Flash Fiction | July 23, 2016

After The Revolution by Emil Ostrovski

After The Revolution, I came home to find my youngest child dying.       Food was scarce in those days, and electricity intermittent. Maybe my son had gotten food poisoning, the doctors suggested. But they didn’t really know.       He was only ten, and loved war stories. When my father was still alive, my son would badger him, asking him about the War of Independence, and my father, though he had lived in some far-flung village that had not seen any fighting to speak of, would oblige, taking details out of popular movies and sometimes making up events altogether.       Now

Flash Fiction | July 21, 2016

The Stevie Wonder Apology Tour by Anthony Inverso


Anthony Inverso lives outside Philadelphia, PA. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Water~Stone Review, Carve Magazine, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Bartleby Snopes.

Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

Contortion, Distortion by Christina Sun


Christina is a recent grad from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has work featured in The Adroit Journal, Kentucky Review, Atticus Review, Gravel, and elsewhere. She writes and spams at christinaashleysun.wordpress.com.

Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

Thick-Boned by Rebecca Ann Jordan


Rebecca Ann Jordan is a speculative fiction author and artist. Her stories and poems have been published in Strange Horizons, Fiction Vortex, FLAPPERHOUSE, Strangelet, and more. In 2015 Becca participated in the Clarion Writer’s Workshop and holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2016. See more at rebeccaannjordan.com.

Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

Freckles by Betsy Jemas


Betsy is a writer, illustrator, and creative director living in Kansas City, Missouri. Her work in advertising has been internationally recognized and her skateboarding skills have not. She also co-owns the award-winning screen printing studio, Giant Pancake. This is her first piece of published fiction. You can spy on her via Instagram at @bjemas

Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

The Equestrian by Cal Freeman


Cal Freeman is the author of the poetry collection Brother of Leaving (Marick Press) and the pamphlet Heard Among the Windbreak (Eyewear Publishing). His writing has appeared in many journals including Passages North, Commonweal, The Journal, Ninth Letter, and The Cortland Review. He is the recipient of the Howard P. Walsh Award for Literature, The Ariel Poetry Prize, and The Devine Poetry Fellowship (judged by Terrance Hayes). He has also been nominated for Pushcart Prizes in poetry and creative nonfiction. He currently lives in Dearborn, MI and teaches at Oakland University.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Seven Degrees of Separation by Anne Lawrence Bradshaw

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Anne Lawrence Bradshaw lives and writes near Hadrian’s Wall in the North of England. She drinks too much tea and walks a lot. Tweet her @shrewdbanana

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Prepared by Chris Ceravolo


Chris Ceravolo studies photography and creative writing at Drew University. Prior to Drew, he studied Architecture at Syracuse University and The Cooper Union. He was born and raised and lives in New Jersey.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Michael Hudson Presents Melanie Moore with a Non-Exhaustive, Yet Representative List of What She’s Done in the Last Year to Avoid Saying that Depression is Eating Her Libido by Colleen Kolba


Colleen Kolba is a writer from Chicago, IL. Currently, she is an MFA candidate at the University of South Florida where she studies fiction and comics. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Hobart, and [PANK]. You can find her at colleenkolba.tumblr.com and on Twitter @colleenkolba.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

A Big Girl’s Guide to Love by Natalie Lima


Natalie Lima is a 2016 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow. She is a first-generation college graduate of Northwestern University and currently lives and writes in Los Angeles. “A Big Girl’s Guide to Love” is her first published work of fiction.