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Sharon Olds: On the Hearth of the Broken Home

To celebrate the Pulitzer Prize announcements yesterday, we thought it only fitting to share this stunning poem by Sharon Olds, whose collection, Stag’s Leap, won the prize for poetry. This poem was first published in issue 7.   Congratulations to all of the winners.  On the Hearth of the Broken Home by Sharon Olds Slowly fitting my pinky-tip down […]

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Forward from Gravity’s Rainbow Illustrated

It’s no secret that Matt Kish has been scrawling his way down the Congo for the illustrated edition of Heart of Darkness (keep track of his journey by checking out his tumblr); but since the alchemy of turning words into pictures is in itself a bit of a trip, we bring you (from Issue 29), […]

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Bottoms Up

We normally don’t dip into our recent issues for the Vault, but Namwali Serpell’s “Bottoms Up” immediately spring to mind when we came across this article on whacked out/crazy nontraditional forms of pleasure. So order you LovePalz Zeus today! I am sure telephone operators are standing by. And while you wait, you can read about the TouchyFeely, […]

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The Life of Cards

From issue 33 (Fantastic Women), Jane Avrich’s sleight of hand. hhhhhh The Life of Cards hhhhh THE MAGICIAN WORE neither top hat nor tails, nor did he need them. The caramel glow of the ancient spotlight, the sixty-six pairs of eyes in the crowd—indeed, the force and motion of the magician’s body—were entirely fixed on […]

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Fun is What

We bring you back to Issue 43, where Henry Alford rounds up a few Victorian parlor games and imagines their subsequent playing. It’s the perfect season to mix up some gin slings or some other bon-vivant worthy cocktail and take some passes at these delightfully lurid diversions.  In days of yore, there was no home […]

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On The Ineptitude of Certain Hurricanes

From Issue 52, Cate Marvin

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Talk Nerdy To Me

From Issue 38, Matthew Dickman

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A Brief Sampling of Obsessive Websites

From Issue 23, Christopher R. Beha

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Half is Just Enough to Make Sure You Will Eat Another Someday

From Issue 41, Cat Richardson

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One Touch in Seven Octaves

From Issue 27, Vera Pavlova

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Excuse Poem

From Issue 36, Oliver De La Paz

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Gore Vidal & Terry Southern

From Issue 15, Gerald Howard

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Chametla

From Issue 47, Luis Alberto Urrea

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Miracle Of The Black Leg

From Issue 47, Natasha Trethewey

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All My Wives

From Issue 31, Cate Marvin

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Tattooizm

From Issue 26, Kevin Moffett

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Mice

From Issue 33, Lucy Corin

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What If You’d Gone Anyway?

From Issue 39, Tracy K. Smith

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Pheromone

From Issue 9, Nick Flynn

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Sontag’s Rules

From Issue 41, Sigrid Nunez

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Minotaur

From Issue 34, Peter Kline

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Healthy Start

From Issue 30, Etgar Keret

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An Interview with Lynda Barry

From Issue 29

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Pride and Prejudice: The Game

From Issue 26, Maura Stanton

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Time Like a Fallen Horse

From Issue 27, Bei Ling

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