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FLASH CREATIVE NONFICTION

Into that dark permanence of ancient forms by Aileen Hunt

September 9, 2020

  I. It’s getting late when we turn into the car park—newly constructed to accommodate the endless tour buses that otherwise clog the country roads. But the late hour has worked to our advantage. The car park is empty; the…

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Because, the Ferguson Verdict by Ira Sukrungruang

August 12, 2020

  Because, in 1978, we were the first Thai family in a working class neighborhood of Chicago, predominantly inhabited by Polish and Irish. Because we found our mailbox off its post every weekend, the aluminum dented in the shape of…

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Girls, Monsters by Jaquira Díaz

July 15, 2020

When we were twelve, we taught ourselves to fly. —John Murillo, from “Renegades of Funk” All of us girls, now women. —T Kira Madden, from “The Feels of Love” That winter, we watched New York Undercover on group phone calls,…

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