2017-2018 Submissions Are Now Open!

Our annual submissions drive opened on January 13th and stays open until February 17th. We can't wait to read what you have to share! Learn More

2nd Story Presents: Stories at the Pub

Join us at The Teal Room at Pub 626 for our Stories at the Pub monthly programming series. Each month offers a different lineup of stories all being shared in this intimate Rogers Park venue. Learn More

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2nd Story Anthology

Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck

We are proud to announce the publication of our first print anthology! It features 23 stories in 248 pages! Read More


McKenzie Chinn – Micro/Macro by 2nd Story Staff

Deborah Hines – After Lunch in South Chicago by 2nd Story Staff

Planet B by Lizzie Duszynski

Missouri Compromise by Julie Ganey

To Spank or Not To Spank? by LaTanya Lane

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