“Her husband’s ex had built a career on saying terrible things about people.” New fiction by Vanessa Norton.
“The sharper the pen knife is the easier it will be to penetrate the skull, which is where we’re going.” New fiction by Daniel Beauregard.
“Allen brought diapers; Ellen brought old trash bags; Henry made a hair cake; Barbara vomited onto a plate. There’s nothing better, so you might as well eat it.” New fiction from Mike Corrao.
In this installment of Unpublishable, Sebastian Castillo offers up a Bolaño-driven take on writers reading the books of other writers to dizzying effect.
In this installment of Unpublishable, Moss Angel shares two pieces from Sea Witch, a novel-in-fragments that deals with the human body, heists, and pizza.
Duncan B. Barlow
“Millions of birds dying in the woods around me. Falling, pecked and pieced. It’s my duty to document.” New fiction by duncan b. barlow.
“The hot dogs sunbathed on lounge chairs by the pool, sweat seeping through their casings, as chicken tenders splashed and squealed and bobbed in their inner tubes.” New fiction by Kara Vernor.
Dagmar Mimi Harlow
“all of the kids in the room study theatre and political science and share viral social justice posts on the internet. you think you can have it all.” New work by Dagmar Mimi Harlow.
Vi Khi Nao
“Inside the vortex of her manuscript, her fingernails carve quotation marks on his back. He has not grown accustomed to being used in a sentence that way.” The latest installment of our Unpublishable series, featuring authors’ previously elsewhere-rejected work, comes from the great Vi Khi Nao.
Sarah Rose Etter
Unpublishable is a new series that seeks to publish writing & art that’s been rejected. In the first installment, emails from Noam Chomsky are blotted out in the days following the Trump election.