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None of Your Business photo
October 16, 2012 | Fiction

None of Your Business

Wyatt Bonikowski

The gas station guy said, You folks all right?

The Closing photo
October 10, 2012 | Fiction

The Closing

T.D. Johnston

An excited murmur came to life when the audience was informed of the PhD in Biogenetics, the B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and then the sweet icing: the minor in English.
 

The Fan Explodes Before We Go to Chicago photo
October 9, 2012 | Fiction

The Fan Explodes Before We Go to Chicago

Lex Sonne

Before she left for Avignon, before we left for Chicago, she said, “I miss my nephew. I miss Joshua, and I want a baby.” The sycamores in Clark Park moved in close. There were three Ethiopian kids

Wrangler photo
October 7, 2012 | Commercial Fiction

Wrangler

Dave Housley

“I thought you were going to play football,” she says.

“Yeah,” I say.

“You’re wearing jeans.”

“Yes.”

She is folding laundry, matching socks. She rolls a pair into a neat ball and

Seven Pieces from "Future Project" photo
October 4, 2012 | Fiction

Seven Pieces from "Future Project"

James Grinwis

 

FUTURE 45

There was a pile of sticks on the edge of the world. In it, numerous things of interest were living. One was a lawyer who enjoyed eating fried chicken at unusually early times

A List of Our Demands photo
October 2, 2012 | Fiction

A List of Our Demands

Leif Haven

When found in this situation we realize that it is customary to provide a list of demands or a ransom note. We have discussed amongst ourselves what we would like. We even included the hostages in

Coors Light photo
September 30, 2012 | Commercial Fiction

Coors Light

Dave Housley

It is noon. Very hot. The Denver sun’s pitiless spotlight pushes down upon pedestrians carrying briefcases or carryout lunches. Like ants under a child’s magnifying glass, they skitter along the

Cialis photo
September 23, 2012 | Commercial Fiction

Cialis

Dave Housley

How he got the resort people to put these tubs out here, I have no idea.

An Interview with Michael Martone photo
September 21, 2012 | Fiction, Interview

An Interview with Michael Martone

Matthew Baker

In 2010, Michael Martone began conducting a series of interviews. Each of these interviews was written under the pen name Matthew Baker, each of these interviews was titled “An Interview with

Word Counts photo
September 20, 2012 | Fiction

Word Counts

Tasha Matsumoto

Doesn’t it always begin with a contraction, a fluttering musclequake, birding in your heart?

I Love You! photo
September 11, 2012 | Fiction

I Love You!

Ethel Rohan

The monkey breeder interviews her suitability over the phone.

Agreements photo
September 5, 2012 | Fiction

Agreements

Michael Don

A little man in a boat paddles laps around a toilet bowl.

from the vault: The Novelist by Tao Lin photo
September 1, 2012 | from the vault, Fiction

from the vault: The Novelist by Tao Lin

Elizabeth Ellen looks back at Tao Lin's "The Novelist" from Hobart, Aug./Sept. '04.

from the vault: Overhanded by Amy Minton photo
September 1, 2012 | Fiction, from the vault

from the vault: Overhanded by Amy Minton

Matthew Simmons looks back at Amy Minton's "Overhanded" from Hobart, May '07, and also her interviews, and just her awesomeness in general.

from the vault: The Exit Colony by Spencer Dew photo
September 1, 2012 | Fiction, from the vault

from the vault: The Exit Colony by Spencer Dew

Jac Jemc looks back at Spencer Dew's "The Exit Colony" from Hobart October '04.

from the vault: Belly by Glen Pourciau photo
September 1, 2012 | Fiction, from the vault

from the vault: Belly by Glen Pourciau

Jensen Beach looks back at Glen Pourciau's "Belly" from Hobart October '08.

from the vault: Two Shorts by Aaron Gwyn photo
September 1, 2012 | Fiction, from the vault

from the vault: Two Shorts by Aaron Gwyn

Aaron Burch looks back at two Aaron Gwyn shorts from Hobart, early 2002.

The Haunt of Santa Fe photo
June 1, 2012 | Fiction

The Haunt of Santa Fe

Ashley Bethard

"She had lost something, but she was not sure what."

Driving to Olympia photo
June 1, 2012 | Fiction

Driving to Olympia

Lynn Gordon

"It was terrible the way we were fighting, Janine saying how many other girlfriends of yours are going to call me, pulling out the ashtray and stubbing her Doral cigarette..."

Reduction photo
June 1, 2012 | Fiction

Reduction

Juliet Escoria

"This was the old days, back when you could go down to Tijuana without a passport."

Three Shorts photo
June 1, 2012 | Fiction

Three Shorts

Alex Streiff

"We go to the golf course with a case of Busch and two deep-sea fishing rods fitted with steel leaders."

Ping-Pong, 12 Loring Place photo
May 2, 2012 | Fiction

Ping-Pong, 12 Loring Place

Meagan Cass

 

It was the day after Christmas when our parents began to argue and we went down to the basement, to our new Titan 360 Pro ping-pong table, my brother Ari and I. We were unsure about the game

Wind photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

Wind

Elizabeth Crane

 

On the last day of her life, my grandmother woke up, went into the bathroom to brush her teeth, and looked into the mirror to discover that she was bald. Oh! she said. That's a fright. This

The Baby photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

The Baby

Pamela Harcourt

 

The Baby's signature sportcoat was caught in the cab door again. "Every danged time," he muttered into his coffee. He disliked being seen riding in a cab, certain that others assumed he had a

The Buddy System photo
May 1, 2012 | Fiction

The Buddy System

Jon Morgan Davies

 

The afternoon David was fired for stealing company office supplies and reselling them in an office superstore parking lot, the four verificationists took lunch ninety minutes late to see the

Recent Books

Nudes

Elle Nash

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

             - Kyle F. Williams, Full Stop Magazine

 

Her Lesser Work

Elizabeth Ellen

"[Her Lesser Work] is a collection of mordant and formally inventive stories circling themes of, let’s say, desire and escape within repressive structures."

      -Walker Caplan, Literary Hub

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

 

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