SmokeLong Weekly for March 18, 2018:


by Alex Eaker

Cubalub, my son woke up saying the last time he was home. Cubalub in his calloused, cigarette-torn voice. I started to like how he said it, liked how he spoke as if it were something obvious, a given, a garnish on top life. “Cubalub,” he said over my croissant. “Ha,” I chuckled. “What does it … Continue reading Cubalub

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Issue Fifty-Eight

December 18, 2017

This Week’s Reader:

SmokeLong Staff

The SmokeLong Quarterly staff will be reading all submissions for the SmokeLong Award for Flash Fiction, February 5--May 20, 2018. Click through for more information!

Read the interview with SmokeLong Staff

Anticipated FAQs about the SmokeLong Award for Flash Fiction

Submissions are live for The Smokey, so we’re already anticipating that some folks might have a few questions about the award and why the heck we’re doing it. Here is a handy guide (which may be updated as actual questions come our way) of all you’ve ever wanted to know about The Smokey. Enter through … Continue reading Anticipated FAQs about the SmokeLong Award for Flash Fiction