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Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 9.
by Scott Douglas (7/22/2004)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: “Do You Realize??” by the Flaming Lips
by Ted Jillson (7/21/2004)

Ten Excerpts From a Magazine Found at a Philly Gentlemen’s Club, Reformatted as Love Poems
by Daniel Maurer (7/21/2004)

Sestina: A Fake Sestina for Hayden Carruth
by Brian Henry (7/20/2004)

John Moe’s Pop Song Correspondences: A Memo to the Sultans of Swing, From Their Booking Agent
by John Moe (7/20/2004)

Gabe Hudson’s Dear Mr. President Letters: Batch 19
by Various Letter Writers (7/19/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Hummingbirds
by Tony Cross (7/19/2004)

The Screen Test
by Katherine Grosjean (7/19/2004)

Query
by Tom Lombardi (7/16/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Current Boyfriend of the Girl I’m in Love With
by Patrick Lienemann (7/15/2004)

My Son’s Appearance on Fresh Air
by Will Layman (7/15/2004)

List: Quotes From the Announcers of Wrestlemania XX Which Were, but Should Not Have Been, Meant in All Seriousness
by Joseph M. Ippolito (7/14/2004)

List: A Hard Day’s Night
by Brendan Hill (7/14/2004)

List: Car Names Which, When Preceded by the Word “Anal,” Sound Like Bad Porn
by Rebecca Anderson (7/14/2004)

List: Good Names for Vicious Dogs
by Ed Page (7/14/2004)

Daddy Was a 9-Iron
by Michael Fowler (7/14/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Boss, Who Was Recently Fired
by Serena Lu Chang (7/13/2004)

Three Short Monologues for the Struggling Actor
by Mike Sacks (7/13/2004)

Kevin Dolgin Tells You About Places You Should Go In Europe: The Inside-Out Heart of Paris: Beaubourg
by Kevin Dolgin (7/10/2004)

B.R. Cohen’s Annals of Science: Vol. IV: The Salad Days of Genetics
by B.R. Cohen (7/9/2004)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: 2004 Midseason Awards
by Rick Paulas (7/9/2004)

The North Korean State News Service Picks Up On Less Globally Relevant News
by Andrew Golden (7/8/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Sony Vaio
by Alicia Gifford (7/7/2004)

List: What’s Up Next for Jack Layton’s Mustache?
by Joe O'Neill (7/6/2004)

List: A Collection of Unpublished Hospital Greeting Cards Meant to Ease Patients’ Fears About Their Looming Surgeries
by Tiffany Torres (7/6/2004)

List: Cosmetic Surgery I Would Recommend to the Single Women Who Own Dogs in My Neighborhood Based on What Max, My Border Collie/Lab Mix, Seems To Like
by Brandon Rogers (7/6/2004)

Dispatches From Roy Kesey, An American Guy Married to a Peruvian Diplomat Living in China: Dispatch 15: Fish-trap
by Roy Kesey (7/3/2004)

List: Playlists on Dick Cheney’s iPod
by Ryan Boudinot (7/2/2004)

Sestina: Astronauts Give Up
by Christopher Kennedy (7/2/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Radioactive Spider That Never Bit Me
by James Foreman (6/30/2004)

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