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Three Small Poems

Joseph Mains

11.21.14

Donald Dunbar’s editorial tour of the Pacific NW makes its next stop with three new very short poems by Joseph Mains.

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I have felt crazy at almost every point in my life: An Interview with Mallory Witten

Andrew Duncan Worthington

11.20.14

Andrew Worthington talks with Mallory Whitten about PTSD, depression, art, and her new book, Collected Stories and Poems.

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Pray to St. Anthony

Fiona Helmsley

11.19.14

Sex and arson fold over on memory in a new short fiction by Fiona Helmsley. Art by Danny Jock.

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A Review of Mallory Whitten’s Collected Poems & Stories

Zach Schwartz

11.18.14

Mallory Whitten’s debut collection gathers a wide range of styles into a coherent, surprising whole. Zach Schwartz reviews.

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Notes Towards an Essay about the Writing Scenery in Portland.

Jeff Alessandrelli

11.17.14

Jeff Alessandrelli digs into Portland’s literary scene, finding both a lack worth paying attention to and a sufficiency to make flyover states jealous.

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The One Where Nothing Called Back

John Beer

11.14.14

“Aisle 12 remains unbroken / Aisle 13 oxycodone”: Donald Dunbar’s editorial tour of the Pacific NW makes its next stop with a new poem by John Beer.

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A Review of Wong May’s Picasso’s Tears

Paul Cunningham

11.13.14

Composed over 34 years, Wong May’s latest collection harbors a mutative introspection on violence, art, America. Paul Cunningham reviews.

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Two Fictions

Leslie Burnette

11.12.14

Leslie Burnette offers two fictions dissecting the fucking of other women, potato chips, and dream kidnappings.

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A Review of Lydia Millet’s Magnificence

Stacey Levine

11.11.14

Lydia Millet’s latest extends a long track record of fearless, unnerving fiction. Stacey Levine reviews.

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Pessimistic & Cynical: An Interview with Dominic Palermo

Sarah Rose Etter

11.10.14

The frontman of Nothing shares his views on literature, existentialism, Charles Bukowski, and hating Ayn Rand in this interview.