SmokeLong Quarterly

SmokeLong Quarterly has been dedicated to publishing the best flash narratives since 2003.


Issue Eighty-Three

March 2024

From the Editor

I have so much to tell you. Issue 83 is somewhat of a milestone. With the current issue we are introducing audio to SmokeLong, after 20 years. It took us a while. Please forgive us. Flash is meant to be heard, so we’re excited to offer this option. Issue 83 contains five narratives. This is… Continue reading New Front (continue reading)

Smokelong Quarterly Issue Eighty-Three

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Participation in the A SmokeLong Summer virtual book fair, pre-recorded publisher interviews, a publishers panel discussion with Autumn House, Alternating Current Press, Rose Metal Press, and Curbstone Books; 3 open mic parties; and optional participation in a SmokeLong reading group! Participate in all three webinars with Steve Edwards, Ingrid Jendrzejewski, and Farhana Khalique. All online events… Continue reading A SmokeLong Summer —
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Issue Seventeen

Featuring stories by: Daniel BaileyChristopher BattleGary CadwalladerDebbie Ann EisKathy FishJames HanleyKyle HemmingsRic JahnaStephanie JohnsonSandra Maddux-CreechMary McCluskeyStefani NellenJim NelsonJ. M. PatrickTiffany PorembaJake RuiterClaudia SmithTavia Stewart

Jasmine Sawers

Jasmine Sawers is a Kundiman fellow and graduate of the MFA program at Indiana University. Sawers serves as Associate Fiction Editor for Fairy Tale Review and has work in such publications as Ploughshares, SmokeLong Quarterly, and The Offing. Originally from Buffalo, NY, Sawers now lives and pets dogs outside St. Louis.

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