Smokelong Weekly for September 5, 2015:


art by Jill Twist
by T.E. Cowell

I was reading Goodnight Moon to my son when my brother called. But it was only after James was asleep––a major tell being his partially open little mouth––that I put the book down and left his room. My brother, as always, hadn’t left me a message. As far as I knew he never left anyone … Continue reading Hi


Issue Forty-Eight

June 22, 2015

This Week’s Reader:

Stephen G. Eoannou

Stephen G. Eoannou's short story collection, Muscle Cars, was published in 2015 by the Santa Fe Writers Project. Stories from this collection have appeared in a number ofliterary journals and magazines including The Saturday Evening Post, Hayden's Ferry Review, Rosebud, and The MacGuffin. His work has been nominated for two Pushcart Awards, awarded an Honor Certificate from The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, and was honored with the Best Short Screenplay Award at the 36th Starz Denver Film Festival. Eoannou holds an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte, an MA from Miami University, and has taught English at both Ball State University and The College of Charleston. He lives and writes in his hometown of Buffalo, New York, the setting and inspiration for much of his work.

Read the interview with Stephen G. Eoannou

Fridge Flash: 42

Credit: Lisa Risager

Today’s Fridge Flash by 13-year-old Annie Lee explores the pressures of school and friendship in the digital age with clear, vivid prose.  It was the last question. dx/dy= Graph! Tangent! Trigonometry! Simultaneous equations! Pi! E! WHAT IS DIS? DOS? Dominant operating system or… what? She wondered what Elaine had written or if she were even … Continue reading Fridge Flash: 42


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