April 2017

Complaint re: Micropeople by Aaron Morris

by JHow April 27, 2017

Assistant editor Tony Piatti on today’s bonus story: Colonization meets consumerism in this formally written complaint by Aaron Morris. Complaint re: MicropeopleTM is a disquieting expression of consumer expectations in […]

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Arabesque No. 1 by Lillian Kwok

by JHow April 25, 2017

Editorial intern Brian Czyzyk on today’s bonus poem: Delicate and magical, Lillian Kwok’s poem “Arabesque” begins with birds, and dances through fantastic images of the natural world. Here unfolds a […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Online Ritual Redux

by Ethan Brightbill April 21, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill brought back an old Crew Quarters question for our editors: What is the first website you check after waking up, or alternatively, what’s […]

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In through a Door, out a Window by Elijah Matthew Tubbs

by JHow April 20, 2017

Editor-in-Chief Jennifer A. Howard on today’s bonus short: Elijah Tubbs’ curious, twisty descent into language and history and violence left me feeling like myself at 8, spinning for kicks in […]

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Teachers Tell Me that from Far by Jessica Morey-Collins

by JHow April 18, 2017

Assistant poetry editor Stephen Wardell on today’s bonus poem: This poem by Jessica Morey-Collins flies in a circular motion, uniting families in the suburb with ghosts in the desert. In […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Writer Party Is Best Party

by Ethan Brightbill April 14, 2017

This week, we posed a hypothetical situation to our editors: You’re at a party with the characters of every book ever written. Who are your top three priorities to hang […]

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When Michael Turns Fish by Francine Witte

by JHow April 12, 2017

Editorial intern Brandon Hanson on today’s bonus story: This story is as sweet as it is strange. This fishy tale will hook you in the heart. When Michael Turns Fish […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Thinking of Summer

by Ethan Brightbill April 7, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our editors what they’re most looking forward to in the coming summer. Jennifer A. Howard Editor-in-Chief Escanaba, Michigan There’s a day every […]

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Don’t give up: an interview with PN poetry contest judge Ocean Vuong

by JHow April 3, 2017

We are happy to announce this year’s 2017 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize will be judged by the author of the best-selling Night Sky with Exit Wounds, Ocean Vuong. Winner of the […]

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