Nichole Rued: A Smart Girl’s Guide to Boys

Things are always gearing up for that date, aren’t they, hetero friends? Those greasy, bloody, screaming gears. The gears you’ve always been in. Prepare, if you dare, with Nichole Rued’s blinding CNF hermit crab “A Smart Girl’s Guide to Boys (A Found Essay)”:

This essay originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Jenny Mueller: two poems

It’s time for a month with poetry in it, Reader, and first up are Jenny Mueller’s “To Read Ashbery” and a poem from her series Postcards, “Cabin Town,” Gorham, N.H. (1967, 5.5 x 3.5 horizontal):

These poems first appeared in SC 7.2, available in our shop as an ebookRead on!

R.L. Aseret: Brother, Eye, Hospital

We’re here together, whether or not we’re going anywhere, and you can stay with us when you have to, so enjoy today’s share, R.L. Aseret’s “Brother, Eye, Hospital“:

This flash first appeared in SC 7.2, available in our shop as an ebookRead on!

Benny Brown: Ad Space

Summer gig blues, out there, for those who have a gig, and those who have to have have a gig. Find a little excitement in the “Ad Space,” this electricity-charged story by Benny Brown.

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This story first appeared in SC 7.2, available in our shop in print and ebook formatsRead on!

Ann Marie Gamble: A Shot of B

It’s the last moment, we see, for a quick escape (this was prepared in advance even while we think on our feet) — we take all our advice with Ann Marie Gamble’s [>>] “A Shot of B“:

This story appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!