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Trophy Black photo
March 12, 2021 | Fiction

Trophy Black

Michael Leal García

Hector loved, loved, loved having a black friend, but he could never admit it.

Mason Jar photo
March 10, 2021 | Fiction

Mason Jar


The thing about mason jars is that you can stuff them with anything you want: pasta, beans, ashes.

Waves and Seesaws photo
March 8, 2021 | Fiction

Waves and Seesaws

Ai Jiang

The quietness of No Frills was unnerving. The sound of wheels and the buzzing of the lights overhead filled Xiu's ears. 

Bank Job / On Publishing photo
March 5, 2021 | Fiction

Bank Job / On Publishing

Peter Krumbach

What am I doing on a train to Philadelphia?

Starskins photo
March 4, 2021 | Fiction


Mathew Burnside

Do you know how to leave this Earth? Because I really need to leave this Earth tonight. Jettison my skin. Supernova in a brilliant burst.

Anything But Tongue photo
March 2, 2021 | Fiction

Anything But Tongue

Maria Alejandra Barrios

Brains, when they are fried, don’t taste mushy and soft. They are tender and flavorful, like most battered things.

Phantom photo
March 1, 2021 | Fiction


K-Ming Chang / 張欣明

They were goldfish, and not even the pretty kind: they weren’t even really yellow, more like the color of the roots of your teeth, more like the color of a pus-glazed mosquito bite.


A Yellow Tulip photo
February 26, 2021 | Fiction

A Yellow Tulip

Nancy Freund

The moon came out, riding on a motorbike, his head hatted, silver-blue, attached.

Eating Away From Others photo
February 23, 2021 | Fiction

Eating Away From Others

Cameron Thomas Snyder

We compiled our snacks and made for the playhouse basement.

The Antagonizer photo
February 19, 2021 | Fiction

The Antagonizer

Gardner Mounce

Fuck you.

Plant List photo
February 18, 2021 | Fiction

Plant List

Gabrielle Griffis

Holly had a list of endangered plants.

Winter Dance Party photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

Winter Dance Party

Brett Biebel

I never kissed another man, but I danced for one once.

The Barber photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

The Barber

Marisela Navarro

“Are you open?” "For you, yes."

Baby Cakes photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

Baby Cakes

Jon Stuart Peterson

“Baby Cakes.” I don’t think she has ever called me that.

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


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


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.

Recent Books


Mik Grantham


"Mik Grantham is a real killer. One of my favorite artists working today. HARDCORE is not hard to read"

 - Bud Smith, author of Teenager (Vintage) 

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


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


Garielle Lutz is the author of The Complete Gary Lutz, among other books.