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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Eric Prochaska: Guts

Today a fiction lifted down from the top shelf of our archive, the twisty fillet of Eric Prochaska’s “Guts“:

Eric Prochaska - Guts[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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Nicholas Miller: Unbending

We are fans of magical thinking, and we are fans of thinking magic. Conjured from the archive today: Nicholas Miller’s telekinetic flash, “Unbending.”

Nicholas Miller - Unbending [sample]



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Philip Kobylarz: Preaching to the Converted

We’re delighted to present, today, this flash fiction by Philip Kobylarz, “Preaching to the Converted”:

Philip Kobylarz - Preaching to the Converted [sample]


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