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Six Ways to Break Her by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam Six Ways to Break Her by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, January 26, 2015

When she was old enough to know that her chest was flat, her father built a skin of glass around her. He was afraid, he said, that she would see the world for what it was.

When she was old enough to see the world for what it was, she had no father to build thicker glass; his methods went with him to the grave.

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Issue Forty-Six Issue Forty-Six (December 15, 2014): Under the Dark by Dawn Bailey «» This Is What I Know about Being Gigantic by Justin Brouckaert «» Builders by Caitlin Corrigan «» The Village with All the Boyfriends by Zachary Doss «» Ashes by Sherrie Flick «» Difficult Times by Jeff Friedman «» Evening Special by Jenny Halper «» Summerhaven by Erica Plouffe Lazure «» Brother Bill Leaves the Narrow Path by Dan Leach «» When the Stalks Were Bugs' Umbrellas by Cheska Lynn «» Exterminator by Sean Mackey «» Take My Hand. Look Both Ways. by Amy Foster Myer «» Reset by Marisela Navarro «» Sea & Land by Dominic Preziosi «» Lauren Lights Out by Joshua Rupp «» Melting by Jennifer Shipley «» Let's Say by Julia Strayer «» I'm Coming for the Baby by Letitia Trent «» Through the Bottle by Vicki Wilson «» Cribs by Kate Wisel «» Interviews: Dawn Bailey «» Justin Brouckaert «» Caitlin Corrigan «» Zachary Doss «» Sherrie Flick «» Jeff Friedman «» Jenny Halper «» Erica Plouffe Lazure «» Dan Leach «» Cheska Lynn «» Sean Mackey «» Amy Foster Myer «» Marisela Navarro «» Dominic Preziosi «» Joshua Rupp «» Jennifer Shipley «» Julia Strayer «» Letitia Trent «» Vicki Wilson «» Kate Wisel «» Cover Art by Genevieve Anna Tyrrell «» Letter From the Editor-->

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Catherine Carberry Catherine Carberry earned her MFA in fiction from Bowling Green State University, where she served as assistant editor of Mid-American Review. Her fiction has been broadcast on NPR and has appeared in publications including North American Review, Indiana Review, Greensboro Review, Sou’wester, and Tin House’s Open Bar. She currently serves as assistant editor of Bartleby Snopes, frequently contributes book reviews to The Rumpus, and is an intern at The Paris Review. She will read stories submitted to SmokeLong January 26-February 1.

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