Fiction

Little Known Incidents that Changed All of Human History Forever: “How Jonny Dino Changed The World”
by Jason HALF-PILLOW ( 11 March, 2016 )

In the Absence of a Translator
by Marcia EPPICH-HARRIS ( 26 February, 2016 )

Tower of Babel
by J. Edward KRUFT ( 20 November, 2015 )

Our Black Hole
by Trevor SHIKAZE ( 3 July, 2015 )

The Copenhagen Interpretation
by Robert HIATT ( 19 June, 2015 )

Class Conflict
by Steve BOURDEAU ( 22 May, 2015 )

Rum Monkey
by Jason PRIMM ( 8 May, 2015 )

Hold On, We’re Going Home
by Bryan CRUMPLEY ( 24 April, 2015 )

Professor Yannick Muller, The Man Who Became a Cat
by J-P HUMANN ( 27 March, 2015 )

The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Mike’s Hard Lemonade
by Leanne GREGG ( 16 January, 2015 )

Swans
by Joseph LUCIDO ( 29 August, 2014 )

A Major in Convenience
by Molly BONOVSKY ANDERSON ( 18 July, 2014 )

Silence
by Walker SMART ( 27 June, 2014 )

Pursued by a Bear
by Laura GARRISON ( 30 May, 2014 )

Skins Like Wet Paper
by Matt ROWAN ( 2 May, 2014 )

Sundays Like Sand
by Paul HAMILTON ( 18 April, 2014 )

My Love is Going to My Love
by Ben LEIB ( 7 March, 2014 )

I Married a Lunatic
by Thomas KEARNES ( 21 February, 2014 )

Turtle Power
by Matthew FOGARTY ( 24 January, 2014 )

The House that Arthur Neville Lives In
by Refe TUMA ( 10 January, 2014 )

Dead Barbecue
by D.R. LEO ( 27 December, 2013 )

Spots of a Leopard
by Amélie OLAIZ ( 13 December, 2013 )

Lisa
by John MISKEC ( 29 November, 2013 )

Ad Hoc Hurricane Correspondent
by Ben CARTWRIGHT ( 15 November, 2013 )

Old Man Wrote
by Simon JONES ( 1 November, 2013 )

Forty-Five Seconds at an Intersection in Harvard Square
by R. B. PILLAY ( 4 October, 2013 )

Cigarettes, Bacon, and Plates
by Cara LONG ( 20 September, 2013 )

Basin Head
by Stephen KOSTER ( 6 September, 2013 )

The Shirt Off His Back
by Carly BERG ( 23 August, 2013 )

Vine Street
by Erin Entrada KELLY ( 2 August, 2013 )

The Human Pancake
by Travis OLTMANN ( 12 April, 2013 )

The Last Minoan
by Joe GIORDANO ( 30 October, 2012 )

Let’s Frame the Picture
by Carlos BORTONI ( 12 October, 2012 )

Death in Silverprint
by Melanie BROWNE ( 2 December, 2011 )

The Pink Missive
by Shawn MITCHELL ( 30 September, 2011 )

The Makings of Our Story
by Kevin O'Cuinn ( 16 September, 2011 )

The Conventioneer
by Jay HOLLEY ( 2 September, 2011 )

My Psychic Life Coach
by Thomas MUNDT ( 26 August, 2011 )

The Fine Line
by Kim BOND ( 19 August, 2011 )

Ex Nihilo
by Noel SLOBODA ( 29 July, 2011 )

The Children Smell of Gasoline and Smoke
by Joshua YOUNG ( 22 April, 2011 )

Deeper
by Jeff RICHARDS ( 1 April, 2011 )

There’s Nothing Wrong with Having a Drink of Water, Now and Again
by Matt ROWAN ( 25 March, 2011 )

A Boy Who Looks Like Horses, or A Horse Who Looks Like Boys
by Nathaniel TOWER ( 4 March, 2011 )

Lunch at the K-18 Café
by Jay HOLLEY ( 25 February, 2011 )

