SmokeLong Weekly for May 25, 2019:


by Jen Julian

For quite a while now, these people have been falling from the sky above our town. The fall is not easy to survive, though some of them manage. It’s a problem we have all been dealing with. My mother, being my mother, brings religion into it. She says these people are being punished, that they … Continue reading Flyover

More stories:

“Parasol,” Demetrios Jameson, 1947By C. Line Beston

Good Old LeonBy Matthew Vollmer

Milk MoneyBy Chloe Vaughan

The Least Fucked Up PeopleBy Max Hipp

Issue Sixty-Three

March 25, 2019

This Week’s Reader:

Michael Don

Michael Don is the author of the story collection Partners and Strangers (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2019). His stories have appeared in journals such as Washington Square Review, Fiction International, Wigleaf, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and SmokeLong Quarterly. He teaches at Penn State University and co-edits Kikwetu. 

Read the interview with Michael Don

SmokeLong on the Road — Norwich (UK) Reading and Workshop

by Helen Rye The medieval city of Norwich, England, latest stop on the SmokeLong on the Road journey, is famous for mustard, British pubs and the legendary University of East Anglia creative writing program, founded by Malcom Bradbury in 1970. For a few cold and rainy days in early May, the SmokeLong Quarterly travelling editorial … Continue reading SmokeLong on the Road — Norwich (UK) Reading and Workshop