Ploughshares Solos Archive
Nellie was nine years old when her brother Jimmy fell and broke his back. She and the rest of her family could only watch as the injury slowly worsened. The night before Jimmy died, Nellie ran through their small Irish town to make sure everyone was gathered at their
Writer and literary critic Sergio Pitol makes the claim that “[w]orks of art express . . . the best energy humans are capable of producing.” For Flannery O’Connor, literature is a particular human achievement.
"Endlings" follows Dr. Katya Vidović, a woman who left behind memories of war and a dying mother when she emigrated from Croatia to the United States as a child. Now working with adolescent girls who suffer from eating disorders fueled by the fear of losing control, confronts her need
When a mother and her baby are found dead in their car, a small New England town is forced to confront its secrets. As the news settles and rumors spread, the mother of the young family must grapple with the new understanding that this town isn't the safe and
We are thrilled to announce the release of our latest solo, “Blue River Hotel” by Stephen Henighan!
We’re excited to announce the release of our latest solo, "Kaat" by Edward Hamlin!
We’re excited to announce the release of our latest solo, "Girl of Few Seasons" by Rachel Kondo! Read the Solo today for $1.99.
We’re excited to announce the release of our latest solo, "The Critic" by Tim Parrish! Read it today for $2.99.
We're excited to announce the release of our latest solo, "Bones" by Lisa Horiuchi! Kyle Walker has spent his life working to the top of the corporate ladder, but now that retirement has come for him, he’s not sure what’s next.
We're excited to announce the release of our latest Solo, "The Girl Who Lied" by Uche Okonkwo! Read it today for $1.99.