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Unconditionally Loved by Christoper Paul Wolfe
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“I need to talk to you,” she says.

Michelle Tea by Sara Jaffe
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“I’m just using language to manipulate the reader into feeling my feelings, or the feelings I hope they feel.”

The Father by Trey Sager

When Angie called he was washing the bottoms of his shoes, concerned that his soles were soiled with the runoff of other donors.

Amy Herzog by Carolyn Cantor
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“I went through a period in my twenties when I really resented the pressure to be happy that I felt from my parents and from the world at large, because aspiring to be happy doesn’t always lead to the most interesting life.”

Facticities, Etc. by Renée Ashley
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She was born.
She was born and the hospital fell into a crack where it burned.

Thomas Rayfiel’s Parallel Play by Stephen Burt

Two books titled Parallel Play were recently released by different publishers to the complete surprise of both authors.

pops by Victor D. LaValle

My father was eating pizza across from me, sucking in cheese and smiling like we were family.


Nothing Physical is Invented by Jane Warrick

My father was missing. He’d gone.

Adults Alone by A.M. Homes

Elaine takes the boys to Florida and drops them off like they’re dry cleaning. 

“See you in ten days,” she says as they wave good-bye in the American terminal. “Be nice!”

I’m not talking to you, Mom. by Catherine Texier

She calls me in the middle of the night, holds me tight, trembling. Mummy, I scared.

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