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Tell Me How You Really Feel photo
November 27, 2018 | Fiction

Tell Me How You Really Feel

Claire Hopple

CALL ME BACK, the wall of the defaced bathroom stall said.

Steal One Thing From Work Every Day photo
November 26, 2018 | Fiction

Steal One Thing From Work Every Day

Joseph Parker Okay

Tori hugged the tree and went home and immediately started petting her dog

Sour Widows  photo
November 23, 2018 | Fiction

Sour Widows 

Henry Hoke

I was eating sour widows at the wedding reception when I saw you across the room.

Five Stories photo
November 22, 2018 | Fiction

Five Stories

Bram Riddlebarger

The gas station sat on the corner like a tasteless cheeseburger.

Elderly Primigravida  photo
November 21, 2018 | Fiction

Elderly Primigravida 

Gessy Alvarez

Dr. Sandoval asked if I was planning on having children.

Girl On Girl photo
November 20, 2018 | Fiction

Girl On Girl

Emily Costa

The story is usually backstabbing of some kind.

The Old Woman photo
November 19, 2018 | Fiction

The Old Woman

William Lessard

The old woman takes another bite.

Battle Hymn photo
November 16, 2018 | Fiction

Battle Hymn

Jessie Carver

A man’s life reduced to 78 words. You counted.

Dispatches From Humanity photo
November 15, 2018 | Fiction

Dispatches From Humanity

Chris Oxley

Then it came time to open said package of Twizzlers

Three Stories  photo
November 14, 2018 | Fiction

Three Stories 

Tom Laplaige

funny how the stars line up.

Sleepovers photo
November 13, 2018 | Fiction

Sleepovers

Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

She tore off pieces and kept them in her mouth.

Orthodontics photo
November 12, 2018 | Fiction

Orthodontics

 Troy James Weaver

He was taking swigs out of a bottle of Listerine.

Five Stories photo
November 9, 2018 | Fiction

Five Stories

Robert Vaughan

Every time they go-cart raced, she beat the living crap out of him.

Holy Water photo
November 8, 2018 | Fiction

Holy Water

Nathan Thomas

Although I guess it really started on Saturday morning.

A Good And Simple Life photo
November 7, 2018 | Fiction

A Good And Simple Life

Oliver Zarandi

The Boy was born poor and continued to be poor.

The Ass is a Hole Where The Light Gets In  photo
November 6, 2018 | Fiction

The Ass is a Hole Where The Light Gets In 

Jon Lindsey

This is a meaningful story about the intestinal parasite I picked up while living in Salt Lake City, in Ted Bundy’s house. 

A Story To Spit On photo
November 5, 2018 | Fiction

A Story To Spit On

Sebastian Castillo

A bald eagle was shot directly above my head, mid-flight, and its feathers rested gently on my scalp for the rest of geological time.

All Our Italian Friends Are Dead photo
November 2, 2018 | Fiction

All Our Italian Friends Are Dead

Fawzy Zablah

I was so broke I went to see my mother.

Merchandiser photo
November 1, 2018 | Fiction

Merchandiser

Derick Dupre

Esther rises and pulls the cord and moves to the front of the bus, whereupon it brakes and kneels.

Doors photo
October 29, 2018 | Fiction

Doors

Zac Smith

Susan bought a gun that shot doors into things. The doors were small and led to incredible places.

We Get Pregnant photo
October 25, 2018 | Fiction

We Get Pregnant

Diana Clarke

We receive phone calls inviting us to the ocean, (a beach day!) but of course we can no longer fit in the sea. We are too big for open waters.

Construction of a Last Ditch Garden photo
October 22, 2018 | Fiction

Construction of a Last Ditch Garden

Devan Collins Del Conte

One day, recognize your malformed loneliness like a tumor in your throat.

For A Small Donation This Woven Basket Can Be Yours photo
October 19, 2018 | Fiction

For A Small Donation This Woven Basket Can Be Yours

Jared Shaffer

Welcome. Please don’t take my talking as an assault to your personhood. 

It's Just A Flower photo
October 18, 2018 | Fiction

It's Just A Flower

Olivia Gunning

“We need a gift that’s really her,” I said. “Really Sophia.”

“Could you define her?”

“A truly independent mind, a renovator, a cultivator.”

Orangeville photo
October 16, 2018 | Fiction

Orangeville

William Squirrell

Since they had moved to Orangeville, Trudy found she could no longer distinguish Kevin from other men.

Recent Books

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PERSON/A

Elizabeth Ellen


*limited time sale on Person/a: $10!

"Person/a chosen as a best work of experimental literature by Lithub!"
If They Gave Oscars to Books, Our 2017 Nominess

 

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WOMEN

Chloe Caldwell

"Women by Chloe Caldwell s a beautiful read/a perfect primer for an explosive lesbian affair/an essential truth." -- Lena Dunham

"I read it a couple of months ago in one can't-put-it-down-even-though-it's-the-middle-of-the-night sitting. It's as intense and interesting and clear-hearted as they come." -- Cheryl Strayed

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

“Reading these stories makes me wanna smoke weed and drive thru mcds 24/7.”

 – Chloe Caldwell, author of Women