Abha Iyengar – Deception

Adetomiwa Victor Owoseni – An Unspoken Exchange

Ahimaz Rajessh – All Eggs, No Birds

Ahimaz Rajessh – Bridges

AJ Atwater – No One

A. J. Huffman – Postmortem Instructions

Aleyna Rentz – The Color of Dead Things

Al Kratz – It’s been a Long Time since I’ve Rock and Rolled

Alina Stefanescu – Letter to a Midwestern Artist

Allison Wyss – The Pool and the Body Parts

Alvarado O’Brien – Three Conversations

Amber Nicole Brooks – Imprint

Amelia Langford – Dinosaur Suit

Amy Rossi – If You Need Me, I’ll Be Over Here Marking My Life in Bob Seger Songs

Andrew Stancek – Bara

Andrew Wehmann – Little Sure Shot

Anna Cabe – See Me

Anna Lea Jancewicz – The Rabbits of the Underworld Find Innovation Distasteful

Anne Elizabeth Weisgerber – Charybdis

Anne Elizabeth Weisgerber – Eight

Anne Elizabeth Weisgerber – F. Scott, Remember Me

Anne Elizabeth Weisgerber w/a Louis Roddan Leggett – Joseph Conrad Took Twenty-Five Years to Bust My Balls, That Twit

Anne Elizabeth Weisgerber w/a Louis Roddan Leggett translating from the French Honore de Balzac – Hard Pressed from: Illusions Perdue

Angela Readman – Improbable Cures for Insomnia

Ann Hillesland – Listen to Me

Anthony Cordello – Salts in the Brain

Antoine Bargel – The Definition of Insanity 2

Ashley Hutson – Disbelief

Aubrey Hirsch – Bad Boys


Barbara O’Donnell – New Friend

Barrett Travis – Animal Control

Becca Borawski Jenkins – Singed by the Fire of a Thousand Dreams

Ben Slotky – Spark and Flink

Bethany Laurell – Crickets

Beverly A. Jackson – Dusty Hoffman Isn’t Greek

Beverly A. Jackson – I Remember

Beverly A. Jackson – Kickin’ Bossa Nova

Beverly A. Jackson – The Rapture

Brendan Zietsch – Tuesdays at the Table

Briget Heidmous (w/ Jessy Randall) – The Park is a Giant OctopusMonsters May Lurk Here


Cara Benson – Situations in Which Groping Is an Appropriate Response

Caroline Fairey – Vacation

Catfish McDaris – Lala

Catfish McDaris – The Matador

Catherine McNamara – Slaughter of the Innocents

Catherine McNamara – Trionfo di Pesce

Cathy Ulrich – These Clouds Are Not the Same Clouds; This Sky Is Not the Same Sky

Cathy Ulrich – When the Children Return

C. C. Russell – How It Begins

Chad Miller – Husband in the Ear

Charles Lennox – Dog Story

Chaya Bhuvaneswar – The Glenohumeral Joint

Chelsea Ruxer – Enamel

Chelsea Voulgares – Volcano

Cheyenne Nimes – At The Mirage

Chris Milam – Driftwood

Christina Murphy – Our Story

Christopher Allen – The Microbiology of Laiq

Christopher Murphy – Roscoe

Christopher Stanley – Lincoln in New York

Claire Hopple – Monitor

Claire Polders – Brunch

Clio Velentza – Ursa Major


Dan Crawley – Goliath

Dan Crawley – Justice Court

Daniel M. Shapiro – Clyde’s Other Work

Daniel M. Shapiro (w/ Jessy Randall) – De Monstris

Daniel M. Shapiro – Duet for Robot Tenor Saxophonist and Human Tenor Saxophonist in D Minor

Daniel Roy Connelly – Marlene Dietrich is wearing your clitoris

Dan Nielsen – Roller Skating in the Basement

Dan Tremaglio – Wait, I Drank What?

