Tarfia Faizullah
Posted in Poetry Tarfia Faizullah

“Poem Full of Worry Ending with My Birth”

Luck has nothing to do with rationality or morality…

Posted in Fiction/Novel Herman Hesse

from The Glass Bead Game

Luck has nothing to do with rationality or morality…

Posted in John Berryman Nonfiction

On luck and ordeals

I do strongly feel that among the greatest pieces of luck for high achievement is ordeal.

Posted in Poetry Weldon Kees

“Aspects of Robinson”

…Robinson at home;
Decisions: Toynbee or luminol?

Posted in Poetry Weldon Kees


Early November, the dead leaves
Raked in piles, the wicker swing…

Posted in Miranda July Short Fiction

from “Birthmark”

Now began the part of her life where she was just very beautiful, except for…

Molly Brodak
Posted in Molly Brodak Poetry

“Joseph Conrad’s Last Novel (Which Is Comprised Entirely of Face Colors Used in His Previous Novels)”

Cinnamon, Nut Brown, Yellow, Lemon Yellow,Fatty Yellow, Shiny Yellow, Healthy Creole WhiteWhich is Never Tanned…

Posted in Nonfiction Sasha Chapin

from All the Wrong Moves

…another instance of my manic mind urging me to adopt an unlikely persona that would be discarded as soon as my self-loathing dictated that it should be…

Posted in Flannery O'Connor Short Fiction

from “A Temple of the Holy Ghost”

She could never be a saint, but…