Issue 3.2 – Interview

At the Same we love connecting readers with authors, and, today, we interviewed author, Stephanie McElligott. We’re excited to introduce her beautiful book, The Gifts of Man, with readers around the world! the Same: Tell us about yourself! Stephanie McElligott: I grew up on Long Island (NY) the eldest of four children in a family that moved a lot. By…

A Word from the Editor

Welcome to Issue 3.1! We have a fabulous issue to tell you about, but, first, an announcement: Starting this week, we will be running serials on Thursdays! This second day of content will be an ongoing feature. When one serial ends, a new one will begin. In case you’re not familiar with the serial format…

Issue 3.1 – Nonfiction

    “Hi, Baby Girl! I’m home!” I scooped up my four-month-old after changing out of my scrubs. I’d only been gone a few hours, but I had at least two hours of charting ahead. I got some cuddles in before delving into my tablet to document wounds, blood sugars, and lab values from the…

Issue 3.1 – Fiction

  I sit here alone as I have done since they took my baby away. The chair is high-backed, plastic, and the cheap wood of its arms splinters under my nails. Beside the bed is a tatty locker, the door of which swings open: relentless, impotent, relentless, impotent, relent– A poor tribute to my daughter…

Issue 3.1 – Poetry

  We fell in love because of that lift home, a pirated Strokes album playing, me glancing at your lipring between turns. We’d already grounded ourselves on music floes:   me a lovechild of Band of Horses and Florence, you a mashup of Bloodhound Gang and Amanda Palmer.   You taught my body how to…