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TRYING NOT TO BE RAPED, TRYING NOT TO LISTEN TO WHAT MEN TELL ME photo
December 6, 2019 | Poetry

TRYING NOT TO BE RAPED, TRYING NOT TO LISTEN TO WHAT MEN TELL ME

Joanna C. Valente

i don't know how to manage time
the same way i manage my 
body

away from men
and... more

A Brief History of Motivations photo
December 4, 2019 | Poetry

A Brief History of Motivations

Jenny Irish

The predominant inquisitor of women accused of witchcraft, it is theorized, was a sadist with acousticophilia: a... more

two poems photo
November 27, 2019 | Poetry

two poems

L. Reeman

I REALLY NEED TO STOP FUCKING MY FRIENDS

but o, what of the familiarity?
of known hands learning... more

two poems photo
November 25, 2019 | Poetry

two poems

Jenny Mary Brown

Silos and Lip Gloss

We lie on the floor of your living room.
You push up to your elbow and stretch... more

three poems photo
November 22, 2019 | Poetry

three poems

Yvonne Amey

The Years Dad Blamed the Breeze

Some nights I imagine Dad as the lift in a shoe or wing of a... more

Conversation Between the Girl and her Drugs photo
November 20, 2019 | Poetry

Conversation Between the Girl and her Drugs

Aumaine Rose Gruich

“and where’s the melody
to remedy the melody, the remedy to remedy the remedy” 
      -Diane... more

three poems photo
November 18, 2019 | Poetry

three poems

Samantha DeFlitch

Macy’s Closeout... more

two poems photo
November 14, 2019 | Poetry

two poems

Hannah Donovan

CYCLE

i sit
drip blood
think i am
such a giver
(whether
i want to be
or not)
where’s your... more

two poems photo
November 12, 2019 | Poetry

two poems

Michael Caylo-Baradi

Upward Mobility

First, we push the children into their games and giggles, to insulate them from... more

three poems photo
November 8, 2019 | Poetry

three poems

Marcy Rae Henry

seeds

when nothing smells like you
i let dawn-colored fruit rot in the blue bowl
spray perfume... more

Two poems photo
November 6, 2019 | Poetry

Two poems

Mal Young

in the bella resource center

that lesser bond girl
her name was a play on genuflect

i can be... more

Dean Young photo
November 4, 2019 | Poetry

Dean Young

Justin Jannise

I leave behind a lot of empty wine bottles.
You said eat anything in the fridge and I did
right down to the last gherkin.
Unrelated: your... more

The Others photo
October 30, 2019 | Poetry

The Others

Justin Runge

One of us photographs...

two truths & my childhood photo
October 28, 2019 | Poetry

two truths & my childhood

Amy Saul-Zerby

the fact that i love cats...

2 Poems photo
October 25, 2019 | Poetry

2 Poems

Daniel Torday

I believe with perfect faith in the perfect expectation that no matter where I am my iPhone will have access to the internet via Wi-Fi or at least 3G.

Ode to the Moon Trees photo
October 23, 2019 | Poetry

Ode to the Moon Trees

Robert James Russell

Bitter vacuum of space...

San Francisco Municipal Bus Routes 43 & 38R photo
October 21, 2019 | Poetry

San Francisco Municipal Bus Routes 43 & 38R

Steven Duong

July yawns. Flashes its grills...

Two Poems photo
October 17, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

James Davis

"Faith" and "Arcade-Scented Candle"

Poem at Ten photo
October 15, 2019 | Poetry

Poem at Ten

Tamer Sa’id Mostafa

It is late, mid-July...

from Knock It Off photo
October 11, 2019 | Poetry

from Knock It Off

Tara Boswell-Ramirez

When your father and I found out you were a boy I remembered the time in my early twenties a co-worker at my first restaurant job... more

angel a.m. photo
October 9, 2019 | Poetry

angel a.m.

Louis Packard

soju smooch...

Hibernation photo
October 7, 2019 | Poetry

Hibernation

Lillian Sickler

in the poem ava wrote, the one...

Two Poems photo
October 3, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Emily Blair

"The Hen Who Pecked Her Children to Death" and "I Take My Partner to a Wedding"

Three Poems photo
September 26, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems

Fiona Helmsley

I kept my thoughts about Bitchface Becky to myself

 but then Beyoncé did something magical

Four Poems  photo
September 25, 2019 | Poetry

Four Poems 

Kamden Hilliard

Very Crowded Bar but Ain’t No1 Make Their Way to the ICC yet?

Fell sorrow’s small intestine ;... more

Recent Books

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

A 400-page collection of poems in fours sections: Nicki Minaj Songs, Bob Dylan Songs, Elliott Smith Songs, and 90s Riot Grrrls Songs.

 

 

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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!

 

 

 

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

Saul Stories is a linked collection that explores the relationships between a forty-year-old female artist, her teenaged daughter, and her daughter's friends. With ferocious realism, the book interrogates how children of differing classes and races are treated in the U.S., and the salacious and skeptical ways the current culture views cross-generational friendships. But most potently—in narratives taking place in Denny's and movie theatres and living rooms and cars—Saul Stories wonders what it means to be a woman and an artist and a mother, all at once.