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Natashia Deón

GRACE Editor's note: This excerpt originally appeared under the name "The Spinning Wheel". The author's novel, now titled "Grace", was published by Counterpoint Press in June 2016.

Now That Your Eyes Are Shut: Three Neglected American Women Poets From The Early Twentieth Century

Now That Your Eyes Are Shut: Three Neglected American Women Poets From The Early Twentieth Century

By Richard JacksonElizabeth Bishop once wrote in a letter that “undoubtedly gender does play an important part in the making of any art, but art is art and to separate writings, paintings, m

Fiction: francine j. Fiction, Poetry, Note, Reading, Reading Books, Poetry Books, Poems, Science Fiction
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Fiction: francine j. harris

Dr. Gaffy and John “Hello, John. Please come in. Do have a seat. Thank you, my friend. May I take your coat. Fine, fine. And can I offer you coffee or tea perhaps.”“Coffee.”

If you had to have sex with one dead president, who would it be?” Claire puts a hand directly on top of her head. “Well, Reagan is most recently dead, so he’d…

Damien Ober

BROOD X “If you had to have sex with one dead president, who would it be?”Claire puts a hand directly on top of her head. “Well, Reagan is most recently dead, so he’d be least

If you had to have sex with one dead president, who would it be?” Claire puts a hand directly on top of her head. “Well, Reagan is most recently dead, so he’d…

Damien Ober

BROOD X “If you had to have sex with one dead president, who would it be?”Claire puts a hand directly on top of her head. “Well, Reagan is most recently dead, so he’d be least

Perhaps the new problem begins at the manatee exhibit. Leipzig, Photo Illustration

Jennine Capó Crucet

PETTING TANK Perhaps the new problem begins at the manatee exhibit. Again, her uncle and aunt argue about the map. Her aunt has, against her uncle’s advice, directed the entire youth grou

There’s no way I will get a story written during this flight. The stewardess will keep interrupting. Turbulence will make my handwriting illegible. Reading, Reading Books
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Ken Nash

THE BLACK BAG There’s no way I will get a story written during this flight. Why even try? The stewardess will keep interrupting. Turbulence will make my handwriting illegible. Hunger, st

Man, I don’t want to do this, Bald Guy says as he kicks at a rock. Black Guy and Bald Guy are picked up outside the commissary in a studio golf cart and whisked…

Steve Davenport

THE LAST SET OF MACHETES Man, I don’t want to do this, Bald Guy says as he kicks at a rock.Black Guy and Bald Guy are picked up outside the commissary in a studio golf cart and whisk

We called it a phase, no different than his CB Radio, his three seasons’ allegiance to the Buffalo Bills, my gambling, or Mallory’s drinking. Suit Jacket, Reading, Fashion, Moda, Fashion Styles, Reading Books, Fasion, Jacket
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Willie Davis

THE WINTER SOLSTICE We called it a phase, no different than his CB Radio, his three seasons’ allegiance to the Buffalo Bills, my gambling, or Mallory’s drinking. Back when Mallory and I

Translated from Czech by Justin Quinn They’re sawing through the plane trees near Place Sainte-Catherine.

Petr Borkovec

SMALL-TIME THIEF Translated from Czech by Justin QuinnThey’re sawing through the plane trees near Place Sainte-Catherine. 5 a.m., darkness, drizzle and not a soul about (neither on the

I’m a painter, an artist. I mean, I’m studying painting, art, not writing. I only signed up for the class because it was a major requirement…

Chad Simpson

STATUS UPDATES I’m a painter, an artist.I mean, I’m studying painting, art, not writing.I only signed up for the class because it was a major requirement, because the department f

York was beautiful in the rain. She was smiling, that way she had. Those long eyelashes. She took Sean’s hand as they walked round the shops.

Andrew McCallum Crawford

THE CANNY CYCLIST York was beautiful in the rain. So was Rose. She was smiling, that way she had. Those long eyelashes. She took Sean’s hand as they walked round the shops. They were at t

Girls don’t aspire to my profession any more than boys dream of being actuaries or Kamikaze pilots. When my high school guidance counselor, Maxine Rosenboom…

Paul Lewellan

AMERICANA OR BLIND GIRL MAKES GOOD Girls don’t aspire to my profession any more than boys dream of being actuaries or Kamikaze pilots. When my high school guidance counselor, Maxine Rosen

Nidhi Zakaria Eipe Nine Months, Brewing Tea

Nidhi Zakaria Eipe

NINE MONTHS January♀The day I bit an apple, and it bled, I knew we had died.Downstairs, in the kitchen, you were brewing tea(rs). Love is under fire, in someone else’s home: a kettl