Category Archives: Mainstream/Literary

The World Traveler

BLACK SAND IN GLASS BOTTLES | Emma Hutson →Read the story @ SEVERINE. NOTE: The story can be found in ISSUE 3: WANDERLUST. You’ll have to view the piece in ISSUU — it’s on page 14. I like when journals publish … Continue reading

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Lolita: A Rebuttal

KINGDOM BY THE SEA | By Amy Parker →Read the story @ Interfictions. In the past few months, I’ve heard and read a lot of commentary on the works of Nabokov and the ever-controversial Lolita. Today we’re not discussing Nabokov’s novel … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Dive Bar

TOURNIQUET TUESDAYS | Tori Bond. →Read the story @ Cease, Cows. In “Tourniquet Tuesdays,” author Tori Bond begins by describing the drinking game of the same name (“It involved Wild Turkey and knocking someone out while blindfolded”) and uses this … Continue reading

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The Vodnik

THE WATER GOBLIN | Emily Koon. →Read the story @ Paper Darts. “The Water Goblin,” a short story by Emily Koon recently published in Paper Darts, is a deeply felt, beautifully stylized portrait of crisis within a family undergoing a cultural transition. … Continue reading

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Roommate Troubles

BLACK DOOM OF OPTION | Garret Schuelke ⇒Read the Story @ Revolution John. I once had a roommate who would take a few bong rips and then play his didgeridoo at one o’clock in the morning. Which is just to … Continue reading

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Can You Do Me a Favor?

THE BREAKUP | Sarah Gailey. Read the story @ The Literary Hatchet: Issue #12 (You have to fill out a quick form to download the issue as a pdf–the story is on page 28) S P O I L E … Continue reading

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Airline Friends

GOLDEN LAND | Sunisa Nardone.  Read the story @ Atlas & Alice. This is a story of inversions, of reversals: a sudden relationship between two women becomes incredibly deep, then reverses into surface-level acquaintanceship. Cultures are exchanged, reversed, in constant flux. … Continue reading

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