art by Catherine Hoffman

Issue Fifty-Three September 19, 2016

“The Nature Issue”—A Letter from the Editor

Stories:

The Dead Are Not Hungry Justin Lawrence Daugherty

A Lesson to You Girls Shasta Grant

One Degree of Safety Andrew Gretes

Aufgaben: ein Triptychon Rupprecht Mayer

Little Plum Ari Braverman

Nightstands Cole Meyer

The Sound and the Song Letitia Trent

Capitalist Brunch Stevie Edwards

Guardianship Zach VandeZande

The Nest Anika Streitfeld

Gun Ethan Feuer

Egg Baby Katie Burgess

Safety Michele Finn Johnson

The Farmers’ Market Hannah Harlow

The Believer Curtis Smith

At Sea Ashley Hutson

My Husband Is Made of Ash Jennifer Todhunter

Metalhead’s Guitar Lessons W. Todd Kaneko

Yellow Submarine Matthew Peipert

House of Mirrors Paul Crenshaw

My X Molly Giles

Interviews with:

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Ari Braverman by Valerie Vogrin

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Katie Burgess by Wendy J. Fox

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Paul Crenshaw by Justin Brouckaert

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Justin Lawrence Daugherty by Michael Don

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Stevie Edwards by Jason Teal

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Ethan Feuer by Dennis Norris II

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Molly Giles by Julia Brown

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Shasta Grant (3) by Tara Laskowski

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Andrew Gretes by Dinah Cox

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Hannah Harlow by Hananah Zaheer

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Ashley Hutson by Madeline Anthes

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Michele Finn Johnson by Shasta Grant

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with W. Todd Kaneko by Karen Craigo

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Rupprecht Mayer by Christopher Allen

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with With Cole Meyer by Matt Rowan

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Matthew Peipert by A.A. Balaskovits

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Curtis Smith by Michael Czyzniejewski

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Anika Streitfeld by Benito Vergara

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Jennifer Todhunter by Reem Abu-Baker

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Letitia Trent by Ryan Ireland

Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Zach VandeZande by Shelly Weathers

The Temporal Art of Flash

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This week’s “Why Flash Fiction?” essay from April Bradley explains how her long-term memory loss influences her flash. Submit your own “Why Flash Fiction?” article or other flash-related essays on our Submittable page!    By April Bradley Hematologists at Yale-New Haven Hospital discovered I had the genetic blood clotting disorder Factor V Leiden as they treated me for massive … Continue reading The Temporal Art of Flash

Tiny Secret Objects

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In honor of the release of The Best Small Fictions 2016, this week’s “Why Flash Fiction?” essay from collection contributor Rosie Forrest examines the hidden life within flash stories. Buy The Best Small Fictions 2016 online at Amazon, and learn more about the collection on the Queen’s Ferry Press website.   By Rosie Forrest I did not know my grandfathers. … Continue reading Tiny Secret Objects

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