Jason Arment

Locust Tap: A “Love Letter” to the Beloved Dive Bar

A "love letter" to the Locust Tap, a dive bar in Des Moines, Iowa. You've drank in a place just like this. And if you haven't, well then, welcome.   The Tap, or Locust Tap as it’s formally called in Des Moines, Iowa, is the closest you can come to the experience of drinking in Iraq. I would say, “Drinking in Iraq during wartime,” but it seems like ... Read the full article
Jason Arment

Jason Arment served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Machine Gunner in the USMC. He's earned an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in Narrative Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Chautauqua, Hippocampus, The Burrow Press Review, Dirty Chai, and War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities; anthologized in Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors Volume 2 & 4; and is forthcoming in Gulf Coast, The Florida Review, and Phoebe. Jason lives in Denver.

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