fiction

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27 Minutes
Philip S. Bloch

1964
John P. Kristofco

Aasif
Rami Ungar

Accommodations
Elizabeth Alexander

Accomplices
Stuart Stromin

Additives
Paul K. Binford

Affordable
Lee Sullivan

The Agitation
Ken Poyner

Ain’t No White Dolls
Trenee Seward

Ain’t None of My Business
Adam Matson

A.K.A.
Darrell Petska

The Alarm Goes Off
West Gipson

An Auspicious Time
Jennifer Wang

Another Group of Dark-Skinned Outsiders
Don Kirksey

Ant Eater
Walker Smart

Anything You Want
Leanne Ryan

The Appointment
Greg Jenkins

As American as Apple Pie
John Adkisson

At a Time like This
Frederic Smith

August 32nd
Adam Matson

Awake?
Everson Thomas

The Banyan Tree
Dennis James

Beauty
Boletilemang Gabokgatlhe

Beep, Beep, Beep
Stephen Bartlett

Beggars’ Street
Ajay Patri

Bending toward Justice—at Glacial Speed
Elizabeth Alexander

The Bigger Bite
Bradford Philen

Bitty in the Machine
Scott Gordon

Blood and Revelation
Dave Shearer

Bloody Sunday Redux
Mike DiChristina

Boardwalk and the Upper Crust
Robert Collings

Boxer
Casey Wiley

Brian’s Unemployment Monkey
A. W. DeAnnuntis

Bus Route
Derald Hamilton

By Any Other Name
Paul Jenkins

Camp Reconsideration
Megan Franzen

Campaign Interrupted
Keith Madsen

Camping
Andrew J. Hogan

A Candle at the Window
Colleen Sutherland

Capacity
Douglas James Troxell

Casa Padre
Daniel C. Smith

The Children’s Charities
Jason Peck

The Chinese Wife
Margaret Karmazin

Claire Rose
JoAnneh Nagler

Climate Change
Jessica Van Devanter

Closer Together
K. Rhen Hunt

The Closet
Ron Hartley

Closet Space
Sandra Ketcham

The Cobbler
Dennis James

Cold Calls
John M. Radosta

The Colliery
Robert David Stetten

The Committee
Josephine Donovan

Community College
Richard Krause

Corazón
Sam Provenzano

Cornelia’s Song
Fred Cohn

Corrugated Righteousness
Janna Moretti

Count Rumford
Steve Young

Covenants
Scott H. McFadden

Cover My Shorts
Ferdinand E. Hintze

The Cure
Michael Andreoni

Dances of the Solar Ostrich-men
Arturo Desimone

The Dancing Policeman
Satyaki Kanjilal

A Dangerous Woman
Karen Hunt

A Day at the Office
Dan Wilson

The Day Off
Patty Somlo

Day One of Dant de Meyde
TL Folkard

Day’s End
Nancy E. Polin

Dead Time
Mike Bates

The Debate
Martha Clarkson

Defense
Joe Kissel

Diet of Worms
Earl Coleman

A Different Tribe
Sally Houtman

Digital Gitmo
Ken Dickerson

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
Suzi Ehtesham-Zadeh

Dope: It’s What’s for Dinner
Joshua K. Gill

The Dream
David A. Einhorn

Dream Weavers