David Byron Queen – Dry

David James Poissant – Medusa in Orlando

David S. Atkinson – All I Wanted Was Coffee, but Van Gogh Had to Play His Little Game

Dennis Scott Herbert – This is What you Wanted

Derick Dupre – Mr. and Mrs. Krummholz

Digby Beaumont – Boris Is Alive and Working as a Piano Player at the Sun Moon Chinese Restaurant

Dominic Lim – A Small Seed

Dorothy Rice – Choke Point

Dylan Brie Ducey – The Black Leather Pants


Edward Hardy – Apology #7: The Ottoman or I Feel Bad About Plaid

Eibhlinn McAleer – Foot

Elaine Chiew – The Boat

Elaine Chiew – A Compendium of Chinese Ghosts, Part I and II

Elaine Chiew – Stronger

Eleanor Gallagher – New York City, 2003

Elias Keller – Shall I Compare Thee to a Wilted Rose?

Elizabeth Gibson – The Tooth

Elizabeth Lovatt – I Have My Mother’s Eyes

Elizabeth Morton – 9×9, or how we sold toys at the end of the world

Emi Benn – The Book and the Baby

Emi Benn – An Abbreviated Catalogue of Things Passed In and Out of One Vagina

em jollie – Blue Hour

Eugenio Volpe – The Many Ends of My Son #18

Eva Wong Nava – Family


Fortunato Salazar – santa is my faux grandma

Fred Miller – Memorial Day


Gary V. Powell – Exotic

Gary V. Powell – The Geometry of Desire

Gay Degani – Adult Education

Geordie Willliams Flantz – Horses

Gershon Ben-Avraham – Remembering Robert Angus McDavid

Geula Geurts – Poet Suffers Stroke

GJ Hart – A Kind of Kind Thing to Do

GJ Hart – Proportionate


Heidi Heim – The Worst Thing

Hugh Behm-Steinberg – Dictionary

Hugh Behm-Steinberg – Eels & Eels #2

Hugh Behm-Steinberg – Goodwill

Hugh Behm-Steinberg – Parade & Bears


Ingrid Jendrzejewski – I Could Close My Eyes to Avoid Further Injury

Iris N. Schwartz – Ever After

Iris N. Schwartz – Nothern Manhattan (My Secret Life with Chris Noth)


Jack C. Buck – dear michigan

Jack Somers – Vanishing Man

Jacqueline Doyle – The House on Cypress Street

Jacquelyn Bengfort – A Habitable Place

James Claffey – The Last Irishman to Walk on the Moon

James Hartman – Flash Fiction

Jan Elman Stout – Pack Mentality

Jane Kim-Szpajda – My Baby Has Been Calling the Psychic Hotline

Jane-Rebecca Cannarella – Ocean Songs for the Nursery

Jan Stinchcomb – Ashley’s Bracelet

Jan Stinchcomb – Heroine Night

Jason Marc Harris – Fallen

Jay Merill – Yes and Yet

J. Bradley – Brick by Brick

J. Bradley – Cumulus

J. Bradley – The Human Bullet

J. Edward Kruft – Communion

Jen Michalski – Ghosts

Jennifer Fliss – In Which Woody Allen Goes For a Pedicure

Jennifer Fliss – Maude’s Cards Against Humanity

Jennifer Kircher Carr – Bride 2

Jennifer Macbain-Stephens – The Heifers

Jennifer Todhunter – The Cartographer

Jenn Stroud Rossmann – Don’t Shake Hands on the Bandstand

Jeremiah Tan – Astrid Hulderbarn

Jessica Roeder – Parking

Jessy Randall – Project Sexway

Jessy Randall (w/ Briget Heidmous) – The Park is a Giant Octopus, Monsters May Lurk Here

