The 2016 Fiction Issue

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    • 12.8.16

      'A Fair Price,' a Short Story by Joshua Ferris

      A man heading into adulthood and marriage hires a day laborer to help him move his things out of storage. But the day laborer bears a resemblance to the young man's abusive stepfather, and miscommunications between the two escalate to violence.

    • 12.7.16

      'I Don't Know What I Did Last Summer'

      A love triangle between a Danish Poet, a Danish Artist, and a cool young woman who may be a little too smart for her own good.

    • 12.6.16


      The narrator recounts six brushes with rape in college. In short troubling episodes, he describes things he heard and victims he met—both accuser and accused.

    • 12.5.16

      'Love Stories' by Ottessa Moshfegh

      Power oscillates between a man and woman who are trying to make something happen, but can never quite get there.

    • 12.5.16

      VICE Magazine's Tenth Annual Fiction Issue Is Now Online

      Ten years ago, it felt like there were a lot of big magazines publishing fiction. In 2016, we are one of the few magazines that still publishes fiction in almost every issue, in addition to this, our yearly fiction issue. That's something.