Jean Vermette

The Drink Tank
Joshua Foust

Driving a Truck in Afghanistan
Barry Basden

Earl
Douglas Alan Pearce

Efrain
J. Thomas Cross

Election Day
Douglas J. Troxell

Electric Skillet
C.R. Reardon

Emperor Herbert and the Zumzudian List
Gabriel Ertsgaard

An Encounter in Kochi
Michael Royce

Escape the Legion
Sarah M. Prindle

The Examination
A.K. Kulshreshth

Far from Everywhere
G. D. McFetridge

Fifteen Tops
Michael Andreoni

Fifties Scoop
John Tavares

Firewood Girl
Adetokunbo Abiola

Fly the Yard
Diana Brawley Sussman

Freezing Cold and Scared to Death of Sharks
Ryan Havely

Friday Night at the Movies in Buffalo, N.Y.
Elizabeth T. Hansen

Garlic Boy
Jonathan B. Ferrini

The Gatekeeper
Timothy Smith

The Gift
Mike Lary

The Gift
Patty Somlo

The Girl in the Headscarf
George Holm

The Good Shepherd Lawn Care Service
Gary Jones

A Grand Bargain
Jonathan B. Ferrini

The Green Note
André Braga Cabral

The Guardians
Elizabeth J. Mitchell

Handle with Care
Martha Clarkson

The Happiness Gene
Kevin Finnerty

He, in the Desert
Fletcher Bonin

Heather
Jennifer Hollie Bowles

Heaven Can’t Wait
Richard Harkness

Heaven’s Sigh
Aziz Talbani

Historical Relations of Biological and Artificial Humans
Mark Howard

The History of Fruit
Rebecca Troy

The History of How We Existed: Out of Print
E. F. Schraeder

A Holiday Bow
Mike Bates

How To Build A Successful Religion: A Fable For The Fallible
Richard Harkness

Hunger Mouth
E. F. Schraeder

The Hungry Mother
Jean Lee

The Hunt
James P. Wagner

I Am and Again
Margaret Karmazin

I Hear You
Alice Stern

The Imjin River
Elizabeth Starer

In the Afternoon Sun
Seth James

Inertia-ing
Nathan Moseley

Infected
Margaret Karmazin

Initiation
Kawika Guillermo

Insurable Interest
Portia Tewogbade

The Interview
Joel Turner

Interview with a Deity
Steve Borst

Jack Straw Says
Melvin Litton

John Geld
Aaron Rowley

The Jungle
Megan Edwards

Just Not Possible
Margaret Karmazin

Kelly
Brian Rowe

A King in an Alternate Universe
Keith Madsen

<K>onstant
Steven Sheffield Cooke

La Laguna
Eric Z. Weintraub

Ladies or Tigers
Mickey J. Corrigan

Last Walk on Silver Lane
Eric D. Lehman

Last Year
Eric Duffy

The Lavender Dynasty
Bromme H. Cole

Legs
Dave Schafer

The Lighthouse of Ajax Mountain
Daniel D. Adams

Listen to the Music
John Poblocki

The Little Things
K. Lee

A Long Space to Go
Roger Real Drouin

Lost Love
Richard Lind

Lost Privileges
Frederic Smith

Love and the Jihad
Robby McChargue

Love, Logic & Bacteria
Allen M. Price

The Love of Economics
(The Economics of Love)