Jessy Randall (w/ Daniel M. Shapiro) – De Monstris

Joe Bedford – The Roadblock

Joe Kapitan – Tiny Fake Us, Staring Out to Sea

John Baum – Therapy

John Meyers – Checking Out

John Minichillo – Dog

John Minichillo – The First Woman on Mars

Jonathan Cardew – Day Terrors

Jonathan Cardew – In Which Jabba the Hutt Stops By For a Coffee

Jonathan Cardew – Robocop Infinity

Jonathan Phin – Drown

Jon Berger – American Motorcycle Sound Effects

Joseph Young – Ash Wednesday

Joseph Young – Rainbow Joke

Joseph Young – Two Terrible Stories

Jovan Popov-Albertson – Neighbor

Judyth Emanuel – Wham Bam

Julia Strayer – A Few Goats


Kaj Tanaka – How To Tell A Story

Katherine Forbes Riley – Speaks My Language

Kathryn Kulpa – How to Find Your Way to Black Bread Lake

Kathryn Kulpa – Jolene, Jolene

Kathryn McMahon – Crocodile Wife

Kathryn McMahon – Dirty Red Questions

Kathy Fish – Collective Nouns for Humans in the Wild

K.C. Mead-Brewer – The Bomb

Kevin D. LeMaster – At The Pinnacle of Merry-Go-Round and Gravel

Kevin Tosca – The Hug

Kevin Tosca – On the Nude Beach

Kim Magowan – Ninth Stepping

Kirsten Kaschock – Dreamer

Kristina Ten – Swell / Swollen

KT Sparks – Hardware

Kyle Hemmings – He Wore Anthrax like a Purple Heart

Kyle Hemmings – The House Between Timezones


LaRue Cook – On the Wings of a Cormorant

Laura Solomon – Old Hat

Laura Solomon – Those Left Behind

Lauren Becker – Take and Give

Leslie Bohem – Why John Lennon Had to Go

Lincoln Michel – Not Courteney Cox

Lisa de Nikolits – Dream Sequence #35

L.L. Madrid – Tiny Stitches

Lori Sambol Bordy – I Want to Believe the Truth Is Out There

Lori Sambol Brody – No Problems, No Problems

Louis Wenzlow – The Smorgasbord of Yum

Lucía Damacela – Installation

Lucie Britsch – How to fit it

Lucinda Kempe – Breeding

Lucinda Kempe – Liars in Love

Lucinda Kempe – The Man Who Ate Cats

Lucy Durneen – The Smallest of Things

Lucy Durneen – What We Talk About When We Talk About Rockets in the Night

Lydia Copeland Gwyn – My Body Feels Full of Stars

Lynn Mundell – Sophia

Lynsey Morandin – Life, Without


Madeline Anthes – Duets

Madeline Anthes – To Be Devoured

Mandy Huggins – Blood Red

Maria Pinto – Unsurprised on 11/9/16

Mark Budman – Ad Augusta per Augusta

Martin Heavisides – Louis

Mary Akers – Nude

Mary Lynn Reed – Florida

Mary Lynn Reed – North, South, East, West

Maureen Langloss – God Submits

Max Ildari – Industry Types

Meghan Phillips – She Feels Self-Conscious about Her Teeth

Meg Pokrass – Therapy Cat

Meg Tuite – The Sequential Mode of Existence

Melissa Goode – It falls

Melissa Goode – No one is home

Michael Chin – The Arrival

Michael Loveday – Prognosis

Michael Mungiello – Basking, Gloating

Michele Finn Johnson – Gravitational Waves

Michelle Elvy – Fish Forever

Michelle Ross – Accomplice or Hostage

Michelle Ross – Tobe’s Baby

Mileva Anastasiadou – The perks of being a fake friend

Mitchell Krockmalnik Grabois – Anniversary

M.J. Iuppa – Stealing, Freely & Burgers and Pies

Molia Dumbleton – At Tommy Rune’s


Nathaniel Tower – A Boy and His Couch

Nick Black – The Night We Drove Old Terry Down

Nicholas Cook – An Introduction to Meteorites

Nickie Shobeiry – Bottle Black

Noa Sivan – Mister Potato Head

Noa Sivan – Plaza Trinidad

Noa Sivan – The Chinese Box

Noa Sivan Microfictions – Straightening Lines, Fucking Tel Aviv, Thumb War, All right, Semantic Satiation, Space, Jellyfish