Caveat
by Paul LUIKART ( 18 February, 2011 )

100 Miles From Memphis
by Andrew BALES ( 11 February, 2011 )

All the Important Days of the Second Grade and Some Recesses Too
by Beau BRANDON ( 4 February, 2011 )

After You
by Alex MOODY ( 28 January, 2011 )

Adventures in the District
by Gabrielle DeMARRE ( 31 December, 2010 )

Hair Gel Kid
by Oliver Lee BATEMAN ( 24 December, 2010 )

The Sedan
by Tom MAHONY ( 17 December, 2010 )

Gupta
by Shayne BARR ( 10 December, 2010 )

Cold Fusion
by Peter Tieryas LIU ( 3 December, 2010 )

Sinestra
by Chloe TAIPALE ( 12 November, 2010 )

The Little Bitch
by Carolyn KEGEL ( 14 October, 2010 )

The Man Upstairs
by Nathan PENSKY ( 2 September, 2010 )

The Clash
by Hunter CHOATE ( 5 July, 2010 )

Ten Memories of John Wooden (RIP coach)
by Karl Taro GREENFELD ( 11 June, 2010 )

The Rise and Fall of Super Town
by David HENNE ( 31 May, 2010 )

The Antietam Whore
by Shawn MADDEY ( 17 May, 2010 )

Santo D’Alessandro Tags Himself
by Eugenio VOLPE ( 10 May, 2010 )

Will You Marry Me, Pukeface?
by R.D. POWER ( 19 April, 2010 )

Vacation
by Eric HOWERTON ( 12 April, 2010 )

Hall Duty
by Paul LEWELLAN ( 5 April, 2010 )

The Island
by Ryan LAWRENCE ( 29 March, 2010 )

Parade
by Joe ANDERSON ( 11 March, 2010 )

The Summer Julie Wrecked Her Pontiac
by Anne Marie ROONEY & Ben PELHAN ( 1 February, 2010 )

Calamity People
by Tom LASKOW ( 18 January, 2010 )

Football
by Alec NIEDENTHAL ( 21 December, 2009 )

The Smell of Love, the Color of Happiness
by Nancy STEBBINS ( 14 December, 2009 )

The Minus World
by Jay HOLLEY ( 7 December, 2009 )

Wine and Salad
by Tom MAHONY ( 1 December, 2009 )

Story by Jimmy Chen
by Jimmy CHEN ( 26 October, 2009 )

Through the Looking-Glass
by Curt ERIKSEN ( 22 October, 2009 )

This Particular Champion
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 15 October, 2009 )

Crocodile Tears
by Matthew DEXTER ( 8 October, 2009 )

Detective Tish
by Bryant CHENG ( 23 September, 2009 )

Famous Writers Get Workshopped
by Dan MOREAU ( 21 September, 2009 )

My Ex-Girlfriend’s Wedding Day
by Ron D'ALENA ( 21 August, 2009 )

Male Enhancement
by Adam MOORAD ( 11 August, 2009 )

Bog
by R.L. Ugolini ( 6 August, 2009 )

Trinidad in Three Pieces
by Jack MADIN ( 30 July, 2009 )

Blades
by Fred VENTURINI ( 29 July, 2009 )

Emergency Contacts
by Wade OSTROWSKI ( 25 July, 2009 )

The Uninvited Guests
by Theodore WHEELER ( 21 July, 2009 )

Sloan [Hearts] Neckface
by Ian GRODY ( 1 July, 2009 )

Everyone Plays
by Joe WINTER ( 8 June, 2009 )

Alien
by Kevin SPAIDE ( 23 May, 2009 )

Imagined Scenarios of How My Life Will Go if You Dump Me
by Jeremy S. GRIFFIN ( 18 April, 2009 )

Flying the Co-Op
by Nick FABER ( 9 April, 2009 )

Standard Deviation
by Tyler Stoddard SMITH ( 28 March, 2009 )

It’s Not Really About the Plums
by Elliot KROP ( 18 March, 2009 )

