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Fiction

Flag Factory art
By Ron Burch

A Kafkaesque nightmare of irrational duties and absurd bureaucracies.

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

The third installment of Jessica Deaver’s hypnotic dystopian novel. Now monthly.

Removing the Poison
By Rachel Cuevas

A clean getaway from the past proves more formidable than originally thought.

A Very Serious Matter
By Mark Elzey

An Arizona family is swept up in the unstoppable machinery of war.

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

The spellbinding second installment of Jessica Deaver's "Zer0: Emancipation," a serialized dystopian novel.

By Laura Schleifer

Striving for contact in an anaesthetized, apathetic world, one woman pleads urgently, caringly into the abyss. Don’t resist, it answers back. Submit.

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

Contemplating an inhospitable future. And speculating on whether there could be any other kind.
 

By Sam Desmond

Imagine an epistolary between Emily Post and Larry Flynt.

By Sam Desmond

Cultural appropriation, Princess Diana, and Long Island mores. Shaken ... and stirred.

Twinkles & The Blob
By Nandi La Sophia

Boisterous, brazen, and beautiful, Nandi La Sophia's story startles and surprises.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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