John Gifford: three flashes

Added to the archive today we’re happy to share John Gifford’s three flashes “Worms,” “Wish You Were Here,” and “Even Lifetime Warranties Have Expiration Dates” — now included in Wish You Were Here (Big Table, 2016):

John Gifford - three flash stories [sample]

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Steve Coughlin: Ernest Medley’s Situation

Today we’re delighted to pull up from the archive this fiction, which may or may not remind us of one of our New Year’s resolutions, by Steve Coughlin: “Ernest Medley’s Situation.”

Steve Coughlin - Ernest Medley's Situation [sample]

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Joel Peckham: Phys-Ed

O Reader, the Autumn pops of collar bones and skull bones colliding are amongst us. Or is that rugby? Nevertheless, join a third and more exuberant sport with this blue-ribbon prose poem by Joel Peckham from the archive: “Phys-Ed.”

Joel Peckham - Phys-Ed [sample]

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Noah Kucij: Austerities

Today we’re posting a little empathy, or at least a question, packaged beautifully and delivered of our archive with the brutal minimum of sinistrous verbiage: Noah Kucij’s “Austerities.”

Noah Kucij - Austerities [sample]


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Jennifer Markell: My Father Fell for FDR

Sunday is indeed the longest day of the year (here in the north). As the ground moves into the long climb toward perihelion, keep in mind this poem from the archive by Jennifer Markell: “My Father Fell for FDR.”

Jennifer Markell - My Father Fell for FDR [sample]

This poem originally appeared in SC 3.2.

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