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Month: July 2014

Hunger

by Sarah Huener

You count down days,
count up months, (more…)

CNF: The Invasion

Amy Holwerda

When I was twelve, my family traveled to Florida for a vacation on the beach. We had been looking forward to a week of sunning ourselves on white sandy shores, and since we kids had never before seen the ocean, splashing in its waves. We had heard that salt water makes you buoyant, and I imagined myself bobbing sunny side up, like a poached egg. (more…)

Love, Transcription (3 of 5)

by Maureen Alsop

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Syntax

by Allie Marini Batts

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Love, Transcription (2 of 5)

by Maureen Alsop

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Snow-Life

by Meg Pokrass

I’m reading my five-year-old daughter Eliza a story about a boy and his dying grandfather. The boy talks to the moon about sadness. Eliza has her jaw set like my mother’s was, the day she went into Hospice. (more…)

News

Check out the write-up of the journal in The Writer.

Matter Press recently released titles from Meg Boscov, Abby Frucht, Robert McBrearty, Tori Bond, Kathy Fish, and Christopher Allen. Click here.

Matter Press is now offering private flash fiction workshops and critiques of flash fiction collections here.

Submissions

Poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction/prose poetry submissions are now CLOSED. The next reading period for standard submissions opens March 15, 2021. Topical Thursdays’ submissions are open year-round. Submit here.

Upcoming

12/31 • Sean Cho A.
01/04 • Linda McMullen
01/07 • Victoria Jean Ella
01/11 • Daniel Murphy
01/14 • Kendra Dobson
01/21 • James Harris
01/25 • Richard Kostelanetz
01/28 • Andrew Love
02/01 • Kristin Burcham