Five Points, Vol. 17 No. 3

Fall

From Stuart Dybek: "I thought of the short prose form whether it was called a prose poem or a vignette or whatever (the term flash was yet to be coined) as a little laboratory for messing around with prose rhythm."

Table of Contents

FLASH FICTION

  • Carrie Olivia Adams
    Proficiency Badge
    Nin Andrews
    The Orgasm Thinks of Writing a Self Help Book
    The Orgasm Decides to Become a Poet
    Write About Yourself
    Mary Biddinger
    Partial Credit Syndrome
    Geoff Bouvier
    Cosmic Joke
    Apocalypso
    Amber Nicole Brooks
    The Girl Who Liked Sharp Objects
    Randall Brown
    Landslide
    Mark Budman
    The Fourth Night
    Kim Chinquee
    Highball
    James Claffey
    Kingmaker
    Wyn Cooper
    Plaza de Toros
    Karen Donovan
    A Lustrous, Pearly Interior
    Fire, Inc.
    Stuart Dybek
    But Blue
    First Love
    Grant Faulkner
    Love Letter No. 23
    Stefanie Freele
    People Who Sit In the Car While Someone Else Runs In
    Karen Gentry
    Trivia Night
    Sara Goldstein
    From The Great Plains
    Rav Grewal-Kök
    The Adapters
    Michael Griffith
    Prayer for the Facebook Oversharer
    Prayer for the Guy Crossing Race Street This Morning
    Tom Hazuka
    Liver
    Kathleen Heil
    Back When We Still Lived Together
    Brian Kiteley
    Dr. Black
    J. Robert Lennon
    Prayer (from the Turkish)
    Margaret Luongo
    Twelfth Night
    Agamemnon
    Death of a Salesman
    Michael Martone
    Fifteen Winesburg, Indiana Stories
    Tara L. Masih
    Erasing Maroon
    Nathan Scott McNamara
    Don’t Let Him Catch You
    Christopher Merkner
    Children at the Bar
    Clover
    New Year’s Resolution
    Little Museum
    Corey Mesler
    Waiting for the Train
    Dinty W. Moore
    The Damn Bird
    Lynn Mundell
    The Old Days
    Derek Nikitas
    We’re in the Market for a Fixer-Upper
    Martin Ott
    The Comet Rosetta Appears on American Idol
    Pamela Painter
    Help
    Lessons
    Assisted Living
    White Spaces
    Apartment Living
    Aimee Parkison
    The Tourists
    Meg Pokrass
    Cutlery
    Dawn Raffel
    Ask Us, Please
    Peter Rock
    Cemetery Weather
    Matt Sailor
    Sea Air
    Taste
    Jason Schwartz
    My Attire
    Course of the Slaughter
    Aurelie Sheehan
    The Middle Part
    Shruti Swamy
    Day is for the Living
    Dennis James Sweeney
    Retreat
    Pilgrimage
    My Family Abroad
    Myself
    Alison Titus
    Summer
    Chris Tusa
    Missing
    Lee Upton
    There Once Was a Old Woman Who Used to be a Young Girl
    Lauren Watel
    I Awoke on the Edge
    Emily Webber
    Birds in Flight
    Diane Williams
    The Forgotten Story
    Tom Williams
    Emergency Cash
    Sarah Ann Winn
    Making the Bed

ART

  • Sophia Lee Borazanian
    Photograph

INTERVIEWS

  • An Interview with Stuart Dybek by Josh Russell
    An Interview with Michael Martone by Josh Russell
    An Interview with Dawn Raffel by Josh Russell

SPECIAL FEATURE: HOT ROCKS #7

  • Joshua Harmon
    Two Outtakes from The Annotated Mixtape