The Weird Wonderful World of Monique Quintana’s Debut Novella – Cenote City

Monique is an exciting new voice in Latinx fiction.

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WHAT’D YOU GET IF YOU STOMPED ON MY SKULL AND BRAINS FOR A WHILE AND THEN SCOOPED THE MESS INTO A PAN AND PUT IT IN THE OVEN FOR AN HOUR AND THEN TOOK IT OUT OF THE OVEN AND ATE IT: An Interview with Joseph Grantham (feat. Michael Seymour Blake)

I remember meeting Michael. He was a lot smaller than I thought he would be. Not that I thought he would be a big guy. But he was petite. And not in a bad way. There’s nothing wrong with being petite. He was scrappier than I thought he would be.

Seamstress

for now it’s all hunger and weariness and the small justice of this broken and crumbled love, again

A Pretty Smile

If you’ve never had to seek employment while your smile shows the gum where there should be incisors you can count yourself lucky.

Book Review: Be Cool by Ben Tanzer

“Tanzer aspires to the coolness that comes with trying but making it seem like you’re not trying, which is exactly how good writing is, and one of the reasons that Be Cool feels so effortless to read.”

Chillin’ With Characters

“There are plenty of zines and lit sites that give authors a platform to talk about their favorite seltzer water and convince everyone they use a typewriter, which is great and all, but that’s not what this is.”

10 Reasons to Buy The Anarchist Kosher Cookbook

Ghosts trying to get laid, an “erotic” burning bush, forbidden love between sea monsters and more fill this collection of Torah-influenced bizarro, horror, and pulp fiction. You gotta dig any book that has a recipe for a skinhead-killing Golem.”

How Fungi Magic Made Christmas

“Plant magic has been an integral part of seasonal ceremony. Long before Christmas was decking the halls, it was exploring the inner caverns of our psyche.”