Sounds from Paradise
by Erin POPELKA ( 28 February, 2009 )

David Mackey
by Chris SUTCLIFFE ( 16 February, 2009 )

Unemployed
by Tai Dong HUAI ( 14 February, 2009 )

Bad Hangover
by Kyle HEMMINGS ( 30 January, 2009 )

Blurb
by Ravi MANGLA ( 26 January, 2009 )

The Soccer Ball
by Fred SKOLNIK ( 10 January, 2009 )

Fishie’s Last Rites
by Matt MOK ( 28 December, 2008 )

Subway Imitator
by Gabe DURHAM ( 15 December, 2008 )

Sugar Sugar
by Bruce BRIGHTLY ( 1 December, 2008 )

Patches
by Vinoad SENGUTTUVAN ( 24 November, 2008 )

On the Side
by Tai Dong HUAI ( 10 November, 2008 )

This Isn’t Me - I’ve Never Been to a “Doctor”
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 3 November, 2008 )

End of February
by Erin POPELKA ( 30 September, 2008 )

Eclipse
by Rich SEEBER ( 25 September, 2008 )

Curtains
by Edward MULLANY ( 23 September, 2008 )

A Boiling Fuzz
by Brad D. GREEN ( 16 September, 2008 )

[An early chapter of an unnamed novel]
by Hosho McCREESH ( 5 September, 2008 )

lol
by Steve YOUNG ( 2 September, 2008 )

And Who Exactly Are The Freaks [Who] Come Out At Night, Whodini?
by Tyler Stoddard SMITH ( 29 August, 2008 )

The Ornish Drive Chicken House
by E.K. CORMIER ( 28 August, 2008 )

Don’t Kid
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 26 August, 2008 )

The Tree-Toucher, the Mumbler and the Naked Lady
by David STILLWAGON ( 16 August, 2008 )

Baited
by Alex MYERS ( 5 August, 2008 )

The Ancient Art of Kathak
by Nicholas BAKSHI ( 1 August, 2008 )

The Three Past and Future Spouses of Carmen Electra Debate the Placement of the A-sharp
by Fortunato SALAZAR ( 29 July, 2008 )

To Catch an Editor
by Jimmy CHEN ( 13 May, 2008 )

A Sorcery Swan Song
by Tyler Stoddard SMITH ( 5 May, 2008 )

The Drop
by Ravi MANGLA ( 8 April, 2008 )

The Apartment Security Man
by Joseph CAMERON ( 26 March, 2008 )

Bunny Ears
by Diane GILLETTE ( 19 March, 2008 )

The Parade
by Jane FLETT ( 10 March, 2008 )

The Battery Lickers
by Jay HOLLEY ( 22 February, 2008 )

Sunday Morning
by Chris ANABLE ( 19 February, 2008 )

Smoke and the Unventilated
by Christopher CUNNINGHAM ( 3 January, 2008 )

Kits, Cats, Sacks, Wives
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 29 December, 2007 )

Lotta Grows Up
by Kate McSHANE ( 21 December, 2007 )

This is Exactly What I Ate
by Rafael GALAN ( 3 December, 2007 )

Charlie’s Pencil has Soccer Balls on It
by Sean RUANE ( 29 November, 2007 )

A Five Letter Word for Rabbit Fur
by C.L. BLEDSOE ( 10 November, 2007 )

My Father’s Bloomsday
by Jimmy CHEN ( 29 October, 2007 )

Talking about Maybe
by Emily LAWTON ( 24 October, 2007 )

The Shower Fixture
by C.L. BLEDSOE ( 6 October, 2007 )

Variegated: Many colored (adj.)
by David BACKER ( 27 September, 2007 )

Life Teaching Anecdotes of an Exalted Wise Man
by Chris MORGAN ( 24 September, 2007 )

Roger Starts an Omelet
by Derek GRAY ( 18 September, 2007 )

Happy Birthday, Ann
by Kate McSHANE ( 12 September, 2007 )

