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Month: July 2016

Everything We Had

by Christopher Allen

Mama’s breath dripped sour in my ear. (more…)

The Style of Elements

by Jetse de Vries

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Postcards, 12

by Ira Joel Haber

Editor’s Note: Each Wednesday we’ve been publishing individual pieces from Ira Joel Haber’s Postcard series (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11). 12 of 12.
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The Shore

by JoAnna Novak

I dive in and Dimitri holds me under. A breath is wrenched from lungs, separated from my systems, like with his mind my lover has made me heave and sputter. (more…)

Postcards, 11

by Ira Joel Haber

Editor’s Note: Each Wednesday we’ve been publishing individual pieces from Ira Joel Haber’s Postcard series (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10). 11 of 12.
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CNF: Mr. Nobody

by Kelly Magee

Tonight I dump dinner in the trash. Fishsticks singed to a puckered tray, smashed jar of tartar sopped with stained jeans. (more…)

News

Congrats to the Best Small Fictions nominations from Matter Press for Compressed Creative Arts: Sara Backer’s “Oh, What a Night”; Dan Crawley’s “Powers”; Jill Talbot’s “Malahat Highway on Boxing Day”; Christopher Allen’s “Falling Man;” and Kathy Fish’s “Five Micros.”

Submissions

Poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction/prose poetry submissions is now open. Check out our new category triptychs! The submission period closes June 15, 2019; submit here.

Upcoming

03/18 • Tamara Gane
03/20 • Tiff Holland
03/25 • Sara Crowley
03/27 • Hannah van Didden
04/01 • Ian Mahler
04/08 • Cindy Hunter Morgan
04/15 • Mason Binkley