Archive for November, 2016

Fragile Things by Janine Canty

Our almost baby is conceived on tacky brown hotel sheets. His father and I are a frantic tangle of limbs and teeth, leaving bite marks and saliva against each other’s throats. The next morning we stop at a Rite Aid and buy Doritos and condoms. Four weeks later we buy an EPT. My bladder is […]

LITERARY ORPHANS ISSUE 27: Letter From The Editor

Last month I celebrated an artist near and dear to my heart, one whose music sparked my imagination and gave me strength to strive to be greater. This month, our phenomenal managing editor, Brittany Warren, shares a similar orphan. Please read her incredible letter down below, and let us know who your favorite orphans are in […]