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“Seasick,” by Emma Reed Jones (new story)

When she left me, I went looking for beaches. They weren’t as hard to find as you might imagine. Many were even accessible by subway. There’s a little stretch of narrow track in Queens where the train takes you right … Continue reading

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New Story Posted: “Lucy Dreaming” by Emma Reed Jones

Erotic fiction is one genre we run relatively short on here at Newhandsweepstakes. Thankfully, Emma Reed Jones’ surreal gem, “Lucy Dreaming,” has come along to help remedy this paucity. Representing as it does both the pleasure of betrayal and the … Continue reading

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New Story Posted: “I Dream of Being Warm Again” by Emma Reed Jones

We at Newhandsweepstakes are pleased to welcome our newest contributor, Emma Reed Jones (currently of Eugene, soon to be of Oakland, PhD freshly minted) and to bring you the first of a series of pre-eminently evocative short-stories penned by Emma, … Continue reading

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New Story Posted: “Heel-cowl” by Denise Dooley

Denise Dooley hails from Chicago and has a flair for storytelling with both eyes open. Check out her Newhand debut, “Heel-cowl,” here, or under the “Writings” tab. “Heel-cowl” chronicles a certain ominous and birdlike “migration of girls,” painted with visceral … Continue reading

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New Story Posted: “Cleopatra’s Needle, Part Two” by David Alexander Craig

Check out the second installment of David’s evolving psycho-sci-fi-supernatural-dream-myth series, “Cleopatra’s Needle,” here or under the “Writings” tab above. From the story: Somehow, you’ve been drawn into Cleopatra’s needle, but the interior space is not at all what you would’ve … Continue reading

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New Story Posted: “Indent Pacing Wears, Part 1” by Brian McElmurry

From the author: This is an excerpt from a novel I wrote called “What is Anything?” It is in three books, and has a prologue (which I skipped); the first book is called “Indent Pacing Wears.” It regards being young, … Continue reading

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