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King of the World

Mark Budman

09.27.17

“Every word in the world is a corruption of another word.” New fiction by Mark Budman.

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Connected at the Skull

Matthew Dexter

09.20.17

“Licking Lilliputian lips, Larry rides me, whips my armpit hair with the inertial majesty of Ron Turcotte on Secretariat in the final stretch at Belmont Park finish line coming into blurred vision, Camel smoke sifting from furry nostrils, field thirty-one lengths behind.” New fiction from Matthew Dexter.

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Coastal Zone

Derick Dupre

09.13.17

“A man with bypass scars spoons something greasy into his mouth. Torpid picnics in the sand. An embarrassment of fishcakes. A pornography of bologna. The sun. The scents.” New short fiction by Derick Dupre.

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THE THIRTEEN TIMES I MET KEVIN COSTNER

Chris Okum

09.06.17

“The first time I met Kevin Costner he was on the other side of a locked bathroom door. I introduced myself and told him it was nice to meet him, but he didn’t say anything.” New short fiction by Chris Okum.

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Catnet

Christopher James

08.30.17

“Sometime I embarrass carry catnet with cat in, especially near tourist and near customer, but then I see man with ratnet and know life could worse.” New fiction by Christopher James.

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Suiyi Tang

08.23.17

“stoned ‘i’ am capable of fear and embittered responsibility, but god (and where may she be right now–tucked under my bra, behind the swollen fold of my eye) knows that nervous energy drives failure, preparation and well-meaning dictation the stuff of missed opportunity.” New work by Suiyi Tang.

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Excerpt from Diary of a Young Grey Man: The Jesus Year

Semyon Khokhlov

08.16.17

“Grey bursting clouds massive sprays like flick after flick of it waking out of other wakings into the Geographical History of America and A. on the line finally no Wi-Fi on his Danish girlfriend’s houseboat the straight ahead way of breaking down an academic argument apologizing for the crudeness of the words that matter.” Debut fiction from Semyon Khokhlov.

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Statement from the manager of the band who was supposed to score Tarkovsky’s long-awaited sequel to the cult classic Solaris

Luke Kokoszka

08.09.17

“The rest of the band, upon discovering their friend and band-mate had seemingly vanished into the void, became paranoid.” New fiction by Luke Kokoszka.

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I Had the Egg

Justin Dobbs

08.02.17

“I had the egg before. Today no egg. Or rather I have eaten the egg. Therefore the egg is inside me. But can it still be called an egg?” New fiction by Justin Dobbs.

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Existence Precedes Essence (or Perhaps it is the Other way Around)

Samuel Rafael Barber

07.26.17

“I was reading a profile of a certain moral philosopher (considered by some to be an unrepentant misanthrope) over papas con huevo tacos one morning while dreading the encroaching sun (whose setting in the west never fails to cast an uncompromising beam of relentless despair upon my desk during those hours when professionals are returning home to the bars from work, those hours when I am only beginning my precipitous loss in drink from the safe confines of a favored chair) when suddenly, I was given reason to reflect on the photographic exploits of my dear friend Simplicio.” New fiction from Samuel Rafael Barber.