November 27, 2017

The ground under the starship shook violently as Allison steadied herself against the frame of the door. The planet didn’t have much time left; the atmosphere had been deteriorated badly. 

Ultimately though, it would be the Earth’s core that would rip the world asunder....

November 22, 2017

The last time I saw L, he had overdosed on Klonopin. I visited him once in the hospital, gave him a shitty card with the phrase “Get Well,” even though I had the sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach that he would not, no matter how hard he wanted to try. It’s not t...

November 20, 2017

Kailey Tedesco: Congratulations on winning our first ever fiction contest! What were some of your major inspirations when writing “Bell Weather”?

Catherine Moore: Thank you! This narrative began after a conversation with a friend about the stereotype of “child-less” wom...

November 16, 2017

She was the plain voice of a woman who lived blood and babies. A calling that was part of her love manifesto. Mid-wife, doula, accoucheuse, she answered to them all. When she wasn’t delivering newborns she rode night trains, anywhere, looking for skies pregnant and pen...

November 4, 2017

Sick

My legs were up in the air. I was bored. I glanced at the clock. It was 3:47pm. 

The sun shined through the open blinds. I wished he would finish. I was draped 

over his mid-level chest of drawers; because of our height difference of one foot, 

other positions were ne...

November 3, 2017

(Artwork by Joyanna M)

She had never kissed a girl. Not like that, not with passion. On the cheeks, maybe lightly on the lips. Not a full out 'tongue tickling the uvula' kiss.

She'd been divorced for several months and had several hookups since. All with men, most disapp...

August 17, 2017

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So this took a bit longer than expected (because JEE-ZUS you all are great writers), but here are our 2017 BEST OF THE NET Sundress Publications nominations! Congratulations & endless thanks to these writers who exemplify the energy & passion we so adore at Rag Queen <...

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