We’re celebrating PBQ Editor Tim Fitts in his release of Hypothermia through MadHat Press! You can check out his debut collection of short stories here. Tim is also a regular on our podcast, Slush Pile, and an avid fan of Tastykakes.
We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting a reading and a round of our Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am Writing Improv Game on February 13 in collaboration with One Book, One Philadelphia! Come check out Patrick Rosal, Julia Bloch, Thomas Devaney, Cindy Arreiu-King, and Kalela Williams in the Pen and Pencil Club at […]
After snows, Paul had to drive up to Denali to plow. He would drive an hour and a half up there and plow out the parking lot and driveway so if there were any visitors in the rental cabins they were able to get out. This time, it had snowed from the previous night into […]
Deinotherium giganteum: enormous terrible beast, elephantine mammal whose nasal cavity might have been the socket of a single, giant eye. The ancient preoccupation with largeness: identifying what was great enough to build with stone, to rope arrangements of earth that from hundreds of feet up show us dendrites and quipu, impossibly sharp lines and angles. […]
It’s been six months now, long enough for her to question what she’s done. She’s somewhere between calling it off and convincing herself it still might work if she can understand it, if what she finds is worth understanding, and she catches herself wondering if there’s a single event: a sour romance or a childhood […]
Consider the moon, my friend, how its absence conjures this unromantic air. Here in the bar, smoke unwinds like bolts of slow lightning across the gauzy light; everywhere you look mouths, small dark graves, chew on drinks. Now the music gropes its way through the crowd looking for phone numbers, drags itself onto the wooden […]