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I am accustomed to a certain amount of grotesquerie by Emma Sovich

by JHow February 20, 2017

Editorial intern Brandon Hansen on today’s bonus story: Emma Sovich’s flash will shift your insides, and isn’t sorry about it. This nasty-beautiful thing refuses to take its foot off the [...]

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Motor City Slide by Judy T. Oldfield

by JHow January 31, 2017

Associate fiction editor Brenna Womer on today’s bonus story: Post-trauma and postpartum, the narrator of “Motor City Slide” is callous and distant, unfeeling but not without thought. She swings at the [...]

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But There Is Also Rosa by Jennifer Maritza McCauley

by JHow January 18, 2017

Associate fiction editor Jason Teal on today’s bonus essay: An essay preoccupied with humanness could not have arrived at a timelier juncture in our country’s marred history. With everything piling [...]

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Welcome Home by Jamie Shrewsbury

by JHow January 10, 2017

Associate fiction editor Brenna Womer on today’s bonus story: There is discernible pleasure and vulnerability in Jamie Shrewsbury’s writing, which, in her short-short “Welcome Home,” is achingly simple, like the [...]

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Writers on Writing #117: Chelsey Clammer

by JHow January 5, 2017

Flowchart for Fixing an Awkward Sentence *Click on image for a larger version. Chelsey Clammer is the author of BodyHome and winner of the 2016 Red Hen Press Nonfiction Manuscript [...]

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Two Stories from Michael Alessi

by JHow December 19, 2016

Editorial intern Jason Chenette on today’s bonus stories: In this pair of short-shorts, Michael Alessi explores the inherent dangers of brotherhood through video game worlds. At just over 100 words [...]

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Writers on Writing #116: Jennifer Wortman

by JHow December 15, 2016

In The Style Of 1. Sometimes at night I wake up without knowing I woke up. When I wake up not knowing I woke up, I will soon know sleep. [...]

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Three Microfictions from Kate Simonian

by JHow December 13, 2016

Editor-in-Chief Jennifer A. Howard on today’s bonus stories: Today’s microfictions from Kate Simonian could fit into the palm of your hand but so does your house key, and they both [...]

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Writers on Writing #115: Brian Oliu

by JHow December 9, 2016

Starting Block 0.1  There is nothing about running that is simultaneous. 0.2  There is a correlation between running and writing: that when we put feet to pavement we put pen [...]

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Writers on Writing #114: Bernadette Geyer

by JHow December 1, 2016

Two Ways of Reading a Book And doesn’t he sometimes wonder whether he has gained most or lost most by learning his trade? —from “Two Ways of Seeing a River,” [...]

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