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Nominations: The Best Small Fictions 2018

Lovely CC Readers: Now that we’ve submitted our nominations for The Best Small Fictions anthology, the bovines are pleased to share with you the following nominees: The Last One (by Madeline Anthes) Hopi (by Josh Rank) The Concealer (by Matthew Vasiliauskas) Bad Babysitter (by René Ostberg) Stab Apples (by Molly Bonovsky Anderson) Congrats to all!…

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Seven Confessions by John Meyers

You reach a certain age, you have to level with yourself. There are things I can’t do that I thought I could do, there are lies I tell myself everyday that I probably should stop telling myself. I’m no longer young, I’m on the backend of an uneventful, relatively easy life, and I think it’s…

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How to Make Wisconsin by Kirk Hathaway

(Please rotate your handheld device to landscape mode to provide maximum width for each line.) You begin with cows. If you don’t have cows you don’t have Wisconsin, only a shaved Michigan. Then, you must have immigrants, lots and lots of immigrants, mostly pale from being so long in snow and supper clubs, from all…