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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

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 reading period for standard submissions opens again March 15, 2023. Submit here.

Upcoming

05/27 • Claudio Perinot
06/03 • Amanda Chiado
06/10 • John Davies
06/17 • Lynne Jensen Lampe
06/24 • Valerie Valdez
07/01 • Carlin Katz
07/08 • Meg Eden
07/15 • Tim Raymond
07/22 • Mike Itaya
07/29 • TBD
08/05 • TBD
08/12 • TBD
08/19 • TBD
08/26 • TBD
09/02 • TBD
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09/16 • TBD
09/23 • TBD
09/30 • TBD