman

She imagined walking barefoot across the grass in the backyard, sitting in the hammock and reading that book her teacher from graduate school had published.

Dead Dog Spot photo
January 12, 2021 | Fiction

Dead Dog Spot

Cory Bennet

The landscape was a flat dimension, no mountains or hills. Farmland and ramshackle homes that looked like collages, you could see the years in them.

Some Lost Dog? photo
January 11, 2021 | Fiction

Some Lost Dog?

Dana Liebelson

She looks away but can’t get the photo out of her mind, like gazing at the sun, an electric blotch.

Ghost photo
January 8, 2021 | Fiction

Ghost

Emma Hodson

I saw her in front of us then, and she struck me: white parka down to mid-calf meeting white Ugg boots, white hood drawn over head.

Culler Release Program photo
January 7, 2021 | Fiction

Culler Release Program

Joshua English

Usually I’d just as soon look away from cruelty, but Lemuel flung that chicken square at my face and my first instinct was to swat her, fretting her clipped wings and shrieking like a raspy old woman, down on the heads of the others. Simple reflex.

While The Men Go Hunt the Shark, Mrs. Brody Meets her Lover photo
January 6, 2021 | Fiction

While The Men Go Hunt the Shark, Mrs. Brody Meets her Lover

Megan Pillow

But here, in the house at the edge of the ocean, there is no camera, and so Mrs. Brody awaits her lover. 

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

"Um, is 'Plant Hospital' both the hottest story and the hottest piece of literary gossip of the decade?!"

     -Rebecca van Laer