SmokeLong Weekly for November 20, 2019:

Gator Bait

by Alexander Cendrowski

As a lifeguard, you’re not supposed to daydream about the bodies of the lives you are guarding, because it will make you a worse guard of those lives. You’re especially not supposed to have these daydreams, these minutes-long flushes of blood to the face and elsewhere, as a boy scout, because boys fantasizing about boys … Continue reading Gator Bait

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Issue Sixty-Five

September 16, 2019

This Week’s Reader:

Sara Lippmann

Sara Lippmann is the author of the story collection Doll Palace (Dock Street Press). She received an artist’s fellowship in fiction from New York Foundation for the Arts and her work has appeared in Slice Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, Fourth Genre, Diagram, Midnight Breakfast, Wigleaf and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing at St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn and co-hosts the Sunday Salon, a longstanding NYC reading series. Find her @saralippmann

Read the interview with Sara Lippmann