Congratulations PBQ Editor Tim Fitts for having your piece translated into Spanish and being republished in Instantáneas de ficción: Selección de microcuentos
On your nomination for the Pushcart prize for your story “The Triplets of Domestic Tranquility” by the magnificent Failbetter magazine!
Sometimes, honestly, I’m exhausted from all the rallying, accosted on all sides by this eternal series of events going wrong and then hanging there, the theories about whether or not it was worth it, the earth crumbling around the edges of the pot in the wrong pattern. The gray hairs, the unforeseen exhaustion. I know […]
Michael Torres was born and brought up in Pomona, California where he spent his adolescence as a graffiti artist. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, Water~Stone Review,Southern Indiana Review, and online as The Missouri Review’s Poem of the Week, among others. He has received grants from the Minnesota State […]
Kirsten Kaschock is the author of four poetry books and a chapbook: Unfathoms (Slope Editions), A Beautiful Name for a Girl (Ahsahta Press), WindowBoxing (Bloof Books), The Dottery (University of Pittsburgh Press/winner of AWP Donald Hall Prize), and Confessional Science-fiction: A Primer (Subito Press). Coffee House Press published her debut speculative novel– Sleight. She teaches […]
I popped the ice-cream in the microwave and my lukewarm coffee in the freezer – (not premature dementia, you see, but fracture). Today, I yanked up yesterday’s jeans that still had yesterday’s panties down one leg. It didn’t matter. I wore them that way all day.