“As far as she was concerned, “The Visitor” was an old, irrelevant, and uninteresting story with nothing to say about her own time or her own needs.” Story of the Week (August 18), by Alzo David-West.Read More
“She just wanted to change the world, and she truly believed that good always prevails.” Story of the Week (August 11), by Natali Spasova. Translated from Macedonian by Will Firth.Read More
“On the bottom shelves of closets,/ the paper-dolls lay in cots,/ penciled-in eyes trained on doors/ that let in rabid dogs…”
Poem of the Week (31 July), by Saba Husain.
“The coal in his eyes, in his ears, on his lips, in tears/ that cleansed his corneas, in fingernails. The coal…”
Poem of the Week (9 July), by Somendra Singh Kharola.
“I admit I felt nothing when the news broke,/ it was only the stained glass bellies of the purple martins/ flaring, that made my skin bristle into the laketop stillness…”
Poem of the Week (1 July), by M.J. Arlett.
“My beloved brought me a basket of Hachiya persimmons, orange-red and glowing…”
Poem of the Week (24 May), by Susan Nguyen.
“It was a needless rinse, this bowl/ half wood, half smelling from wood/ that’s been taken away, trembling”
Poem of the Week (17 May), by Simon Perchik
“…if there’s one thing Featherly taught me, it was that Eggs-Are-A-Bitch.” Story of the Week (May 5), by Dwight Hilson.Read More
“they cannot ensure a clean death for me/ they cannot ensure my reincarnation back to those lands…”
Poem of the Week (3 May), by Elif Sezen.
“It was then they heard the voice, like someone speaking through an electrolarynx.” Story of the Week (April 28), by Alfredo Franco.Read More