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Month: June 2016

Postcards, 10

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 of 12.
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Sunday Chicken

by RK Biswas

The birds are double packed into foot high wire cages, four feet long and three feet wide, and stacked one above the other. No water bowls and plates of grain. (more…)

Postcards, 9

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 of 12.
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CNF: Hug

by Ronit Feinglass Plank

When I open the front door of our house after ten days away my husband looks up at me but it takes a moment for him to realize I’m home. He hadn’t been expecting me then. (more…)

Postcards, 8

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 of 12.
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Boy in a Boat

by Julia Strayer

Gulls scuffed and dipped over the sea at dawn, over a wooden rowboat, the horizon orange, the sky streaked pink. (more…)

Postcards, 7

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 of 12.
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Marital Amnesias

by Jan Stout

Mort Doesn’t Remember What the List Is For

Mort pays no mind to the chattering zaftig women walking at the ocean’s edge. (more…)

Postcards, 6

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 of 12.
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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 OPEN. The reading period for standard submissions closes June 15, 2021. Topical Thursdays’ submissions are open year-round. Submit here.

Upcoming

07/26 • Jen Huang
07/29 • Lazar Trubman
07/30 • Jasmine Sawers
08/02 • Natalie Schriefer
08/05 • Daniel Felsenthal
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08/13 • Elizabeth Amon
08/16 • Shanti Chandrasekhar
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08/27 • Shyla Shehan
08/30 • Andrew Warnke
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09/03 • David Hargreaves
09/06 • June Avignone
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09/10 • Laurence Musgrove
09/13 • Zoe Dickinson
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