My Sagging Breasts by Emily Mohn-Slate

My Sagging Breasts by Emily Mohn-Slate

I’m in the gym locker room drying off with a tiny, scratchy towel when I catch sight of my profile in the mirror. My breasts look even more wilted and vacant than usual in the industrial light. I think of my friend’s grandma, who said, “Honey, once you’ve had a baby,...

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Because by Michael Salçman

Because by Michael Salçman

I tell her more often now because she is ageless and I am over seventy. Because it’s the same girl’s face I first got to know fifty years ago with the same sunburst of energy. Because starting out together was predictable but the end of either one of us now may come...

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THIS IS NOT A CONTEST

Our publisher Galileo Press has opened its reading period for book submissions. Selected authors will receive a standard book contract. Most press runs are 400 copies. Note, manuscripts need not be press ready, but please have them complete enough for us to give you a...

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Heavenly Creatures Contest Winners!

Heavenly Creatures Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our Heavenly Creatures Love Letter to the Sky Contest! 1st Place Claire Bateman "Fathom" 2nd Place Robbi Nester "Heavenly Creatures" 3rd Place Wayne Lee "Pinhole Camera" Honorable Mentions Peter Cacavari "Today" Sean Jeanson "Be Your...

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