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Tim Fitts Appears in SmokeLong Quarterly

September 28th, 2017

Congratulations to Tim Fitts, PBQ editor and podcast regular, on getting a new flash piece published in literary magazine SmokeLong Quarterly!  Check out his story “Belly” on their website. You

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Charlie Sterchi: Dr. Horn Gets on the Good Foot

December 20th, 2016

Dr. Gerald Horn, at 72, having already lived through three fucking generations of hipsters, and having seen each of them accomplish nothing but to be subsumed by the desire narrative

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Kelsey Jayne Marshall: Loup-Garou

December 20th, 2016

It was Archie who first suggested a game after deeming a bottle of whisky unsuitable for anyone else but himself. Pascale was picking nail polish off Robin’s thumbnail and Robin

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David Ebenbach: The Quiet House

December 20th, 2016

I don’t think this one’s going to last. She’s too skinny, already. Pretty much all bone. Sometimes that means they’ve already been, like, carved down to the hardest parts and

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Michelle E. Crouch: A Man Alone on a Beach with an Animal

December 20th, 2016

A four foot hypodermic needle isn’t a harpoon, but I’ll allow that the optics aren’t good. It is more delicate than a harpoon, though, and harder to get in and

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Ronald Jackson: Schoolhouse in the Woods

October 25th, 2016

Aunt Tourelaine and Uncle Delbert wake me at 8 o’clock to break it to me, so I can break it to the girls, but I put on my blue jeans

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Kiprop Kimutai: Dark Well

October 25th, 2016

A beastly cry tore the morning silence. Kurui’s hand froze on the bookcase in the living room.  He walked outside, with his face unwashed, and still dressed in the faded

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Cónal Creedon: Dockets and Dowels

October 24th, 2016

Like my grandda and my grandda’s da, my dad was a cabinetmaker, a master craftsman. The lads up in Mulla’s Yard said he was a genius; he could make a

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Tanuj Solanki: The Desire of the Detective

June 15th, 2016

(1) November: the month when Bombay breeze turns cool and longing has narcotic ripples. From the sliding window of my fourth floor apartment, I see a big grey cloud hanging

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Cameron MacKenzie: I Don’t Know What Else  

   I Can Do For You

June 15th, 2016

The kid was small, not quite 100 pounds. Closer to 90. They didn’t know his name and they didn’t know his grade but they knew he’d been about 20 minutes

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