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Month: March 2017

Bird Fall

by Jeff Friedman

There’s a bird loose in the house,” I shout as my wife runs from the bedroom. (more…)

Listen carefully, Flat Stanley!

by Jennifer Howard

This story is 376 words, the same length as JonBenet Ramsey’s ransom note (more…)

The Night Driver (after Calvino)

by Joe Kapitan

Every night driver burns, aflame with a need that sends them speeding down vectors of pavement split into two lanes, (more…)

CNF: The Loneliest Whale in the World

by Paul Crenshaw

There’s a whale swimming through the cold waters of the north Pacific who doesn’t belong to any pod. (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