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October 5, 16

See, prison in Pennsylvania is a rough stop: no smut, period. Read More  »

October 5, 16

All these white boys. This wasn't my place. Ricky was yards ahead, not waiting. Read More  »

October 5, 16

Your next visit to the Hole will be in three months. Read More  »

September 8, 16

We are delighted to announce that Sameer Pandya has been selected as our 2017 PEN/Civitella Fellow. Through a generous partnership with the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, an artist residency located in a 15th-century castle in rural Italy, PEN sends...Read More  »

June 13, 16

recognizing twelve emerging fiction writers for their debut short story Read More  »

April 25, 16

The man was right: the woman seemed determined to be found. Like Hansel or Gretel, or both, she had sprinkled the crumbs of words and telegrams in every telegraph or post office everywhere they went. Read More  »

April 4, 16

He sounded older, twenty at least. I was afraid if we spoke again he would sound older still, that by month’s end he would have surpassed me, his voice in early August that of an old man’s. Read More  »

April 4, 16

The month in question was April, the cruelest month. It was the month in which a war that had run on for a very long time would lose its limbs, as is the way of wars. Read More  »

April 4, 16

Mia Alvar is the winner of the 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction for her collection of short stories, In the Country, which sheds light on the Filipino diaspora. Read More  »

April 4, 16

“What is this talk of happy?” Aunty asked without turning. Then, gently, she added, “You have been in America too long, Mrs. Doctor.” Read More  »

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