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Two Poems

Two Poems by Melissa Fry Beasley To My Beloved Aunt and Friend Something mysterious that came out of nowhere wouldn’t leave us alone, this thing we would...

When AIDS Was Funny: Review

When AIDS Was Funny Directed by Scott Calonico AD&D Production, Ltd. Reviewed by T.J. Banks The dots just don’t connect when it comes to Ronald Reagan and the...

When Metaphors Fail

Fiction by Michael A. Kiggins It’s late, and you’re tired and he’s tired, but you’re putting as much into this as you can, hoping he’ll...

Grand Central Noir

Grand Central Noir An Interview with Terrence P. McCauley by Chael Needle The constellations on the ceiling of Grand Central Terminal form a proscenium arch over...

Cool Limbo

A review of Cool Limbo (NYQ Books) by Michael Montlack Cool Limbo, Michael Montlack’s first full-length collection of poems, takes some unpacking: Like any great work...

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2015

When we founded the Christopher Hewitt Awards in 2013, I didn’t know who Christopher Hewitt was. What I knew was that I had recently...

Stella: Nonfiction by Hank Trout

Stella by Hank Trout I first met Jim the day I tried to pick up his boyfriend at the Polk Gulch Saloon. The Gulch was a...

Asolar

Poetry by Brent Armendinger “Without sun,” said the young man, “it means there is no sun,” and then he held out his hand, as if...

The Jordan Project: Nonfiction by Jess Craig

Nonfiction by Jess Craig The Jordan Project It is winter but Clarisse’s light-brown skin glistens with sweat as she methodically lays out her pills on burgundy and...

Greyhound, 1984

Greyhound, 1984 (for Brian) A couple in the back row is smoking in the dark but Philip doesn’t; cigarettes can’t help anything. He only ever propped...

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Novel Cure Research Supported by amfAR

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