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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

Two Poems  photo
September 23, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Carlo Matos

Orange

It’s a child’s color                        or it should be             tasting like early... more

Abierto photo
September 20, 2019 | Poetry

Abierto

Rafael E. Gonzalez

adj. 

What you came here to witness
is my body laying sideways,

                asking you between chuckles,
                “Baby, can... more

Three Poems  photo
September 18, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Brody Parrish Craig

Bible | Vers

Top to Bottom | scan my profile | For Christ’s Sake | Sing Jesus’ Name | I gospel... more

Letter Home from Hyperspace #2 photo
September 17, 2019 | Poetry

Letter Home from Hyperspace #2

Zoë Ryder White

There’s a song in my figurative head 
that I can’t shake loose. 
When I was a body, 
I did so many things with my... more

Two Poems photo
September 16, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sebastian Hasani Paramo

Portrait of Boy Refusing His Father's Music

The kids talk about Posh Spice. 
They sing Top 40... more

The Worshipping Beast photo
September 13, 2019 | Poetry

The Worshipping Beast

Brian Clifton

All that whimpers isn’t want.

One spring, I pulled
a reed from an oboe.
I planted it by a pond. 
Instantly, it... more

You Cannot Save Here photo
September 12, 2019 | Poetry

You Cannot Save Here

Anthony Moll

Morning gets angry and destroys a city
not New York, too obvious, but suppose
it’s on the coast. Suppose we’re the first to... more

MY SUPERPOWER photo
September 9, 2019 | Poetry

MY SUPERPOWER

Amie Whittemore

                             in response to a student evaluation for a science fiction class, Fall 2018

Student, it’s true—I prefer... more

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