short story

Dating

Four Women on Their Real-Life Relationships with a 'Cat Person'

A short story recently published in the 'New Yorker' got a lot of women talking about a relatable but rarely discussed issue.
Ruth Faj
12.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hemingway's First Short Story Was Just Unearthed in a Notebook in Florida

The author wrote the 14-page story back in 1909, when he was only ten.
River Donaghey
10.2.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

'Retreat' by Tim Parks

Short fiction from the April issue of VICE magazine.
Tim Parks
4.12.17
Literature

'When the Sky Fell Down', By Gabriel Krauze

A story from the author of estate noir.
Gabriel Krauze; Illustrations by Krent Able
3.19.17
Film

Dark Sci-fi Lies Behind The Cartoon Exterior of This Interactive Film

Director Evan Boehm's browser-based adaptation of Jeff Noon's 'Solace' contrasts playful interactivity with a sinister tale of addiction, soda, and the misuse of genetic technology.
Kevin Holmes
1.19.17
Art

Stop What You're Doing and Read the Comic Advocating for Chelsea Manning

‘Suppressed Images’ documents DNA portraiture of Manning by artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg.
DJ Pangburn
1.17.17
The 2016 Fiction Issue

'Your Character'

Forty different ways writers torture their characters.
Deb Olin Unferth
12.22.16
The 2016 Fiction Issue

A Story from Roxane Gay's Upcoming Collection, 'Difficult Women'

A girl goes with her father to see his mistress regularly. When her father dies, she pays the mistress one last visit and learns something surprising.
Roxane Gay
12.16.16
The 2016 Fiction Issue

'Meta,' a Short Story by Charles Bock

A woman whose wife is dying in the hospital meditates on the meaning of life.
Charles Bock
12.9.16
The 2016 Fiction Issue

'Undergrad'

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.
Rafil Kroll-Zaidi
12.6.16
The 2016 Fiction Issue

'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.
Ottessa Moshfegh
12.5.16
The Sick Day Issue

'Knives': New Fiction by Paul Maliszewski

His girlfriend had said they needed to talk. It was just like you hear about: the quote-unquote talk.
Paul Maliszewski
9.13.16
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