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Hinterland Transmissions: Tackling Homelessness photo
December 14, 2018 | Dispatches

Hinterland Transmissions: Tackling Homelessness

Steve Anwyll

The bum drags himself off the floor. Then comes on nice. Real buddy buddy shit.

Risk Mitigation at the Dawn of My Conceivable Extinction photo
December 13, 2018 | Nonfiction

Risk Mitigation at the Dawn of My Conceivable Extinction

Paulette Perhach

While the atmosphere pumps steroids into hurricanes, let me feel the Ecuadorian sun on my face.

Pyschics photo
December 12, 2018 | Nonfiction

Pyschics

Amanda McNeil

Once Katie swiped my card I began to panic. This was exactly how people accidentally joined cults. They just found some charismatic, manipulative person and started giving them all their money. 

That Night photo
December 11, 2018 | Nonfiction

That Night

Annette Covrigaru

“Hide the Tzahal patch,” he warned before seeing me off.

Boy Witch photo
December 3, 2018 | Nonfiction

Boy Witch

Greg Marshall

My homework, which I assigned to myself, the way kids do sometimes, consisted of hobbling around my room in a witch hat, practicing spells on my shoes. 

Directions from Birth to Gayhood photo
November 29, 2018 | Nonfiction

Directions from Birth to Gayhood

Marisa Crane

Route #1 via I-476 South
Time to destination: 25 years, with plenty of stops for gas, food, fear, and shame. 14 if you... more

The Third Floor photo
November 28, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Third Floor

Lauren Grabowski

If I had to take a shit that meant I had to go downstairs. I didn’t have a specific aversion to leaving the attic— I just never felt... more

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Follow Through photo
November 16, 2018 | Nonfiction

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Follow Through

Alyssa Oursler

In my favorite bookstore in a city where I no longer live, there’s a sign for sale that says: when in doubt, turn... more

The Pot and Its Handle photo
November 15, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Pot and Its Handle

Susanna Space

In the spring of 1989 an asteroid the size of the Empire State Building crossed Earth’s orbit.

Illuminated photo
November 13, 2018 | Nonfiction

Illuminated

Michelle Chikaonda

It happened at a small party I’d planned at a nightclub in the meatpacking district.

Observer photo
November 9, 2018 | Nonfiction

Observer

Vanessa Wang

From the shadow of an oak tree.

"Alive" photo
November 6, 2018 | Nonfiction

"Alive"

Jacqueline Kirkpatrick

If not for “Alive,” I’d be dead. 

The Bird of Love and Loyalty photo
November 2, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Bird of Love and Loyalty

William Lychack

Nothing would deter us.

To The Princesses I've Broken photo
October 31, 2018 | Nonfiction

To The Princesses I've Broken

Chelsea Sheneman

From The Happiest Place On Earth

Touching Strangers photo
October 29, 2018 | Nonfiction

Touching Strangers

Tamara Adelman

The door is open, I said, just come in.

After the Call about My Dad’s House Burning Down photo
October 26, 2018 | Nonfiction

After the Call about My Dad’s House Burning Down

Guy Choate

Liz and I sit up with a start.

My Mother Left Me photo
October 26, 2018 | Nonfiction

My Mother Left Me

Anastasia Selby

An envelope with my name on it, xoxo.

Autopsy photo
October 24, 2018 | Nonfiction

Autopsy

Whitney Lee

We met in the pathology suite ––me the medical student––you the corpse.

Abigail photo
October 23, 2018 | Nonfiction

Abigail

Ryan Kim

We had a crab dinner at my uncle’s that night.

Notes On Scarring photo
October 19, 2018 | Nonfiction

Notes On Scarring

Jonathan Gleason

The first thing I realized was that my legs weren’t broken.

The Day Morgan Freeman Nearly Crashed Into Our House photo
October 17, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Day Morgan Freeman Nearly Crashed Into Our House

Sarah E. Ruhlen

I flipped on the lights, turned up the furnace, and cranked some Stevie Wonder.

Hinterland Transmissions: SUMAC, Dälek and Infernal Coil photo
October 10, 2018 | Dispatches

Hinterland Transmissions: SUMAC, Dälek and Infernal Coil

Steve Anwyll

And christ it's gonna be hot inside the tiny bar where SUMAC is playing tonight. I should've stayed home. Like I always do. An old man on his couch.

Death Metal Hobart Bison T-Shirts Avail Now photo
October 4, 2018 | Nonfiction

Death Metal Hobart Bison T-Shirts Avail Now

Aaron Burch

the above "death metal style" Hobart shirts, available through Cotton Bureau for the next two weeks. Order one (or three!) now!

HALFWAY OUT photo
September 18, 2018 | Nonfiction

HALFWAY OUT

Mary Alice Stewart

Ours was a world that devised its own sense.

The Artist photo
September 13, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Artist

Rob Reynolds

The tree frog plays his violin.

Recent Books

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

a set of linked stories with some of the same characters from Person/a and a lot of new ones and the world is the same but different from the world in Person/a and the stories take place in a year absent from Person/a. if that makes sense. contains the Pushcart Prize winning story "Teen Culture" from American Short Fiction, if that's something that moves you to buy books. <3

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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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Dualities

Jason Phoebe Rusch

Jason Phoebe Rusch is a queer writer from the Chicago suburbs. His full-length debut Dualities explores gender and patriarchy from the perspective of a man who was socialized and is currently still read as a woman. He is interested in complication and nuance and messy human failing, his own and that of others.