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Everything Like Before

A collection of spare, biting stories of people caught between reality and expectation, hope and despair, love and…

Terminal Boredom

Short stories that borrow themes and subjects familiar to readers of Philip K. Dick fused with a conflicted, tortured,…

Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing

Essays that interrogate our notions of ecstasy, queerness, and what it means to live freely.


A tale that captures the shifting meanings of the past and how our experience colors those meanings.

Eat the Mouth That Feeds You

A stunningly original collection of stories that illuminates a spectrum of Latinx, Chicanx, and immigrant women's voices…

Night Rooms

Lovers of the personal essay will be thrilled by this innovative collection.

Festival Days

A searing new essay collection  that honors the beautiful, the sacred, and the comic in life.

Big Time

An uproarious, addictive collection of short stories.


Explores the ways in which traditional stories have failed us, giving its cast of Sarahs new origin stories, ways to love…


A young author escapes her downward spiral of drugs and erotic detours in California only to find a fresh hell at an…

Love in Color

The most beautiful love stories from history and mythology told with incredible new detail and vivacity.

The Ghost Variations

Spooky stories that provide new ways of looking at who we are and what matters to us.

Crystal Clear

Personal essays about the self-care applications of crystals.

Land of Big Numbers

Stories that trace the journeys of the diverse and legion Chinese people, history and government.

The Work of Literature in An Age of Post-truth

What is the role of literary studies in the age of Twitter threads and viral news?

The Weak Spot

A woman discovers something toxic in the isolated village where she is apprenticing as a pharmacist.

Rabbit Island

Stories that traverse the fickle, often terrifying terrain between madness and freedom.

Poetics of Work

As a state of emergency is declared, a poet engages her father in an exploration of the push to be employed and the pull…

100 Boyfriends

A revelatory spiral into the imperfect lives of queer men desperately fighting the urge to self-sabotage.

Milk Blood Heat

Depicts the sultry lives of Floridians in tales that contemplate human connection, race, gender, inheritance, and the…

The Hole

While running an errand for her mother-in-law, Asa comes across a creature, follows it to the embankment of a river, and…

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