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I Was Always Pushing photo
March 21, 2013 | Nonfiction

I Was Always Pushing

Amy Butcher

It started that stupid night you convinced me to walk with you over the bridge and along the river. I shouldn't have done that and I knew it—even before we left, I knew it—and I thought to

Some Salvation photo
February 14, 2013 | Nonfiction

Some Salvation

Amy Butcher

I can take just about anything now.

Like how I returned from Christmas vacation to an inch of melted snow and a gaping hole above where I pee. Lake Effect, my landlord said, simply, squinting

Review of Lena Dunham/Girls photo
February 1, 2013 | Nonfiction

Review of Lena Dunham/Girls

Max

I fell in love with Lena Dunham from the first scene of the first episode of her hit TV show, Girls. I connected with her instantaneously, and knowing that she also wrote the script for the show

500 Words on Arbor Day photo
January 28, 2013 | Nonfiction

500 Words on Arbor Day

R.B. Moreno

 

I. There’s a message from home—a place we call Pineapple for the two kinds of trees that hide it from the river. It’s a clipping from my father. No greeting, just a photo and a little

From the Vault: Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14-Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse by Blake Butler  photo
December 31, 2012 | Nonfiction, from the vault

From the Vault: Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14-Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse by Blake Butler 

The Atlanta AWP was the first one that I attended. Among many memories that explode to mind: perhaps the worst breakfast served by a restaurant to four people in the history of restaurants,

On Seeing photo
December 19, 2012 | Nonfiction

On Seeing

Kreg Abshire

 

It’s the 26th of September 2007. I’m driving from work to pick up my daughter at school. On the radio Melissa Block is telling me that “From NPR News, this is All Things Considered” and that

American Thrift Store: Photo Essay  photo
November 20, 2012 | Nonfiction

American Thrift Store: Photo Essay 

Aaron Gilbreath

Here in the US, it’s often said that the best way to experience the so-called “real” America is to visit small towns. Right along Main Street, sipping low-grade Arabica bean coffee at the counter

From the Heavens photo
November 2, 2012 | Nonfiction

From the Heavens

Andrew Bomback

The night before you were born, your mother and I watched Knocked Up downstairs in the family room.

Evidence photo
October 29, 2012 | Nonfiction

Evidence

David LeGault

1) Technically, everything remains but the stereo, circa 1998, a sound system so old it couldn't play CD's for more than an hour without overheating into unbearable skips...

The Other Bunny photo
October 15, 2012 | Comics, Nonfiction

The Other Bunny

Chantel Tattoli & Mai Ly Degnan

a short comic 

Spontaneously Fermented photo
September 28, 2012 | Nonfiction

Spontaneously Fermented

Ken Weaver

The Ship: Behind the bar is a small window, and behind the window, a small room. On the left side, stacked within metal lattices, are wooden barrels tilted on their sides and filled with unknown

Granny Summons the Alligator photo
September 26, 2012 | Nonfiction

Granny Summons the Alligator

Aaron Alford

It’s a different gator every year, but we talk like it’s the same one.

 

Three Words I Learned from Computer Games photo
September 18, 2012 | Nonfiction

Three Words I Learned from Computer Games

Devan Goldstein

I remember one robot was called a SENTRY and it guarded the door...

A Recap of the Philadelphia Eagles at the Cleveland Browns In the Form of a Review of Old Crow Reserve Bourbon photo
September 16, 2012 | Nonfiction

A Recap of the Philadelphia Eagles at the Cleveland Browns In the Form of a Review of Old Crow Reserve Bourbon

Justin St. Germain

It’s 10:57 Albuquerque time, eight minutes before kickoff, and I’m already flustered. I hosted a party last night, which means I woke up this morning with a clogged kitchen drain and beer bottles

On Fear (And, OK, Also Steak) photo
September 12, 2012 | Nonfiction, Food & Drink

On Fear (And, OK, Also Steak)

Amy Butcher

I was twenty-two the year I realized I was scared of everything.

I Love This Let Me Sleep photo
September 6, 2012 | Nonfiction

I Love This Let Me Sleep

Delaney Nolan

Welcome to Camp Bread Loaf. Put your apron on.

The Day the Music Should Have Died: Game 7 of the 1979 World Series photo
April 1, 2012 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

The Day the Music Should Have Died: Game 7 of the 1979 World Series

Benjamin Lyon

We are family
I got all my sisters with me

Do you know the song “We are Family” by Sister Sledge? Of course you do; you don’t even need to think about it. When you were nine, in your early

HOBART Picks the 2011 Season photo
April 1, 2011 | Nonfiction, BASEBALL

HOBART Picks the 2011 Season

 





Stewart O'Nan,
Author of Emily, Alone, Last Night at the Lobster, and Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season (with Stephen

Seventh Inning Stretch photo
April 1, 2011 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Seventh Inning Stretch

Alice Lowe

 

America’s Game: It is the place where memory gathers.
 – Walt Whitman

1.
My mother, Brooklyn-born and raised, used to tell me that if the Dodgers had been in the World Series in 1943,

It's Like I Hit a Homerun or Strikeout Every Time... photo
April 1, 2008 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

It's Like I Hit a Homerun or Strikeout Every Time...

David Kramer

When I was a kid, my dad took me to a Mets game at Shea on my birthday. I remember walking up the ramps and looking outside the stadium, past the corrugated blue and orange panels that hung

A Short Essay in Which We Celebrate Whitney Pastorek's Keen Eye for Beautiful Things photo
December 1, 2007 | Nonfiction

A Short Essay in Which We Celebrate Whitney Pastorek's Keen Eye for Beautiful Things

Sean Carman

In May of 2003 there appeared, in a small corner of the internet, a literary webzine called "Pindeldyboz."

Pindeldyboz was more than just another webzine with a name that doesn't mean anything

Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14 Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse photo
June 1, 2007 | Nonfiction, Food & Drink

Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14 Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse

Blake Butler

It is 1:38 pm the day after the event and the best way I can think of to describe the way I feel is: food hangover. I'm dressed in the loosest clothing I own with a throbbing, deep-seated headache

The Ducks of Santa Nella photo
August 1, 2006 | Nonfiction

The Ducks of Santa Nella

Aaron Gilbreath

I came to the San Joaquin Valley to see the migratory ducks at California's San Luis National Wildlife Refuge. I found as much excitement in the truck stop town of Santa Nella.

Stuck halfway

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HARDCORE

Mik Grantham

 

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

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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."

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Garielle Lutz

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