Contributors: Jody Cordova, Joan Fay Cuccio, Bonnie Arant Ertelt, Randall Garrison, Stephen Gibson, Bruce Henricksen, B.D. Love, Todd James Pierce, James M. Tierney, William F. Van Wert, Christine Wiltz
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If the fishing fleet had left before dawn, as most fishing fleets do, the disaster would have been avoided. But the fact was that the fleet hadn’t done any actual fishing for some years. Increasing tourist traffic, drawn to the …6
My wife and I can’t agree on which shade of gray to paint the dining room. She blames my Baptist childhood.
“It makes communication difficult.”
My heart is in the wrong place, but my head bows in contrition.
She prefers …1
Windeye, by Brian Evenson. Coffee House Press, 2012. $16.00, 176 pages.
Young girls should not be vanishing into windows which, in turn, should not be vanishing from the broad sides of houses in midday. These things do not happen, …2
Contributors: Chana Bloch, James Capozzi, Eduardo Milán, William Borden, Tom Haushalter, Guy R. Beining, Emmy Hunter, Rob Yardumian, Keith Cartwright, David Francis, Ioan Flora, Donald Maginnis, Aurelie Sheehan, Nathan Whiting, Thomas Dukes, Michael Ives, Michael Czyzniejewski, Ji-Taek Park, Daniel Gutstein, …0
Contributors: Daniel Borzutzky, Peter Joseph Gloviczki, Kass Fleisher, Bill Cotter, Mary Leader, Christopher Merkner, A. Minetta Gould, Tom C. Hunley, Joshua Corey, Seth Abramson, Daneen Wardrop, Geoff Wyss, Peter Streckfus, Christopher Kirsch, Teresa Milbrodt, C. J. Sage, Diane Seuss, Peter …0
Contributors: Lloyd M. Daigrepont, Andre Bazin, Alain Piette, Bert Cardullo, Lewis Turco, Robert Olen Butler, Michael Burns, Minghan Xiao, Jack Butler, Wayne B. Stengel, Kenneth J. Emberly, Jeffrey Alan Triggs, John Mosier, Kevin Evans
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He threw strawberries at birds to explain existentialism. So it went for the narrator of the story I read. I gazed out the window, snow on the ground.
In the street, a man pushed a cart full of batteries. His …3
On the last day of August I fell at the knees of planetary affairs, the impossible turned
me over: clemency— (I was shown a house with a yard in summer.) And I had lain in
the back under the worn …
Detroit off Exit 1A is nearly empty, anyway:
lots of leading out to nowhere, people all chased off,
then the man in the hole by the party store.
The film crew sets up in the middle of bad industry,
After her eyes were eaten out of their sockets and the old women sewed them shut with silver thread, they kept blinking. Not opening, just twitching up and down. Nobody could tell why. Whether it was just a reflex or—some …5