hobart logo

Showing results for March, 2019

FOMO photo
March 31, 2019 | Comics

FOMO

Courtney Cook

B is for Breakfast photo
March 31, 2019 | Nonfiction

B is for Breakfast

Alice Lowe

“I’ll be right up,” I said, seeking the comfort of the remaining parental arms. But no, he told me, “wait until morning.”

The Conquest of Bread photo
March 30, 2019 | Fiction

The Conquest of Bread

Joshua Hebburn

It tasted like apple cider — apple and something astringent — cinnamon, a strong cinnamon, warming, brown sugar, and sprinkled throughout the loaf, unadvertised, was some kind of dried fruit with a mild taste — raisins, probably — partially rehydrated by the thawing process.

Rapture photo
March 29, 2019 | Poetry

Rapture

SP Mulroy

Evan, in a cheap hotel room...

Fable of the Everyman photo
March 29, 2019 | Fiction

Fable of the Everyman

Tucker Leighty-Phillips

My mother and father are stuck in an optic deadlock, her looking at him like she is trying to solve a puzzle or remember the name of a particular film, him looking like he’s just deciphered answers to both.

Don Giovanni photo
March 28, 2019 | Hobart at the Opera

Don Giovanni

Michael Mungiello

Mike and I sat in our separate seats and waved to each other. I’d texted him the night before and asked “Wanna see Don Giovanni tomorrow... more

Work photo
March 28, 2019 | Fiction

Work

Lily Wang

When I clock out at the end of the night my chit says I worked over 10 hours. Before I leave big brother tells me he has a great idea: walk like you need to get to the toilet. I see chef in line at a McDonalds. 

Two Poems photo
March 27, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Soon Wiley

"Whipped" and "Kansas"

Rubber Mother photo
March 27, 2019 | Fiction

Rubber Mother

Adam Falik

I’m on a date with this dude, the guy’s gorgeous, and ripped, skin all sunburnt like a surfer with... more

Ghosts of Summer photo
March 26, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Ghosts of Summer

Stephen Seabridge

We are intrepid travellers hunting – or rather haunting – the square. We are exhausting the place of its details.

In Which You Fly Home For Your Brother's Funeral photo
March 26, 2019 | Fiction

In Which You Fly Home For Your Brother's Funeral

Bridget Adams

You elaborate: Christmas just makes people emotional. "No," she says, raking at her hair with French-tipped nails. "I don't think so."

Boys Watch Slash photo
March 25, 2019 | Poetry

Boys Watch Slash

W. Todd Kaneko & Amorak Huey

We are fifteen as haev no idea
what our bodies can do...

Circling photo
March 25, 2019 | Nonfiction

Circling

Heather Lefebvre

Scream and jump out, I said, watching us slide toward the water, letting the safety belt hold me in place.

Aisle of Scary Preserved Things photo
March 23, 2019 | Fiction

Aisle of Scary Preserved Things

Jeremy Kniola

We’re riding the red line south when Xue suggests stopping in Chinatown to purchase thousand-year eggs. I picture her... more

Marigolds photo
March 22, 2019 | Poetry

Marigolds

Sophie March

In the dark before sleep...

Brandi Carlile photo
March 22, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Brandi Carlile

Micah Ling

One house had a parrot that never stopped talking.

Muscle Memory photo
March 21, 2019 | Fiction

Muscle Memory

Michelle Ross

Also, every time they flew and he had that damn backpack on, he forgot that the space he occupied extended beyond his physical back. He whacked bystanders in the shoulders or the chest, and, at least once, the face.

3 from Wow, the Moon photo
March 20, 2019 | Poetry

3 from Wow, the Moon

Brad Casey

get a tattoo of a horse
because you feel good about yourself

Many Fathers Away photo
March 19, 2019 | Fiction

Many Fathers Away

Babak Lakghomi

Before that, the father had been away. It was a time that many fathers were away.

The Woman Who Wasn't There photo
March 19, 2019 | Nonfiction

The Woman Who Wasn't There

Nicole Hamer

The bracelet tells someone where she is, honey. But it doesn’t tell you why.

Three Poems photo
March 18, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems

Juan Camillo Garza

"Poetry," "Cleaning the House," and "Leaving Again"

Surviving Suburban Adolescence photo
March 17, 2019 | Comics

Surviving Suburban Adolescence

Amanda Hadlock

1. Don't put the straw in your drink at QuikTrip and you can buy it with the food stamp card.

On the Yard (An excerpt from The Great American Suction) photo
March 16, 2019 | Fiction

On the Yard (An excerpt from The Great American Suction)

David Nutt

They bang their silverware and take turns slamming the toilet seat. They drag their garbage bins too late to the curb and leave them abused by stark weathers all week. Shaker knows there is an awkward progenitor situation.

Two Poems photo
March 15, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Catriona Wright

"Friendship & Other Unknowable Places" and "Diagnosis at the Walk-in Clinic"

The Runner photo
March 15, 2019 | Fiction

The Runner

Noelle Rose

I have coffee in my cup. I could toss the hot liquid on her and rush through the revolving door to my appointment, make her the slug.

When She Leaves photo
March 14, 2019 | Fiction

When She Leaves

Kyle Summerall

Dixie leaned against the door, feeling the blood rush to one side before pounding it against the wood.

Two Poems photo
March 13, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Virginia Thomas

"Train People" and "Leaving Philadelphia"

Sour photo
March 13, 2019 | Fiction

Sour

Chelsey Grasso

The porn gets boring. The plants start to die. I call up the daycare and ask for a job that they will not give back to me. He doesn’t come again.

Here I Am Lord photo
March 12, 2019 | Fiction

Here I Am Lord

Ifer Moore

I’d scratch them by stretching out my fingers wide like cheerleading jazz hands and rub them up and down aggressively along our itchy wall to wall carpeted floors.

Four Poems photo
March 11, 2019 | Poetry

Four Poems

Doug Paul Case

"I Have No Idea How Tall I Am," "Corner Table," "Everyone Says Things Like," and "In the Future Every Olympian Will Be Gay"