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The Costume Chest

part one: posed normajeanie’s room is open  Norma sets her laptop on the old costume chest at the foot of the bed.[1] Socks pulled up to her knees, an ambiguous ring on her left hand—these…

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Slow Leak

Please be advised that this story includes descriptions of self-harm and suicidal ideation. —The Editors For the past thirteen days I’ve been sleeping in the canoe hanging in our garage. The canoe is aluminum and…

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Leaving Home

Translated from the original Chinese by Jianan Qian and Alyssa Asquith   The old men liked to say that our village was our world. I couldn’t accept this, and from the beginning, I felt that I…

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