Jim Boswell

Lunch Lady of the Year
Steve Borst

Luteus: A Satire
Marly Solebello

Madam President, Crazy Skunk Lady
Marshall Geck

Madame Guillotine
Thomas Moreau

Maria’s Escape Hatch
Roy Haymond

Marvin Kessler’s Shoes
Robert H. Sachs

MASH Reenactment Guild
Ron Burch

Me and Loretta
Bradley Don Richter

Me There
John Yohe

Memory Is Altered
T. L. Folkard

Mercy Flight
Ken Williams

The Midas Punch
Richard Harkness

The Migration
Barry Ryan

A Million Lights to Dance On
Stacey Bell

Möbius Strip Summer
Richard Harkness

A Model Relationship
Margaret Karmazin

Monsters
Tyra Kaufmann

Mother Nature’s Revenge
Stephen Roth

Mr. Green The Funnyman
Elizabeth Alexander

My Name Is Nobody
Keith G. Laufenberg

My Peanut-Butter-
Sandwich Life

Heather Villa

The Names of the Many
Denton Croushore

The Nation of Very Happy People
Cierra Lynch

Neighborhood Watch
Agustín Lopez

Neighborly
Kevin Springfield

Never Was Right
Britomarte Van Horn

Next Available Flight
Roland Goity

No. 117
John Vanderslice

Norte
Christopher Aslan Overfelt

Not Alone
Ryan Vann

Nothing to Lose
James Tyler

The Official Sour Cabbage of United Russia
Thomas Girshin

Old Crow
Scott R. Brownlee

Once the Fields Were Full of Butterflies
John C. Mannone

Our Arborist
Jonathan B. Ferrini

The Owl and the Border
Amy Reed-Sandoval

The Panhandler
Ryan Mohr

Parts of Speech
Sharon Erby

Peach Blossom
Maureen Keenan-Mason

Pica
Thomas Moreau

Pierson’s Dome
Sean MacKendrick

Pink Band-Aids and Microwave Pizza
Lucas J. Burford

A Place Not Fit for Man
R.A. Joseph

Playa Conchal
James Bryan Cornelius

The Players
Lauren Marie Schmidt

The Post-Communist Beggar
Joseph Grim Feinberg

Prospects
Melvin Litton

The Puppet Show
Liana Vrajitoru Andreasen

The Rally To Wealth
Ken Poyner

Ready to Retire
Thomas Sullivan

Rebellion’s End
Christopher S. Bell

Reconstruction
Viccy Adams

Relax
Ken Poyner

Remember You Are Dust
Daniel Vollaro

Retirement
Ken Poyner

The Return of the Generals
Lois Marie Harrod

Returning Home
Adetokunbo Abiola

The Ridge
William Locke Hauser

The Right Way
David Weiskircher

Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay
Steve Slavin

Room at the Top
G. D. McFetridge

The Rosary
Marco Etheridge

Sadie, Jack and Fluffy Go On a Trip: A New Normal Primer
Dennis James

The Saint
Don Stockard

Sauce for the Gander
Fred Cohn

Scan the Onion
Mickey J. Corrigan

The Secret Address to the Physicians of the Order of Asclepius
Conor O’Brian Barnes

Shark Fin Soup
J. R. Gerow

She Couldn’t Say I Told You So
Jeff Jacobs

Sheep
Ken Poyner

Sheldon
Isaac Birchmier

Shorty’s Take
Dennis James

Shoveling Snow on Oil Tanks
Amanda A. Meader

Simple Statistics
Michelle Fiedler

Sleeping on Paul’s Mattress
Brenda Rose

The Snake Catcher’s Son
Khanh Ha

Splintered
Danielle Eleanor

Snuffy’s Last Walk
Jack E. Dunning

Southern Discomfort
Emily Hartzog

The Stare
Daniel Gonzalez

Stemness
Andrey Kuzmichev

Stevie’s Father
John P. Kristofco

The Stop
Jessie Lanoil

The Story of Bone
Ken Poyner

Summer 1963
Thomas DeConna

Superhighway
Jonathan B. Ferrini

A Surprise Proposal
Ian Woollen

Swimming
Bob Hartley

System.err.precipitation
Catherine Bradberry

Take Me As I Am
Danielle Ranucci

Taking #71
Jeff Burt

Tallmadge
Adam Matson

Teeth
Michael Pikna

They Speak Mexican Down on the South Side
CS DeWildt

The Thing in the White House
Bev Jafek

Third Strike
Myra Sherman

The Thorns Where Snakes Once Grew
John Lovik

A Ticket to Savor
Lauranna Johnson

Time Killer
Ana Vidosavljevic

The Tree
John P. Kristofco

The Tree Singer
Ken Poyner

Tried So Hard to Get the Twang out my Mouth
Perry Genovesi

Two for the Show
Mechele Pruitt

Two Needs Fulfilled
Sylvia Melvin

The Underground Cabin
J.K. Flannigan

Unfinished Business
Amber Mikell

The Value of Husbands
Margaret Karmazin

Vasily’s Eggs
Mike Bates

A View of the Desert
Kevin Kostelnik

The Vision
K. Farr

Visitors
John Sheirer

Voices from the Corral
Amr Abouelleil

Walking Under Ladders
Grace Lapointe

Weathered Crossroads
Michelle Boyd Waters

Welcome to the Icebox
Robert I. Mann

A Well Away
Bradford Philen

What Needed To Be Done
Patty Somlo

What The Shadow Knows
Amanda Walton

When Death Falls From the Sky
J. Astrian Horsburgh

Wombs for Rent
Eva Sajoo

Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.
Eli Horowitz

World Gone Wrong
Michael Lawrence

Wrench
Gary Jones

Write Your Story: The Show
Nadia Ibrashi

The Wrong Place
Caryl Sills

The Yearbook
Gary McCann