STORY OF THE WEEK

In a Jar By Morgan  Talty

In a Jar

Not to be overdramatic, but my sister’s appearances in my life are like my wisdom teeth: rotting, and no good news comes from them.

POEM OF THE WEEK

Herefrom By Zack Rybak

Herefrom

It wasn’t so much grief that I felt, but instead more the realization that I’d been grieving for as long as I could remember.

CALLING ALL POETS

CALLING ALL POETS
Poetry is “the eldest sister of all arts, and parent of most,” wrote William Congreve. We agree and are seeking poets and poems to celebrate with prizes and publication.

Please see the Guidelines.

FINAL WEEKS TO ENTER

FINAL WEEKS TO ENTER
Deadline: June 15.

The $4,000 Prize is awarded annually for the best work published by a new or emerging poet, writer, or artist in Narrative. See the prior winners and guidelines.

FICTION

NONFICTION

NONFICTION

FICTION

Boston Commonat Twilight By Susan Minot

Boston Common
at Twilight

In that mysterious place, he would supposedly find someone to sell him pot.

NONFICTION

Fifteen Dogs By Rick Bass

Fifteen Dogs

You really should go back and pick up those little pups. / Ah, they’re feral, they wouldn’t make good pets, they’re irredeemable.

NONFICTION

Losing My Mother By Kate Small

Losing My Mother

We run, balancing bags, pulling suitcases, through the airport hallways, and outside toward the cold December air.

POETRY

NARRATIVE OUTLOUD

NARRATIVE BY HAND

POETRY

Soledad andOther Poems By Deborah Paredez

Soledad and
Other Poems

Mary Ann is a fourteen-year-old runaway. Later she’ll say, I hitchhiked my way into history.

NARRATIVE OUTLOUD

Ca Dao By John Balaban

Ca Dao

In 1971–1972, I returned to Vietnam with a tape recorder to collect the oral poetry know as ca dao.

NARRATIVE BY HAND

Notes and Annotations By William Butler Yeats

Notes and Annotations

Handwritten drafts of “Byzantium,” “Easter 1916,” “Under Ben Bulben,” and other poems.

iSTORIES

iSTORIES

Go-Go By Robert Kinerk

Go-Go

There was this go-go place in Oakland in 1968 where Kelly took us when we first got off the ship.
Phone Cards By Mary Morrissy

Phone Cards

I needs them to call my Angelo. How else he remember me? Please, I says, but it is no good.

CARTOONS

CARTOONS

CARTOONS

Cartoon Art Volume 2019-04 By Various Artists

Cartoon Art Volume 2019-04

Great new toons by Joe Dator, Bob Eckstein, Seth Fleishman, John Klossner, and Mary Lawton.

CARTOONS

Cartoon Art Volume 2019-03 By Various Artists

Cartoon Art Volume 2019-03

New art and humor from Pat Byrnes, Lydia Conklin, Bob Eckstein, Mick Stevens, and Julia Suits.
Cartoon Art Volume 2019-02 By Various Artists

Cartoon Art Volume 2019-02

New laughs from Seth Fleishman, Sam Marlow, Kim Warp, Sofia Warren, and P. C. Vey.