On Coupling: An InventoryOctober 2016
“I want both: marriage and lovers, freedom and security. I want my husband to say yes to this."
A Bridged CountryApril 2016
It wasn’t like we hadn’t grown accustomed to male wooers after Pa danced his way out of the picture, but something about Casero, that old bag, pissed me off.
The Naked Maja, or La Petit MortFebruary 2016
“You’re delicious,” he says, meaning it, remembering the taste of mango.
The EdgeMay 2015
She studied her face, looking for any change. A bad person. A cheat. A lesbian. A cheating, barren lesbian.
Julia Ingalls: Reader AbuseDecember 2013
A conversation with Julia Ingalls on the fiction and non-fiction of child abuse.
Sex & DeathFebruary 2013
Matt Korvette of the punk band Pissed Jeans on pain, fashion fetishes, and redirecting the male gaze
This, DesireNovember 2012
Guest fiction editor Roxane Gay introduces this issue's erotica.
Boy, A HistoryNovember 2012
Notes on names Boy gets called at school: fudge packer, pansy, fairy, pillow biter, cock gobbler.
Jimmy Nolan has a thing for broads—loud, brassy women who sit with their legs open and drink beer straight from the bottle—women who always say exactly what they’re thinking and for better or worse, mean what they say.
James M. Decker: Henry Miller’s Pyrrhic VictoryOctober 2012
Banned Books Week: Though Miller defeated censorship, his work was misunderstood and cartoonishly simplified
The World Without YouJune 2012
He’s mopping at his pelvis with a wadded-up tissue, and then he’s mopping her up as well. Already the backs of her thighs are caking up.
The Sexual Lives of MissionariesJuly 2011
There were big ones and small ones and medium-sized ones, blonde and brunette, and even bald ones…
GlassBy Chad Simpson
“Just lie there,” he would say. “Pretend your hands are tied to the bed frame. Pretend you can’t move them.”
DouglasBy Karl Roloff
My wife and I were kick-ass archeologists. Found all kinds of old, important shit out in the jungle, dealing with dangerous natives, applying for grants.