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June 30, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays


Gareth Stack

“I’m a fan of being a good rebound”, Alexander says. “It’s really a sweet spot I think. That’s why its so heartbreaking. It’s so tempting. But that kind of level of closeness and independence is very

June 28, 2024 | Nonfiction

Ugly Sex

Dan Leach

The best futures are the ones that never come.

June 27, 2024 | Nonfiction

Femme Fatality

Sylvia Math

I punched him on the cheekbone, with a closed fist.  He sat up, shocked.

June 26, 2024 | Sports

Sports City Grill

Elwood Weebs

I just told you about the time I met Burt Reynolds.

June 25, 2024 | Nonfiction

First Time at the Field

Courtney Justus

I dabbed on hydrocortisone and Vagisil at every available restroom. Each soothing moment gave way to another of pain.

June 24, 2024 | Poetry

Three Poems

Natalie Viebrock

That thought, that wish,
that plan: your girl.

June 24, 2024 | Nonfiction

The Days

Alyson Zetta Williams

I think less about sunscreen than I do God.

June 23, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

My mind was an airport

Emily Wilson

By August I ended up having only enough energy to have sex with just the one man.

June 21, 2024 | Nonfiction

Perfect Sex

Dan Leach

You: I can't live in a world where seventy-five percent of anything is perfect.

June 20, 2024 | Fiction

In Heaven We Live In 2 Dimensions

Conor Truax

The West was declining, masculinity was dissolving into cotton-candy sky. There are few of our kind remaining… his brothers wrote in the Instagram comments of a masculinity influencer. Come with us now, the influencer had written. There are new worlds to save.

June 19, 2024 | Poetry

4 Poems

Chloe Wheeler

hello Camel cigarettes, popcorn, and thorns, wires, barbs.

June 18, 2024 | Poetry

Divorce Poems

Elizabeth Ellen

I was going to be celibate now like Julia Fox

June 18, 2024 | Fiction


David Stillwagon

Maybe I was smoking all wrong, but it appeared that I needed another smoke.

June 17, 2024 | Fiction


Filip Fufezan

It’s been two weeks since our last contact.

Bud is either dead, on a bender, or has forgotten about me.

I pick up my iPhone.

 hey. I type.

The message bubble turns green.

Bud, what’s

June 16, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays


Lilia Salammbô Fetini

We spent the summer together in London. We lazed in the Heath.

June 14, 2024 | Fiction

Bird heart & The mother

Natalie Rose Richardson

Bird heart

I was hiking the canyons alone when a mountain lion appeared on the path in front of me. Needless to say I was surprised. I had never seen a mountain lion in the wild before, so you

June 14, 2024 |

Two Poems

Cletus Crow

You hug me from behind.
Surprise attacks make me nervous.

June 13, 2024 | Fiction


Evelyn Bamski

Money’s what lets me know I’m a good whore.

June 12, 2024 | Poetry

Six Poems

Ulyses Razo

you said you hated me three times


you bit me a hundred and one times

June 11, 2024 | Poetry


Sam Cooke

I am not a dog
I am an actor
I am a chemist this is

June 11, 2024 | Fiction

Alex & Chloe

Peter Vack

Novel excerpt:

Alex hands her a plastic cup filled to the brim with tequila and places his body carefully next to hers. The moment of transgression is fast approaching.

“Do you skate?” Chloe

June 10, 2024 | Nonfiction

Blood on the Wall

Tyhi Conley

When I moved into my first apartment, I thought it symbolized that I’d gotten my shit together, a sign that I was taking control of the chaos in my life.

A day after moving in, I spotted a spider

June 9, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

A Response to My Spouse’s Hecklers

India Choquette

When Tyler and I first got together, we didn’t know that they were trans. But now we do, and so does the rest of the world. And the rest of the world has mixed feelings about it. “I kinda felt like I

June 8, 2024 | Interview

Dyke Aching: EE interviews Chloe Caldwell abt *everything*!

Elizabeth Ellen

I attribute a 30% of our relationship to being Aries, 30% to being writers, and 40% to being mentally ill.*

June 8, 2024 | Nonfiction

Initial Email Thread: Chloe Caldwell Submits to Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen & Chloe Caldwell

Non-Fiction Book Submission--Caldwell



Chloe Caldwell <cocomonet@gmail.com>

Mar 14, 2011,

June 7, 2024 | Fiction


Chris R. Morgan

When you join the creative department of SpyRE as an intern, you are told two things by HR.

June 6, 2024 | Interview

Pete Davidson, Mania & Writing While on Fire: EE Interviews Barrie Miskin

Elizabeth Ellen

The Pete Davidson Love Letter is actually my favorite thing I’ve ever written, too. I fell in love with him in the fall of 2017 when I saw him speaking about mental health on Weekend Update. It made me feel so much less alone. He was so cute with his buck teeth.

June 6, 2024 | Poetry

2 Poems

Mather Schneider

He finally died in midsummer 
when it was hot as hell.

June 5, 2024 | Interview

Teddy Wayne on The Winner

Anna Dorn

I’m somewhat like that, but more of a junkballer, a term better known for baseball pitchers: someone who gets by with unexpected spins and slices and wiliness due to a deficit of conventional talent.

June 4, 2024 | Poetry

3 Poems

Little Tank

it's time I take me and my broken heart to some other country where girls would kill for me