Locked Doors by Oscar Cuevas

Oscar Cuevas is a Brooklyn-based writer from Kansas. His work has appeared in BOMB, DIAGRAM, Cream City Review, and elsewhere. He won the Joyce Carol Oates Nonfiction Award and the Raymond Carver Memo-rial Award for Short Fiction. He’s been a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, University of Georgia Press, and Bellingham … [Read more…]

Night Blooms: An Excerpt from a Novel-in-progress by Thomas Heise

Thomas Heise earned his PhD in English from New York University, where he specialized in twentieth and twenty-first-century American literature and culture. He is the author of three books in three different genres. His first book, Horror Vacui: Poems (Sarabande, 2006), explores the relationship between writing and emptiness, loss, blank space, and difficult memories. Its … [Read more…]