Handbill — by Nicholas Patterson

  wIVES! Want to keep your HUSBAND FAITHFUL? LOYAL? LOVED? Purchase an ‘O’Chief’ TODAY!   Guaranteed to keep your husband faithful and loyal! What is a ‘O’Chief’? ‘O’Chief’ originated and anointed in Egypt since 1412 is a handkerchief anointed by African Women with African proverbs, sewed one by one with a fury of prophetic and […] more…

Untitled — By Lindsay Nowitzke

My dearest Georgina, My sojourn at Netherfield continues to provide me with limitless opportunities to be both amused as well as confounded in every way that you could conceivably think of. As I write this letter to you, Mr. Bennet’s eldest daughter, Jane Bennet, has found herself a bed here at Netherfield due to catching […] more…

An Excerpt from the Journal of James Fenimore Cooper — by James Leindecker

In this entry, James is eleven and experiences a scenario that could have inspired him to write The Pioneers.   October 28, 1801   Today father and I were on our way to town so that he could conduct some business matters at the courthouse. About a mile outside we passed a mountain man walking […] more…

Lettie — by Kelsey Lapping

Pain. There is pain. An amorphous collective of nerves, nearly dissolved and rocking in the waves. There is no I, just agony. An enormous crash of water carries it deeper, down into the infinite depths of the ocean. Deep, encompassing agony, rocking in the ancient rhythm of the ocean.   I am fighting to open […] more…

Lost Page of Victor Frankenstein’s Journal — by Chelsea Wise

I’ve found it! The last piece for the body! The right hand. Now all that is left is for me to sew them altogether. The search for various body parts has been exhausting. Finding newly buried graves are the most useful. They are fresher and have less discoloration than the older parts I have found. […] more…

Untitled — By Adam Germain

あそこ何                                asoko nani                       what exists out there 宇宙の秘密                            uchuu no himitsu                  secrets of the universe 何もない                                nani mo nai                      nothing is out there     春初め                                    haru hajime                     beginning of spring 青春終わり                            seishun owari                        springtime of youth is ending 星に行く                                hoshi ni iku                            head off to the stars   […] more…

An Excerpt from “Real? : An Analysis of Phillip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep” — By Ryan Davis

After a series of life-changing events cause him to reevaluate his basic worldview, Rick Deckard comes towards a very interesting conclusion by the end of the book (Dick 606).  Finding a frog, he briefly gets excited that he could have a living pet as he always wanted, but he soon learns that it is mechanical.  […] more…

A Deleted Scene from Steve Harmon’s debut film Monster — By Amanda Burch

Warning:         The following material is rated PG-13 for violence and minor sexuality.   Scene:  The interior of a jail cell.  It is dark; faint moonlight comes from a high window.  It illuminates the room enough for us to see the shabby mattress with its tattered blanket.  Sitting on the floor by the head of the […] more…

“A Day At Work” by TD Baker

Empty chairs face the pallid walls As time slowly crawls And the length of the day draws on.   We have all gone to Mars There is nowhere to go for lunch And no saucers, not even on the shelf.   Monet’s work is hung to color the room, But only succeeds in being acknowledged. […] more…

The Book of Glass By Nolan Fleming Smith

The Book of Glass musical interpretation of a short story by Daniel Borzutzky http://soundcloud.com/hooray-say-the-roses/the-book-of-glass more…
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