“Already even then the actor who occupied center stage had been replaced by a marionette that looked like him, so much so that many years later the actor began to assume marionette-like movements and even fashioned his clothes to resemble that of a doll’s.” New fiction by Gaurav Monga.
“The other aides don’t know King-King like me. The other aides think he is a pervert. But the other aides are wrong.” New fiction by Harris Lahti.
Kristine Ong Muslim
“It is not yet officially morning but everyone in the world has already reported waking up from dreams either completely coated or partially encrusted with black mold.” A new story from Kristine Ong Muslim, excerpted from her recently released collection, The Drone Outside.
“Something has settled in. I am helpless like a crumpled car, Spencer says. I am helpless like a crumpled car, he says, and this is how he wakes up every day. Something has settled in and run amok.” New fiction by Richard Chiem.
“i signed petitions to save baby walruses, to clean up oceans by drinking less man made liquid, to further the cause of skin wars by eliminating all skin from all everywhere.” New work by Nooks Krannie.
“An article online explains how a large majority of homosexuals are possessed by ghosts.” New work by Joseph Dante.
“The mother-to-be’s proportions are wrong, too, which is why she is getting other work done in addition to the removal of the baby.” New short fiction by Michelle Ross.
“All this standing, now, waiting for this nonsense.” New short fiction by Nathan Dragon.
“Twice a year every rule about what you could toss out was tossed out and all the homes in York County threw away what, in the past six months, had become junk to them. Mountains at the end of every driveway.” New fiction by Tyler Barton.
“Her husband’s ex had built a career on saying terrible things about people.” New fiction by Vanessa Norton.