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November 16, 2023 | Nonfiction

Getting Oral

Emma Burger

I stand just a couple inches from the mirror in my grandma’s guest bathroom at her house in New Mexico, my breath fogging up the glass. As I brush my teeth, I give myself the once over and tug at the

Getting Oral photo
The Dead Things Club photo

November 15, 2023 | Fiction

The Dead Things Club

Michael Robert Liska

I borrowed my mother’s car and went to the mall a lot and stole things, which I then threw into the dumpster outside. One time I drank an entire bottle of Nyquil and almost died, but nobody noticed.

You Aren't Canceled! Lexi Freiman on The Book of Ayn photo

November 14, 2023 | Interview

You Aren't Canceled! Lexi Freiman on The Book of Ayn

Anna Dorn

Australian author Lexi Freiman’s second novel, The Book of Ayn, is the funniest book of the year. In it, a writer named Anna struggles to find meaning after being canceled for her “classist” book. To

Excerpt from I HAVE A GUN photo

November 13, 2023 | Poetry

Excerpt from I HAVE A GUN

Graham Irvin

but at no point 

does God say 

to a golden calf

“eat lead bitch”