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Sigrid Nunez, The Plan*
Jamal Brinkley, No More Than a Bubble*
Justin Taylor, From an iPhone 6
George Singleton, One More
Michael Byers, Valiant
Lynda Sexson, A 2nd Look at Love at 1st Sight
Mindy Friddle, Bug Man
Michelle Sleater, Attrition
Logan Newby, The Last Good Thing

Denis Donoghue, The End of the Affair
Matthew Vollmer, We All Go into the Dark
DeWitt Henry, On Bonds

Lee Upton, Political Ambition
Cutter Streeby, Amidah: Portrait of Berenice Abbot
Ojo Taiye, The Threshold of Small Chances
?                Lesions

Cheslea Dingman, Anniversary with Yellow Iris
Christopher DeWeese, From: The Confessions

*Best American Short Stories 2019

This is the Table of Contents for Issue #2, which was publish in 2018.


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Elvis Bego, The Word Is the Word
Bethany Edstrom, Hand and Foot (debut)
Kevin Moffett, City of Trees+
Chinelo Okparanta, David & Osi
Valerie O’Riordan, Bad Girl++
Bette Pesetsky, Demimonde
Emily Saso, All the Bells (debut)
Christine Sneed, In the Park****
Marc Watkins, For the Love of Broken Things

Harold Bloom, Who Else Is There?
Kelly Cherry, My Beethoven+++
William H. Gass, Excerpt from Baroque Prose

John Ashbery, Just the One Episode*
Jonathan Greenhause, Parts Unknown
J. C. Jordan, 40 East to Knoxville (debut)
Judith Skillman, China Shop
John Stupp, The Foundry

*Pushcart Prize XLIII (2019)
**The O. Henry Prize (2019)
+Best American Short Stories 2018 – distinguished story
++Pushcart Prize XLIII (2019) – Special Mention
+++Best American Essays 2018 – distinguished essay

This is the Table of Contents for Issue #1, which was publish in 2017.