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"The Campland Guide to Pack Fitting: 8 Easy Steps" by Kent Kosack Jun 6, 2023 Fiction On Saturday mornings Elise watches the customers swamp Campland, pouring off Route 17, into the parking lot, out of their cars, and into the store, "Installations: The Delivery" by Terence Hannum Jun 5, 2023 Fiction from an ongoing series, previous pieces published in Vice, Queen Mob’s TeaHouse Tall Loblolly pines tower above the streets of Homeland, their Fiction: "Peanut Butter Milkshake" by Matt Lee May 31, 2023 Fiction From outside, the gallery’s innocuous facade made the building appear abandoned. Brown butcher paper pasted over the windows blocked anyone from Fiction: "i've got the worry" by Tony Rauch May 17, 2023 Fiction “You’ve got the worry,” the nurse looks down on me with a grim expression. “I’ve got the worry?” I repeat, but just to myself. “I’ve got the worry,” Fiction: "Paul, Standing by at Standing Rock" by Matt Gillick May 11, 2023 Fiction Tribesmen of brown, white, black, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Apache, and other persuasions meet the bulldozers and foaming hounds of Standing Rock, North Fiction: "Strangely Colorado" by John Yohe May 8, 2023 Fiction Power out for the whole town of Strangely, Colorado tonight as happens tho thankfully not this last winter during the two weeks of below zero when Citizen Sleeper: Notes Toward a New Cyberpunk May 5, 2023 Fiction & Criticism a book critic's perspective on this indie game's important contribution to a played-out genre Fiction: "So..." by Jake Williams May 4, 2023 Fiction So I just got out the shower and I’m in my bathrobe and the neighbours have walked right in and they’re dragging this old lady through my hallway. Fiction: "Chicken Plucker 9000" by Alex Antiuk May 3, 2023 Fiction I was born a “free range” chicken. I lived an easy life, until one day I had to move, get a job and get an apartment. I looked all over, StreetEasy, Fiction: "An Occurrence at L'Auberge Casino Resort - Lake Charles" Apr 27, 2023 Fiction We’re warming up in the back, and Junior’s holding mitts for me. I’m not just hitting them. I’m driving through them. I feel loose and dangerous. Fiction: "The Foretold Event and Its Features in Full Relief" by Elliot Swain Apr 24, 2023 Fiction Three rather homely young nurses are gnawing with their molars on peanut brittle in the children’s temporary-sick-barn in the evening. It is hard to Fiction: "Do Not Publish This" by George Oliver Apr 20, 2023 Fiction It started to fall apart as soon as he started writing it. Writing it episodically, from every Central London coffee shop that would have him. He Fiction: "I Think It's Important to Stab Something Every Day" by Gerard Butler Jr. Apr 17, 2023 Fiction I do, I think everyone should have a ballistic gel dummy in every room of their house with a butcher knife attached to it by a bungee cord. Just Fiction: "How Many People Will Die in IKEA Tonight" by Tim Frank Apr 13, 2023 Fiction Shoppers raided IKEA at night because their homes lacked the freshness of Scandinavian forests. With their rusted broken bedsprings and wallpaper Fiction: "Campland is a Store is a System is a Sphincter is the World" by Kent Kosack Mar 31, 2023 Fiction Here is Terry, mid-dangle, mid-life. Camplanders call this “The Saturday Dangle.” The precise moment at the end of a twelve-hour shift at Campland Fiction: "Yalobusha County Idyll" by Sean Ennis Mar 23, 2023 Fiction It’s that time of year where I cut myself with the knives I got for Christmas. By accident. As gifts. It’s early baseball season. I hear Fiction: "An Evening in the Summer" by Anna Louise Steig Mar 20, 2023 Fiction Out from the corner of my lazy sagging eye, I am watching in silence as a man below is stalking his prey. He is slinking down the desolate sidewalk Fiction: "Epiphenomenon" by J. Billings Mar 17, 2023 Fiction I’m on the way back to my hotel in downtown Philadelphia and I notice him immediately as he turns out of a dirty corner bar on the other side of the Fiction: "You're Gonna Buy My Old Wooden Table" by Gerard Butler Jr. Feb 15, 2023 Fiction This is an old wooden table. Round. Old. Made of wood. Deserving of respect. Reverence, even. And for you to claim that it doesn’t “match” your Fiction: "The Rabbi, His Dominatrix and Me" by Emma Burger Feb 10, 2023 Fiction How does it go again? A rabbi walks into a sex dungeon. He finds a shiksa that looks just like me, held together by leather and lace. When he wraps Fiction: "(P) and (Q) by Dr. Darbus Richards" by Matt Gillick Feb 6, 2023 Fiction Remember to mind your (p)’s and (q)’s: an elementary saying that no one seems to know much about. There are several disputes regarding the saying’s Fiction: "Academic" by Arzhang Zafar Feb 3, 2023 Fiction My flesh wilts. I laugh. I have given up keeping time, but now am reminded of its passage by my own decay. The cruelty of inevitability engorges my Fiction by Corey Qureshi Jan 25, 2023 Fiction The start of a week in late June. The shirt’s plain, loose, and white, unimportant enough to risk the filth of cleaning