Flashes: Story by Mitchell Grabois

Flashes: Story by Mitchell Grabois

This is not a job I ever expected to have, but I couldn’t keep farming, not enough land, machines too old.
Song: Story by Mary Ann McGuigan

Song: Story by Mary Ann McGuigan

My mother had convinced herself—and us—that the landlord would never go through with it.
The Feather Pillow: Story by Horacio Quiroga

The Feather Pillow: Story by Horacio Quiroga

Her honeymoon, when it came, induced in her the seed of dread.
Warning: Poem by Phil Berry

Warning: Poem by Phil Berry

There’s a silver balloon / Over a post by the road / Where all must pause.
Wounds: Poem by Juleus Ghunta

Wounds: Poem by Juleus Ghunta

The night she tried to beat me, I slept on the veranda / of the shop in the square.
Two Poems by Gail Hosking

Two Poems by Gail Hosking

It’s warm. Always / warm with some war starting up, more / children to raise.
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry —Cassandra Clare
Two Stories by Marie McKay

Two Stories by Marie McKay

The thin edge of the paper slices the tip of my finger, but I continue so that blood paints a hole where an eye might have been.
Me and Sylvia Plath

Me and Sylvia Plath

Readers of a certain age will remember how, in the wake of President Kennedy’s assassination, a list of eerie parallels between his life and death and that of Abraham Lincoln began to circulate.
Melissa’s Green

Melissa’s Green

by Douglas J. Ogurek
 
RAI—that’s short for Romanowski Architects, Inc.—had a lot of asses, but the biggest ass was Dorkwimp Buttkisser.
Three Poems by Hilary Sideris

Three Poems by Hilary Sideris

You ask me, then / space out as I explain / the long & short / of the vowel “I.”
A Guide to Make Telemarketers Quit Calling

A Guide to Make Telemarketers Quit Calling

by Angela Kubinec
 
The focus of my work is on ways to lie to telemarketers in a fashion that insures they will quit calling.
Family: An Interview with Norma Smith

Family: An Interview with Norma Smith

by Rochelle Spencer
 
I’m sure it was both my grandmother’s love of books and the family stories about my grandfather that influenced who I became.
Does unconditional love really exist?

Does unconditional love really exist?

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Dogs are the truest, most sincere form of unconditional love, not to mention great wisdom about love.
The Garden of the Fugitives by Ashley Mace Havird

The Garden of the Fugitives by Ashley Mace Havird

Review by Angela Kubinec
 
The Garden of the Fugitives, winner of the 2013 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, is a collection by Ashley Mace Havird.
Horoscopes for Writers -- November 2017

Horoscopes for Writers — November 2017

Word counts, book sales, even romance: the only astrological guide a writer needs.
A Poem of Protest Signs

A Poem of Protest Signs

by Adam McCulloch
 
Where do I start? / This is very bad. / I don’t have time for this. I am not a professional protester!
Lightningstruck by Ashley Mace Havird

Lightningstruck by Ashley Mace Havird

Review by Angela Kubinec
 
It is the eternal southern gothic truth, and it sounds like a rotten spoiler. It tests the stuff of any southern writer.
Easy Street Visits SIFF

Easy Street Visits SIFF

Review by Joy Ralph
 
A large part of why I fall off the map each late spring and early summer is the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).
Divinity School Dropout

Divinity School Dropout

by Ferdinand Hunter
 
Sometimes, even now that I’m older and freer, and I am feeling especially alone in the world, I find myself whispering the words of the Apostles’ Creed.
Struck by Lightning in a Garden of Fugitives: Author Ashley Mace Havird

Struck by Lightning in a Garden of Fugitives: Author Ashley Mace Havird

Interview by Angela Kubinec
Escape from North Africa

Escape from North Africa

by Tom Sheehan
 
Hardly with a hop, skip and jump did Frank Parkinson come home from Tobruk, Egypt, North Africa, madness, and World War II in general.
Naturally about Kamagra knew, several times I bought Kamagra in a drugstore, but on a pocket noticeably beats and became less and less likely to take, then I started looking for analogs and substitutes, not HERBAL, friend was eating half a year and zero effect.

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