Shannon Reed

Shannon Reed

I write.

Credits include The New Yorker, WaPo, Eater, The Guardian, McSweeney's, Poets & Writers and many more.

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Introducing Ask Someone Awesome: A Barrelhouse Advice Column — Barrelhouse

Introducing Ask Someone Awesome: A Barrelhouse Advi...

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Art by Shannon Wright

"Untitled" Shannon Wright is an illustrator and cartoonist who uses her work to reach underrepresented voices while trying to bring forth untold stories. Visit her website: http://shannon-wright.com/...

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Weird Love: An Inside-Out Thing, by Becky Tuch

 Look, he finally said, I guess you’re just not a very sexual person....

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Group Therapy: Remembering Davie Bowie

Thank you, Ziggy. We'll always have your soul, Thin White Duke. And most of all, we'll miss you, David....

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Weird Love: Two Poems by Tony Mancus

you put the pants over the pants and rubbed...

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Donkey Sauce Sonnet, by M. Bartley Seigel

“ORIGINAL STUPID IDEA JUNK DRAWER PROMPT: Donkey Sauce Sonnet ” — Tom McAllister   My lovers strain and headache, all junkies, a midnight tightrope act in spurs, uncouth, feet suspended down into black, pinkies up. Yours or mine? I want it in the mouth. Give me the donkey sauce, Guy...

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because they was purple

i got no memory of my man peeling them off me. but i remember how it felt to fold them, warm out the laundry. have you ever held your own skin?...

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Writer Camp 2016!

Barrelhouse in the woods. What could be better?...

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Where is Mia Sara? [Ask Someone Awesome]

Dear Someone Awesome-- What has Mia Sara been involved in since June 2013, and when will Mia Sara's regular column at Barrelhouse begin? Thanks! John Bonifas *** Dear John--   Funny you should ask...   Love, Kenny Gould & Barrelhouse  ...

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Open for submissions: book reviews, fiction, poetry, online, and COMICS

YO ARTISTS! Thanks to our awesome new art director, we're now accepting comics submissions! YO WRITERS! You know that thing that you wrote that you love, and you think is perfect Barrelhouse material? Now is probably the time to send it to us. We are currently open for fiction, poetry, the...

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Prince Called Me Up Onstage at the Pontiac Silverdome

& we lucked up on the 8th row & used the light bill money to pay for it I mean who needs lights when you got Prince...

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New online issue - Brothers and Sisters

Check out our new Brothers and Sisters-themed online issue! It'll be filled with love and drama and conflict and some things that we're going to pinky swear to not tell Mom and Dad. We'll release one a day for the next two weeks, so visit often and enjoy. (And stay...

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Call for Submissions: Barrelhouse Books

Barrelhouse Books is seeking its next full-length work of prose. We’re open to novels, memoirs, short story collections, essay collections, or hybrid prose forms. There are no particular style restrictions. We tend to like books that are character-driven and intelligent. Books that push boundaries. Books that challenge rather than placate...

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Not Your Highschool Girlfriend

Dispatches from the corner of Hollywood and Motherhood   The Girl, In The Car, In The Movie, Or: When You’re Buying a Kit Kat at 7-Eleven and the Guy On Line Behind You Says, “Hey, did anyone ever tell you, you look just like Ferris Bueller’s girlfriend?”   By Mia...

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WHEN THE CICADAS WERE OUT OF THEIR FUCKING MINDS

I don’t care who you are or where you hide your drugs, pray to your God, lift your child before the sea— this is worse then we could have ever imagined....