Scuzzbucket is a Medium publication for short fiction and poetry. It’s dedicated to showcasing new, unknown, or unheralded writers on the fringe. The content focus is dirty realism, grunge lit, creative confessions, speculative fiction, and other assorted literary atrocities.

I’m the creator and editor. I also publish the majority of my poetry in this publication. So, if you’re on Medium and you’re interested in writing for Scuzzbucket, send me an email at for more info.

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Featured Post

Chair by Mary Corbin

Vivian. Now she is a real one of a kind. Sturdy and dependable. Independent. Colorful and bright.

A stroll up Walnut Street to the farmer’s market would take her under five minutes from her northside apartment. It was a weekly occurrence every Tuesday afternoon. Donning a pastel floral dress to match the mood of the emerging summer weather, she grabbed her basket — the one she got in France a few years ago — turned the key on the lock and skipped down her front steps.