I was seventeen and working / in the fields that summer. / A seed corn job, not bad pay, / detasselling and rogueing mostly.
Winner of BOMB’s 2021 Fiction Contest, judged by Ottessa Moshfegh
Congrats to Edward Salem, the winner of this year’s Fiction Contest!
Jenzo Duque’s story “Village Pets” tracks Pablo Escobar’s escaped hippos as they encroach upon a village and its people.
An annotation of Fefe Dobson’s “Stupid Little Love Song” excerpted from the essay collection Boyz N the Void: A Mixtape to My Brother.
A mother on getting acquainted with her postpartum libido.
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 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.”