The Claw Machine
by M. ROTH ( 9 September, 2007 )

At Home
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 6 September, 2007 )

From a Hole in the Ice
by Chris KILGORE ( 3 September, 2007 )

Say, What Ever Happened To Vidal Sassoon?
by Hosho McCREESH ( 8 August, 2007 )

The Night Gardener
by Rob BURKE ( 24 July, 2007 )

Telepathy
by C.L. BLEDSOE ( 10 July, 2007 )

Excerpts from the Cancer Ward
by Carrin POCKRANDT ( 8 July, 2007 )

What It’s Like to Be Poisoned
by Chris MORGAN ( 10 June, 2007 )

The Metamorphosis of Love
by Peter SCHWARTZ ( 29 May, 2007 )

Organically Red
by Kate McSHANE ( 26 May, 2007 )

August 11th, 2003: The Day Bruce Springsteen Ran Out of Inane Childhood Stories to Talk About Before Starting a New Song
by Timmy WALDRON ( 22 May, 2007 )

Drill
by Thomas COOPER ( 5 May, 2007 )

Taco Fairy
by Hosho McCREESH ( 2 May, 2007 )

A Story Whose Title Was too Long to Put in the ‘Title’ Field of our Content Management System
by Josh MADAY ( 24 April, 2007 )

The Survivors Catalog Their Collective Knowledge
by Jeff VANDE ZANDE ( 12 April, 2007 )

Nativity
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 23 March, 2007 )

Wide
by Alexandra LEGGAT ( 20 March, 2007 )

What You Do When You’re Not Doing This
by Emily LAWTON ( 13 March, 2007 )

The Sleeper
by Jay HOLLEY ( 5 March, 2007 )

Jody
by Salvatore DIFALCO ( 17 February, 2007 )

Trying to Forget Your Girlfriend
by Nick OSTDICK ( 4 January, 2007 )

Money-Back Guarantee
by Paul ELWORK ( 27 December, 2006 )

Christmas Pictured
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 24 December, 2006 )

The Dream of Giraffe
by Salvatore DIFALCO ( 11 December, 2006 )

Warm and Fuzzy Thoughts
by Michael OBILADE ( 9 November, 2006 )

Holiday Announcement
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 27 October, 2006 )

Flour Moth/Luna Moth
by Emily LAWTON ( 26 October, 2006 )

A Crumb In My Penis ( from The Opposite of Possible )
by Eli S. EVANS ( 21 October, 2006 )

Canadian Ballet
by Kevin COYLE ( 13 October, 2006 )

Prehensile
by Jenny ARNOLD ( 27 September, 2006 )

Tu Quoque
by T.R. HEALY ( 24 September, 2006 )

The Heavy Year
by Andy KRAMCSAK ( 20 September, 2006 )

Long Story Short: Yurig and the Most Sacred of Eggs
by Chris MORGAN ( 30 August, 2006 )

Cattle Drive
by Thomas O'CONNELL ( 11 August, 2006 )

Dragged On
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 21 July, 2006 )

Fulci’s Bakery
by Emily LAWTON ( 15 July, 2006 )

The Voice
by Valerie A. HOWARD ( 7 July, 2006 )

The Price of Gas
by Rob BURKE ( 2 July, 2006 )

After The Zombies Came: Day 31
by Jay HOLLEY ( 16 June, 2006 )

Dieting with Jesus
by Jonathan SCOTT ( 13 June, 2006 )

Specs
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 3 June, 2006 )

Boondock 7-11
by Ian SPIRIDIGLIOZZI ( 2 May, 2006 )

A Field Trip for Feldspar
by Caleb PUCKETT ( 29 April, 2006 )

Upwardly Mobile
by Caleb PUCKETT ( 27 April, 2006 )

The Shape of Destruction
by Rob BURKE ( 19 April, 2006 )

Applied Contemporary Thinking
by Judd HAMPTON ( 13 April, 2006 )

