Tag Archives: fiction
“I wish I could see my father dance again…” (Fiction, 4/2017). Continue reading
“…the same length as JonBenet Ramsey’s ransom note…” (Fiction, 3/2017). Continue reading
The details may change, but the ending is always the same. Continue reading →
“I wish I could see my father dance again…” (Fiction, 4/2017). Continue reading →
Jog backwards.” (Fiction, 2/2017). Continue reading →
“…the same length as JonBenet Ramsey’s ransom note…” (Fiction, 3/2017). Continue reading →
“Every night driver burns” (Fiction, 3/2017). Continue reading →
Poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction/prose poetry submissions are now open. Check out our new category triptychs! The submission period closes March 15, 2017. Click here.
06/20 • Ronit Feinglass Plank
06/22 • Ira Joel Haber (9)
06/27 • RK Biswas
06/29 • Ira Joel Haber (10)
07/04 • Kelly Magee
07/06 • Ira Joel Haber (11)
07/11 • JoAnna Novak
07/13 • Ira Joel Haber (12)
07/19 • Jetse de Vries
07/25 • Christopher Allen
08/01 • Duncan Barlow
08/08 • Michelle Cacho-Negrete
08/15 • Nancy Au
08/22 • Andrés Cruciani
08/29 • Melissa Slayton
09/05 • Victorya Chase
09/12 • Susan Comninos
09/19 • John Minichillo
09/26 • Brent Fisk
10/03 • Todd Robinson
10/10 • Michael Alessi
10/17 • Meghan Phillips
10/24 • Ana Prundaru
10/31 • Casey Cromwell
11/07 • April Bradley
11/14 • Jennifer Porter
11/21 • Suzanne Verrall
11/28 • Patrice Gopo
12/05 • Caitlin Garvey
Matter Press has two new titles: Smokelong Quarterly Anthology: Best of the First Ten Years and Matter Press's The Pocket Guide to Flash Fiction. Click here.
Matter Press is now offering private flash fiction workshops and critiques of flash fiction collections here.
Matter Press for Compressed Creative Arts is proud to announce the following Pushcart nominations for the 2016 edition:
When A Foghorn Is the Answer
by Stefanie Freele
by Sherrie Flick
by Kevin McLellan
i. [from Vagrancies of the Heart]
by Mary Buchinger
by Rae Gouirand
by Sarah Huener
Journal of Compressed Creative Arts listed as top journal to submit flash to for Wigleaf's Top 50 List. Also, listed in Top 5 Fastest Markets for fiction at Duotrope.
Lee Rourke writes in A BRIEF HISTORY OF FABLES: FROM AESOP TO FLASH FICTION, "One only has to visit sites such as flashfiction.net and smokelong.com or journals such as Matter: The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts to get a real sense of some of the most electrifying and ground-breaking flash fiction published today; displaying work from authors all around the world who manage to compress the weird, the fabulous and the truly astonishing into their fictions."
Jeff Landon's TRUCK DANCE, a collection of semi-short fiction, & Kathy Fish's WILD LIFE, a collection of undomesticated flash fictions, are now available either separately or as a bundle here.
Read writers' compression statements here.
Interview at Hugo House.
Outgoing managing editor David Aichenbaum decompresses himself.
Matter Press's 501(c)(3) status approved! Woo-hoo!
Interview at SmokeLong Quarterly.
Interview at Six Questions.
Article at Brevity.
Mentioned in Carol Guess Interview
Mentioned at Ethel Rohan's Straight from the Hip
Duotrope Listing. Listed in Top 25 Swiftest Markets for both poetry and fiction.