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Geoff Wyss: Profession of the Body

May 11th, 2011

I am watching a fat kid eat. A girl, this time. With none of the daintiness heavy girls sometimes affect at meals, she stokes fry after fry into the glowing

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Debra Liese: Bread

May 11th, 2011

I gave myself a fake black eye a few years ago. It wasn’t meant to be a big deal. It happened the way you might, in some reverie, find yourself

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Jacqueline Kolosov: Inked Into Skin

May 11th, 2011

Though he could not see the blue lines without the help of a mirror, just knowing they were there carried him back to the intricate maps that once adorned his

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Megan Harlan: Missing

May 11th, 2011

It all came to a head when I mentioned to my boyfriend Tim that I might want to get a cat. I’d always had cats as a kid, I told

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Susann Cokal: Last Meeting of the China Moon Pain Club

May 11th, 2011

Irene gave herself credit for trying. She had made an honest effort. But no amount of urging could convince Anne to celebrate her birthday in a real restaurant, one with

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Olivia Birdsall: Things Left Behind

May 11th, 2011

I pull the emergency break back until it grinds reassuringly, a sort of audible punctuation. Over the steering wheel, out the window of the car, I see a hand-painted wooden

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Miah Arnold: Snap

May 11th, 2011

The tailor is leaning over me, peering at the dimensions of my head, going so far as to feel my skull with his plastic-man hands. He makes guttural cawing sounds

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Lindsay Anderberg: Coco

May 11th, 2011

When I woke up I knew I was pregnant with Coco. It was raining and my window was open. While I was sleeping, droplets of water had pushed through the

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