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Black Dirt photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

Black Dirt

Harris Lahti

The grass here is incessant.

The Earth Just Kept On Going photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

The Earth Just Kept On Going

Jon Doyle

A deep hole.

Strictly Horror photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

Strictly Horror

Emily Howorth

It wasn’t my fault we started talking.

Oakland by Night photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

Oakland by Night

Laur A. Freymiller

Ess saw it first at 2:03 AM.

The Difficulty Of Writing A Horror Story Set in Maine photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

The Difficulty Of Writing A Horror Story Set in Maine

Helen McClory

Do you remember this one?

The Others photo
October 30, 2019 | Poetry

The Others

Justin Runge

One of us photographs...

Blue photo
October 30, 2019 | Fiction


Nicole Nelson

Hard to fathom that Ludwig was four.

Ghosts in the Trees photo
October 29, 2019 | Nonfiction

Ghosts in the Trees

Katie Darby Mullins

After I threw up in the Mexican restaurant’s normal-sized toilet and picked my stepdaughter up from school, I decided to try my migraine cure that always never works again.

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.

1994 photo
October 25, 2019 | Nonfiction


Tom McAllister

Exposing myself to the dumbest ideas and the most hateful weirdos online triggers a chemical reaction that gives me pleasure, or something like it. A hoarder of bad ideas, stacking them all up into wobbly piles that might someday topple and crush me.

Maybe We Were the Wrong Beatles photo
October 24, 2019 | Fiction

Maybe We Were the Wrong Beatles

Chelsea Stickle

But Aaron and I weren’t official. We were fucking almost every night, but we weren’t official. Technically.

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

Ode to the Moon Trees

Robert James Russell

Bitter vacuum of space...

Jokermen photo
October 22, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour


Kent Kosack

The song on repeat, singing to Scout, for some reason stranded, standing on the patio table, dead-center, like a reanimated roast, and my father, drunk and shirtless, passed out in a pile of mulch in the yard.

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...

The Sharp Edge of the Crayon photo
October 19, 2019 | Nonfiction

The Sharp Edge of the Crayon

Anna Laird Barto

At last our molars burst forth from the gum and we emerged from the rose-colored womb of our first grade classroom.

Zoom in on the Detail: An Interview with Chris Campanioni photo
October 18, 2019 | Interview

Zoom in on the Detail: An Interview with Chris Campanioni

Doug Paul Case

The 550-page the Internet is for real by poet, activist, educator, and underwear model Chris Campanioni struck me earlier this year as a much-needed treatise on "post-Internet" culture. Yes, I found

Two Poems photo
October 17, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

James Davis

"Faith" and "Arcade-Scented Candle"

Let’s Never Leave photo
October 17, 2019 | Fiction

Let’s Never Leave

Jan Stinchcomb

They brought us plates of toxic urchin, slipped us suspicious vegan sandwiches, and poured out shots of that green liquid preferred by celebrities.

Pollinate photo
October 16, 2019 | Fiction


Cassie Mannes Murray

It was cloudy most days.

Poem at Ten photo
October 15, 2019 | Poetry

Poem at Ten

Tamer Sa’id Mostafa

It is late, mid-July...

The Replacements photo
October 15, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

The Replacements

Remy Barnes

I hope you’re still unsatisfied. I hope you’re keeping your nose clean. 

Bird In Love photo
October 14, 2019 | Fiction

Bird In Love

Kelsey Ipsen

When it is morning morning I dress myself in nice human clothes. I am ready to leave the garden, but I do not leave the garden.

JOKER photo
October 11, 2019 | movie reviews


Sean Kilpatrick

Baby’s first ethics class shouldn’t be the media

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 invited me out for a drink with the crew after our shift. He drove me

Bears photo
October 10, 2019 | Nonfiction


Marlene Olin

A vacation, after all, is just geography.

Jersey Shore, but if Snooki was Giant photo
October 10, 2019 | Fiction

Jersey Shore, but if Snooki was Giant

Tara Lemma

It is not comfortable to be on the show anymore, but Snooki never finished veterinary school and she needs the money.

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

angel a.m.

Louis Packard

soju smooch...

Someone Cleans the Bathrooms photo
October 9, 2019 | Fiction

Someone Cleans the Bathrooms

Corey Farrenkopf

Glenn cleaned public bathrooms at beaches across Harwich, Massachusetts.

Imaginos photo
October 8, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour


Sean Gill

There’s a complex mythology to this album, one that plunges the BÖC back catalogue into a cauldron of secret histories and magick mirrors and extraterrestrial visitors.