“There once was a man and a dog drowning in a lake. A small crowd gathered at the water’s edge.” New fiction by Ashley Hutson.
“My husband left me for a pile of bricks. I loved him for two years but we’d been married for ten.” New fiction by Oliver Zarandi.
“You sit long enough in a small car looking at snow falling on shitty bungalows and expanses of weeds and your brain starts going funny places.” New short fiction by Pete Segall.
“Scientists say it was their doubled pheromones, their spectacular lack of adult supervision, the latent effects of bovine growth hormones in their preschool milk that triggered the Nilsson Sisters Phenomenon.” New short fiction by Lynn Mundell.
Shane Jesse Christmass
“A bath towel over filthy corpses. The air-conditioned sleep of useless animals. Vocal cords as sponges. A bus driver asleep in the warehouse. A telephone rings.” New short fiction by Shane Jesse Christmass.
“…a hand that brings a piece of bread to a mouth, a hand that holds a spoon to stir sugar into coffee, a finger that underlines a passage, fingers that flip a card that reveals our fate, a six of swords, a nine of wands drawn like long, reaching digits extended towards the sky.” New short fiction from Jessica Berger.
“He removes the charred serpent from the canister and screws the lid on tight. Outside, the earth resumes its orbit.” New short fiction by Joshua Jones.
“Joan knew, and Dr. Dangle probably smelled, that Joan masturbated four times a day with her right hand.” New fiction by Sara Kachelman.
“What I’m trying to say is, there’s something wrong with me. It’s not that I don’t believe in anything, it’s that I don’t care.” New short fiction by Becca Yenser.
“Even when she was the size of an aircraft carrier, the tumbling bodies jockeying for space were a bizarre delight. She imagined her womb as a wilderness where anything could happen.” New short fiction by Anne-Marie Kinney.