a building. Dropped ceiling Notes on Dhalgren by Bill Jan 24, 2023 Fiction & Criticism Bill gives us some notes on his recent reading of Samuel R. Delany's seminal, divisive novel DHALGREN. Fiction: "How High the Moon" by David Hay Jan 23, 2023 Fiction 5 His plane landed in Manchester. He loved the feeling of those first moments when the wheels met the ground and the slight jolt it gave you, as if Fiction: "Bloodletting on E. 43rd Street" by Kat Giordano Jan 19, 2023 Fiction i don’t think i’ll ever stop writing that story of us at the party. you know. the one where i kick my boots off in the mudroom off your kitchen and Fiction: "The Rain Made Nudity Impossible" by David Kuhnlein Jan 16, 2023 Fiction I wanted to stay friendly enough to get called on the phone and, from time to time, fucked. Having feelings only takes a bit of practice. And, for Fiction: "Angel" by JA Koster Jan 5, 2023 Fiction The half-naked girl is sitting on the edge of the curb, smoking. She’s right ahead of me, which is great because it gives me something to aim for. I Audiobook: "The Goat Man" by Todd Cage Dec 12, 2022 Fiction An experimental piece of audio-fiction by Baltimore's Todd Cage in collaboration with Flynn DiGuardia Fiction: "Dots" by Alex Antiuk Dec 1, 2022 Fiction I knew at any moment during lunch I could be pushed by the wind, or slip getting back up, and that would be that. I actually didn’t mind the "The BRUISER Staff and All Their Special Sticks" by Z.H. Gill (LA Loser) Nov 21, 2022 Fiction BRUISER M. makes a graphic for the poem “Resurrected Concrete” by Z.H. Gill. BRUISER M. posts the poem “Resurrected Concrete” by Z.H. Gill, along Fiction: "Uncle Simms" by Sy Holmes Nov 17, 2022 Fiction My Uncle Simms lives alone out in the country. My Uncle Simms doesn’t drink, but he smokes. Uncle Simms went to correspondence bible college. I "What Godot Forgot" by Erwin Dink Nov 14, 2022 Fiction Show, sitting on a low fly, hurts trying to gone off his ground, ditch hurt at it with both. ESTRAGON panting Moment peers up, you know. Tries hard Fiction: "St. Thomas Memory Care Facility" by Sean Ogilvy Nov 11, 2022 Fiction The bridge of Walter’s nose is terminally scarred and bleeding from where his glasses have cut him after walking into his door each morning. Every Fiction: "Nomadic" by George Oliver Nov 2, 2022 Fiction The world changed that day. Isolation became insulation; ruin became disrepair. At least in terms of Gertrude Tarrow’s understanding of it. Her Fiction: "I became a different person" by Tony Rauch Oct 31, 2022 Fiction I know people who go through changes (some brought on by external forces, some by accident, some by design, some gradual, some that stick, others Fiction: "some more reasons why denby trashed your place" by Tony Rauch Oct 26, 2022 Fiction The blue sky. The wind swirling in the leaves A platypus in the yard. A mysterious looking platypus A girl who moves away A girl he sees from time Fiction: "Sprinkles" by Alex Antiuk Oct 21, 2022 Fiction “What do-ya-do while you wait?” Jimmy asked. He was chewing with his mouth open, on a day old garlic knot the chef said he could have. Jimmy had Fiction: "A Haunting Manifestation of Musicals Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber" by James Callan Oct 17, 2022 Fiction The old lady who lives in the mansion has 1,000 cats. How many litter boxes she has, no one knows but herself and the ten hundred felines who use Fiction: "The Bad Cowboy" by Michael R. Colangelo Oct 10, 2022 Fiction The interior of the mall lawyer’s office is barren and cold and dark. Plain beige walls with strips of painter’s tape left on the door frames. Susan Prose: "Waiting Room" by Frank A. Esparros Oct 3, 2022 Fiction So this is where you start, ass planted in a blue plastic chair and eyes squinting into a room bathed in fluorescent light, terrible, and the worst Fiction: "The Pit" by Elyn Turne Sep 20, 2022 Fiction There’s no spiral and no staircase, and for those who are sentenced to work on this project there’s no way out. Such as myself. I’ve grown nostalgic Fiction: "The Shape of a Parked Car at Lunch" by Elliot Swain Sep 15, 2022 Fiction But I have to feed the meter! Yet this email chain has gone subcutaneous. “Don’t scratch it,” Walinda barks as she ambles past the plaster wall of Fiction: "The Quarterly" by Tim Paggi Sep 13, 2022 Fiction Out of respect to the departed, we refrained from cheering when the quarterly results arrived that May, and yet radiating waves of pride rippled Fiction: "Jump Rope" by Jonathan Tuttle Sep 2, 2022 Fiction One end of a jump rope is tied to a sidewalk barrier outside the hotel doors, and the other end is tied to another jump rope, which in turn is tied Fiction: "Mold" by Jonathan Tuttle Aug 31, 2022 Fiction Each night a mold developed around her retainer, blooming from the gap between the plastic halves. She awoke to dime-sized patches of green fur Fiction: "Construction" by Jonathan Tuttle Aug 29, 2022 Fiction A new bridge, deep in the county, would complete the beltway. The crew arrived a few hours after sunset to remove the forms from the second pair of