How Man Came to Know that the Merilles Fish was Poisonous and Inedible
by Chris KILGORE ( 9 April, 2006 )

Is As Was
by Jay HOLLEY ( 19 March, 2006 )

Elements of Destruction
by Emily LAWTON ( 14 February, 2006 )

The Fifth of July
by Jay HOLLEY ( 6 February, 2006 )

Truth
by Aaron J. MARKO ( 28 January, 2006 )

Letter to Betty J
by Dave GUNN ( 19 January, 2006 )

The Shape of Things
by Jay HOLLEY ( 2 January, 2006 )

Help Around the House
by Emily LAWTON ( 29 December, 2005 )

Sewn Up
by Jay HOLLEY ( 23 December, 2005 )

He Was an Ass, Man
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 14 December, 2005 )

Faking It
by Judd HAMPTON ( 25 November, 2005 )

Magic Bullet
by Kay SEXTON ( 22 November, 2005 )

Hampton Inn Room 306
by Chris KILGORE ( 19 November, 2005 )

The Hours Before Morning
by Emily LAWTON ( 4 November, 2005 )

An Untitled Story about Spaceships
by J.T. FOSTER ( 6 October, 2005 )

Little Redfern’s Trip to the Supermarket
by Jay HOLLEY ( 5 October, 2005 )

Inspirations
by Frank HABERLE ( 2 October, 2005 )

Documentary History
by Emily LAWTON ( 29 September, 2005 )

Opening Scene of a Story Tentatively Titled “Stevie Buys Some Fudgsicles”
by Jay HOLLEY ( 16 September, 2005 )

See, Do
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 14 September, 2005 )

The Cure for Nudity
by Ilyse MIMOUN ( 31 August, 2005 )

Ligament Sandwich
by Jeffrey S. CALLICO ( 26 August, 2005 )

The Imminent Arrival of Gargantua
by Craig SNYDER ( 17 August, 2005 )

After The Zombies Came: Day 22
by Jay HOLLEY ( 5 August, 2005 )

That Guy with the Handlebar Mustache
by David HOLUB ( 3 August, 2005 )

More Sweat in Peacetime, Less Blood in War
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 3 August, 2005 )

Dialed Calls
by Emily LAWTON ( 1 August, 2005 )

The Day After Doris & Janette’s End of the World Party
by Jay HOLLEY ( 28 July, 2005 )

Speaking of Funerals
by Jenn ONOFRIO ( 24 July, 2005 )

My Name is not Marty, My Name is not Stacey
by Chris KILGORE ( 13 July, 2005 )

Truth in Advertising
by Emily LAWTON ( 11 July, 2005 )

After the Zombies Came: Day 14
by Jay HOLLEY ( 1 July, 2005 )

My Telekinetic Powers: Day 8 After Their Mysterious Appearance
by Jay HOLLEY ( 19 June, 2005 )

Last Day of School
by Rob BURKE ( 11 June, 2005 )

You Are There: (Bern, Switzerland) Bärengraben
by Jay HOLLEY ( 3 June, 2005 )

The Breakfast Sandwich Plan and the Long Drive
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 21 May, 2005 )

Personal Gifts
by Emily LAWTON ( 6 May, 2005 )

Omega Boy
by Robert STEELE ( 29 April, 2005 )

The Very Painful Suicide of Dr. Philip Lyxzen
by Aaron J. MARKO ( 27 April, 2005 )

Neighborhood Association
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 23 April, 2005 )

Palmate Antlers for Bullwinkle
by B.J. HOLLARS ( 18 April, 2005 )

It was Extraordinarily Human
by Emily LAWTON ( 11 April, 2005 )

Al Taller
by Sara RICH ( 8 April, 2005 )

Opening Scene from a ‘B’ Novella Tentatively Titled Benny Hits the Slots
by Jay HOLLEY ( 7 April, 2005 )

Marty’s Day Off
by Derek GRAY ( 2 April, 2005 )

Advance Praise for The Author’s Healthy Ego
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 26 March, 2005 )

