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Summer Reading: Managing Editor Rebecca Turkewitz

I’m a big fan of gothic fiction, horror, and all things creepy, and this summer I’ve read some really wonderful spooky books. If you’re looking for a good, creepy read, I highly recommend any of the following. After all, the … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: Nonfiction Editor Megan Kerns

I Know What I Did Last Summer It’s been a vampire summer–cool, clammy, eternal, with many mornings spent hissing at the sunrise as I worked at a barista job that slowly sucked the life out of me. But all that’s … Continue reading

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Our current issue features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork from:

Karin Gottshall
Janine Joseph
Michelle McGurk
David Susman
Sarah Skeen

and many more.

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