The first quick read is funny but irritatingly true. Homa Mojtabai wrote on McSweeneys “Reasons You Were Not Promoted That Are Totally Unrelated To Gender.”
For poetry, “A Real Nice Baby and Other Poems” by Jennifer Liberts Weinberg on Narrative Magazine is a set of experimental prose poems that have some really beautiful and grungy moments.
And exciting news for any writers out there! The Bellevue Literary Review prize is now accepting submissions on themes of “health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body." The deadline for the contest is July 1st, 2015. You can check out and read what kind of work they’re looking for here.