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Recent Fiction

Aim, by Rebecca Foust

If Pastor Dale’s deer-stand was built as a place from which to squeeze a hair trigger, it also ladled up a grand view of the valley below.
Recent Poetry

Two Poems, by Karen Paul Holmes

When fifteen hours of Wagner’s Ring draws to a close, please Siegfried, don’t take the potion making you forget Brünnhilde.
Recent CNF

Freddy Krueger is Not Real, by Dina Peone

I was under the covers in my sister’s bedroom, deep asleep, while flames spread from a nearby candle.
In The Limelight: The Mansion of the Kavanaughs by Helena Worthen
Two Poems by Karen Paul Holmes

Two Poems by Karen Paul Holmes

When fifteen hours of Wagner’s Ring draws to a close, please Siegfried, don’t take the potion making you forget Brünnhilde.

Spoiled

Spoiled

by Michael Mark

My father puts the milk carton / on the kitchen table. Declares, She bought itbefore.

Aim

Aim

by Rebecca Foust

If Pastor Dale’s deer-stand was built as a place from which to squeeze a hair trigger, it also ladled up a grand view of the valley below, thick with hickory, sycamore, and elm.

Bystander

Bystander

by Jen Bergmark

Technically, you needed only one eye to take a photo, but you needed the other to see.

Foal

Foal

by Lois P. Jones

In your next life you will be / birthed in needles / of hoarfrost, your eyes still / in the blue gauze between

The Mourner’s Song

The Mourner’s Song

by Roy White

You can die in January if you want, / and lots of people do, but this far north, / nobody gets into the ground till spring.

Fireside
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The Best American Short Stories of 2018

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