creative writing

    • 6.22.16

      Falling in Love with an Ice Cream Man Is About More than a Big Cone

      He asked me to go home with him to play Pop Pop, a game much like the food sex scene in 9½ Weeks but using only scoops of pink bubble-gum ice cream to eat, blow up, and pop on each other’s goose-pimpled skin while rolling around in the mud.

    • 9.4.15

      Rest in Peace, Canapé King

      Welcome back to Stranger Than Flicktion, our Flickr-inspired column. We provide writers with five random food-related Flickr images and ask them to construct a fictional short story in under five days. In this edition, we mourn a man with an uncanny...

    • 8.22.13

      What I Remember from Getting an MFA in Creative Writing

      On my first day in the dorms I went to the bathroom to brush my teeth and saw reflected in the mirror an older woman naked in a bathtub behind me. I’d heard the dorms at my school were haunted, having been built in the late 1800s or something, but when...

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