What Can We Steal From Erin Belieu’s “I Heart Your Dog’s Head”?
Poem

What Can We Steal From Erin Belieu’s “I Heart Your Dog’s Head”?

Title of Work and its Form: “I Heart Your Dog’s Head,” poem Author: Erin Belieu (on Twitter @erinbelieu) Date of Work: 2006 Where the Work Can Be Found: The poem appears in Black Box, Ms. Belieu’s 2006 Copper Canyon Press book.  The Poetry Foundation has made the poem available on its web site. Bonuses: Check out this great … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From M. Hannah Langhoff’s “The Things We Don’t Talk About”?
Short Story

What Can We Steal From M. Hannah Langhoff’s “The Things We Don’t Talk About”?

Title of Work and its Form: “The Things We Don’t Talk About,” short story Author: M. Hannah Langhoff Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found: The story made its debut in Relief: A Christian Literary Expression.  You can purchase the issue in print or digital form here. Bonuses: Here is an excerpt from a piece … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From David O’Connell’s “Aneurysm”?
Poem

What Can We Steal From David O’Connell’s “Aneurysm”?

Title of Work and its Form: “Aneurysm,” poem Author: David O’Connell Date of Work: 2013 Where the Work Can Be Found:  “Aneurysm” made its debut in issue 4.1 of Unsplendid.  You can find the poem here. Bonuses:  Mr. O’Connell was the 2013 winner of the Philbrick Poetry Project‘s chapbook competition.  You can purchase his chapbook from the Providence Athenaeum or from … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Julie Danho’s “‘?'”?
Poem

What Can We Steal From Julie Danho’s “‘?'”?

Title of Work and its Form: “?,” poem Author: Julie Danho Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The poem appears in Six Portraits, a chapbook published by Slapering Hol Press, the small press imprint of The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center.  The kind folks at the HVWC have included the poem on the Six Portraits page to show you what … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Shelley Wong’s “The Fall Forecast”?
Poem

What Can We Steal From Shelley Wong’s “The Fall Forecast”?

Title of Work and its Form: “The Fall Forecast,” poem Author: Shelley Wong Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The poem was first published in Issue 57 of The Collagist.  You may read the work here. Bonuses: Here is “In the Hot-Air Balloon,” a poem Ms. Wong published in Nashville Review.  Here is an interview in which Ms. Wong … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Annie McGreevy’s “Letter to a Young Man in Madrid”?
Short Story

What Can We Steal From Annie McGreevy’s “Letter to a Young Man in Madrid”?

Title of Work and its Form: “Letter to a Young Man in Madrid,” short story Author: Annie McGreevy (on Twitter @AnnieMcGreevy) Date of Work: 2013 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The story made its debut in the Winter 2013 issue of the Portland Review.  The kind folks at the journal request that you buy a copy through Amazon.  (If we’re lucky, the … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal from Jason Gray’s “CIRCUS CIRCUS”?
Poem

What Can We Steal from Jason Gray’s “CIRCUS CIRCUS”?

Title of Work and its Form: “CIRCUS CIRCUS,” poem Author: Jason Gray (on Twitter @jasonmgray) Date of Work: 2010 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The poem made its debut in As It Ought to Be, a very cool place on the Internet to find meaningful thought and great poetry.  The poem can be found here. Bonuses:  Mr. Gray is the … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Michael Kardos’s “The Three-Day Affair”?
Novel

What Can We Steal From Michael Kardos’s “The Three-Day Affair”?

Title of Work and its Form: The Three-Day Affair, novel Author: Michael Kardos (on Twitter @michael_kardos) Date of Work: 2012 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The book was published by The Mysterious Press, an imprint of Grove/Atlantic.  You can find it at your local independent bookstore.  If you don’t know where your closest indie shop is, check here.  I … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Jessica Love’s “Reading Fast and Slow”?
Nonfiction

What Can We Steal From Jessica Love’s “Reading Fast and Slow”?

Title of Work and its Form: “Reading Fast and Slow,” nonfiction Author: Jessica Love (on Twitter @loveonlanguage) Date of Work: 2012 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The piece made its debut in the Spring 2012 issue of The American Scholar, one of the great magazines that you should be reading.  As of this writing, Ms. Love’s piece is available … Continue reading »