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Two Stories by Diane Williams
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Two Stories by Diane Williams
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Three Poems by Anthony Carelli
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I was seventeen and working / in the fields that summer. / A seed corn job, not bad pay, / detasselling and rogueing mostly.

Rea by Hugh Ryan
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Reproductive Labor by Holly Melgard
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Let’s just make an example.

Sacrilege by Edward Salem
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Winner of BOMB’s 2021 Fiction Contest, judged by Ottessa Moshfegh

Two Poems by Andrea Abi-Karam
Book cover of Villainy by Andrea Abi-Karam includes a black and white tarp all folded together

Excerpts from the collection.

Summon the Moon by Sophie Hoss
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Two Poems by Arthur Solway
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Announcing the Winner of BOMB’s 2021 Fiction Contest
Author photo of Edward Salem, who has a beard and short hair. He is wearing a shirt open at the color and is standing in front of a gray wooden fence.

Congrats to Edward Salem, the winner of this year’s Fiction Contest!

Somaly Serey, Serey Somaly by Anthony Veasna So
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Mr. Apology, 1980 by Dylan Landis
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A new short story.

Three Poems by Alina Stefanescu
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Use of the Erotic by Rickey Laurentiis
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Village Pets by Jenzo DuQue
Jenzo Du Que

Jenzo Duque’s story “Village Pets” tracks Pablo Escobar’s escaped hippos as they encroach upon a village and its people.

American Idiolect by G'Ra Asim
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An annotation of Fefe Dobson’s “Stupid Little Love Song” excerpted from the essay collection Boyz N the Void: A Mixtape to My Brother.

Two Poems by Farid Matuk
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Self-Preservation by Margaret Malone
A green, yellow, and brown engraving of ferns and other plants looking especially curly and sensual, reaching for the sky.

A mother on getting acquainted with her postpartum libido.

I Will Erect the New Paradise: A Series of Mistranslations by Ursula Andkjær Olsen & Katrine Øgaard Jensen
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i will erect the new paradise / i will build and decorate it / LIKE a garden in an outgoing/incoming vessel / with ornamented walls / with a basin in the floor

The Great Mistake by Jonathan Lee
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The last attempt on the life of Andrew Haswell Green took place on Park Avenue in 1903. News of his murder filled the front page of the New York Times: “‘Father of Greater New York’ Shot in Front of His Home.”

Four Poems by Katrina Roberts

A series of erasure poems.

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