Golden Venture
by Emily LAWTON ( 22 February, 2005 )

Survey
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 10 February, 2005 )

He Loves, They Struggle
by Zach BROWN ( 18 January, 2005 )

Ghosts
by Jacqueline TREIBER ( 28 November, 2004 )

Autos Erotic
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 24 October, 2004 )

Jake Brown
by Derek GRAY ( 6 October, 2004 )

Mandy’s Legs
by David LINDLEY ( 20 September, 2004 )

Bitter Bunny
by Rob BURKE ( 6 September, 2004 )

For Whom The Bell Cricket Tolls
by Raymond NAKAMURA ( 29 July, 2004 )

The Hairy Elbow
by Rob BURKE ( 23 July, 2004 )

Romance/Missing Persons: WE MET BY THE NACHOS
by Derek GRAY ( 24 June, 2004 )

Review: Real Life Adventures comic from the May 24th New York Post
by Emily LAWTON ( 24 May, 2004 )

John Travolta Microphone Dance Boy
by James SPILLANE ( 1 April, 2004 )

Fifteen-Second Theatre # 1
by Jay HOLLEY ( 22 March, 2004 )

Robin Watching Airplanes
by Jay HOLLEY ( 13 March, 2004 )

Bugboy
by Jay HOLLEY ( 8 March, 2004 )

Playing Hooky
by Emily LAWTON ( 19 February, 2004 )

Just Add Water
by Kyle SUNDBY ( 17 February, 2004 )

Animal in Man
by Emily LAWTON ( 4 February, 2004 )

Things I Thought of Today
by James SPILLANE ( 3 February, 2004 )

An Autobiographical Account
by Zach BROWN ( 27 January, 2004 )

Bundle of His
by James SPILLANE ( 24 January, 2004 )

First Sentence of a Story Titled “Max’s Exploding Goldfish or My Life as a Zookeeper”
by Mark BROWN ( 19 January, 2004 )

Soy Peanuts and Tim’s Stomach Ache
by Derek GRAY ( 22 December, 2003 )

The Day of the Candy Shower
by Emily LAWTON ( 11 December, 2003 )

Excerpts From the Diary of Armin Meiwes
by Jay HOLLEY ( 6 December, 2003 )

Evan’s Literary Interests At Age Thirteen
by Mark BROWN ( 26 November, 2003 )

Excerpt from my Novel, currently titled Skillet Blow to the Head
by Emily LAWTON ( 14 November, 2003 )

The Assasination of Timaz Bendoll
by Wyatt BOYKIN ( 8 November, 2003 )

Last Paragraph of Unwritten Novel of the Contemporary Ironic Self-Aware Type
by Emily LAWTON ( 23 September, 2003 )

Sylvie Brings Over a Can of Tuna
by Jay HOLLEY ( 5 September, 2003 )

The First Three Sentences of an Unfinished Choose-Your-Own Adventure Story Which Will Involve Chinese Food, A Truck Exploding, and a Brawl in Which Rocko Gets Hit on the Head with an Eggplant
by Jay HOLLEY ( 20 August, 2003 )

Picture of a Hipster
by Derek GRAY ( 14 August, 2003 )

Oliver Not Calling (partial scene)
by Jay HOLLEY ( 4 August, 2003 )

Jessica Goes Shopping
by Jay HOLLEY ( 25 July, 2003 )

Short Piece Involving an Automobile (5 of 5)
by Jay HOLLEY ( 13 July, 2003 )

Short Piece Involving an Automobile (4 of 5)
by Jay HOLLEY ( 11 July, 2003 )

Short Piece Involving an Automobile (3 of 5)
by Jay HOLLEY ( 8 July, 2003 )

Short Piece Involving an Automobile (2 of 5)
by Jay HOLLEY ( 4 July, 2003 )

Short Piece Involving an Automobile (1 of 5)
by Jay HOLLEY ( 3 July, 2003 )

Oliver Buys Film (Partial Scene)
by Jay HOLLEY ( 3 July, 2003 )