Fiction Issue

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    • 12.19.16

      '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.

    • 12.18.16

      'Job Market'

      A divorced man remembers the last days of his marriage, when he tried to convince his wife to get a job.

    • 12.17.16

      'My Fame'

      A young woman remembers the glory days when she was semi-famous in Milwaukee, before the haters took her down.

    • 12.15.16


      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.

    • 12.14.16

      'He Had Tried to Have His Testicles Removed on the NHS'

      A metaphysical meditation on the meaning of life, told in the form of the spiritual awakening of a man who wanted to be a woman in Britain.

    • 12.14.16

      '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.