Noemi Martinez- Miranda Mendoza and Leticia Mejía

Nuala O’Connor – The Day Léopoldine Hugo Was Lost


Paul Beckman – Dental Floss Debate: Good vs. Not So Good

Paul Beckman – Five Minutes Can Make a Difference

Paul Negri – Waiting Our Turn

Pearse Anderson – Urban Decay

Penn Kemp – Cat a Gory

Peter Grimes – Bicentennial

Poonam Srivastava – Where Here Is


Randall Brown – Disintegration

Ray Scanlon – Gold Watch

Rebecca Fishow – The Cyclops Has His Reasons

Rebecca Fishow – Three Monsters

Rebecca Harrison – The Lockets

Rhiannon Cousins – The Truth About Loneliness

Richard Mark Glover – Nothing Really Ordinary

Robert Hilles – The Hurry

Roger Meachem – Galileo’s Other Job

Roman James Hoffman – The Sound that Angry Angels Make

Ron Burch – I Miss You When You’re Around

Rozz Lewis – Fried Breakfast


Sadiq Jaffery – Baby Steps

S.A. Leavesley – Atlased

Sandra Arnold – Derived from the Latin Meaning Happiness

Sandra Arnold – Grave Concerns

Sarah Beaudette – Tie Her Around Your Neck

Sarah Broderick – After the Revelers Depart

Sara Lippmann – Hey, Baby

Scott Ray – Who Could Say to What Degree I Hold Myself Responsible

Sean Daly – Community Service

Sean Daly – Words

Selena Casha – Confessions

Shawn McClure – The Gap

Sheldon Lee Compton – After a Certain Point, You’ve Got to Name the Bird

Sheldon Lee Compton – Lead Like Moses

Simon Barker – Rothko

Simon Sylvester – Murmurations

Siobhan Welch – Mid Shift at La Fiesta with the Texas Teacakes Chapter of the Red Hat Society

Sona Maniar – In Search of a Beginning

Stacy Trautwein Burns – Where Life Begins

Stefanie Freele – The Consultant

Steve Bogdaniec – Huey Lewis and No News

Steve Cushman – Burying the Bird

Steve Sibra – Frank Wakes Up

Steve Sibra – Karamazov by the End of the Year

Steven Moss – Why Does Earth Sparkle So Much?

Stuart Greenhouse – Bulbs

Subashini Navaratnam – Experimental Woman

Sudha Balagopal – Supernatural

Sudha Balagopal – Timbre and Tone

Susan Tepper – Breasts

Susan Tepper – Slicer

Susan Tepper – The Actor

Susan Tepper – Your Sheets Don’t Smell Good


Tara Campbell – You, Commuter

Tara Isabel Zambrano – The sea within

T. E. Cowell – R.I.P. My Blue Hoody

Terri Jane Dow – Clockwork

Thaddeus Rutkowski – Slip of a Knife

Thomas Kearnes – Berlin

Thomas Kearnes – Listen

Thomas O’Connell – Gifts

Timothy Day – The Melamorphosis

Tim Love – My love it is a red, red rose

TJ Fuller – Soon

T. L. Sherwood – It Only Hurts When I Smile

T. L. Sherwood – Pretty Changes


Valerie Maloof – Six Months Pregnant

Vallie Lynn Watson – It Leaves No Shadows

Victoria Briggs – Weepers

Victoria Richards – Then there you are

Vincent Louis Carrella – The Agabus


Walt Paterson – Pact

William R. Soldan – South of Nogales


Kisses and hugs to all our contributors.


Yardenne Greenspan – translator of Noa Sivan’s Straightening Lines, Fucking Tel Aviv, Thumb War, All right, Semantic Satiation, Space, Jellyfish

Yasmina Din Madden


Zach Powers – A Study in Misunderstanding

Z.Z. Boone – Moonless