SmokeLong Weekly for April 26, 2018:


by Ellen Parker

I told this new man I would have sex with him only through the fence. His name, I think, was Charlie. Joey. Jamie? He said it while he tongued the roof of my mouth. I slipped two fingers down his jeans waistband and, in his ear, I went, “Kimberly.” When he took his tongue back … Continue reading FROM THE ARCHIVES: Metallic

Issue Fifty-Nine

March 19, 2018

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!

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Issue 59’s Spotify Playlist!

Nine of our writers in Issue 59 contributed to our issue playlist. Their songs, stories, and the reasons they chose the tune follow. Listen below or on SmokeLong’s Spotify Channel!   The List “Reynardine” by Anne Briggs – Maia Jenkins, “History” This Victorian English ballad has appeared in countless guises, but Anne Briggs’ a capella … Continue reading Issue 59’s Spotify Playlist!