Story of the Week

“The Ride Home”

The thing I remember as I stand in the back and shift my weight and check my watch is the way my finger felt when I used to press that M.C....

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“Ravening Beasts”

When Christine receives her award for “Good Citizenship,” the presenter will try to kiss and fondle her. She is an advocate for choice...

Suggestions & Advice for Writers

Quick Flashes from Novels

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Novel Flash: Bring Up the Bodies

His children are falling from the sky. He watches from horseback, acres of England stretching behind him; they drop, gilt-winged, each with...

Looking for Advice from Agents?

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Ask an Agent Series: Tracey Adams

Tracey Adams is the Co-Founder of Adams Literary. For this installment of our Ask an Agent Series, we asked...

Featured Essays

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“Plugged in and Feeling the Fiction”

Imagine wearing a vest-like device while reading a book, so that when you come upon a scene brimming with heart-racing tension, the vest...

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Two Stories Selected for Inclusion in The Best Short Fictions of 2016.

We are happy to announce that two stories published in Fiction Southeast have been selected for inclusion in The Best Short Fictions of...

Interviews

What Are Editors Looking For?

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Ask an Editor Series: Hypertrophic Press

Lynsey Morandin is the Editor of Hypertrophic Press. Originally from Canada, Lynsey holds a degree and post-graduate certificate in book...

Recent Reviews

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“Here He Is: Jonathan Safran Foer Here I Am Review”

The first novel from Jonathan Safran Foer in eleven years is an unexpected reading experience. Foer seems like he has been a part of the...

Looking for Recommendations on What to Read?

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Reading Lists: “Eight Great Writerly Novels”

The piece of writing advice that is always debated: "Write what you know." Naturally, if writers followed that advice every time...

Conference/Residency Spotlight

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Writers Retreat – Interlochen College for Creative Arts

Conference Spotlight Submission to Fiction Southeast The Writers Retreat at Interlochen College for Creative Arts was my opportunity this...

Audio Readings from Our Authors

The Story Behind the Story

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The Story Behind the Story: “Basement Love Story”

This story fictionalizes actual people and situations. I worked on it for about a year and a half (off and on, off and on!) in tandem with...

Looking for Publishing Tips?

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“What’s Your Book About? How to Make a Pitch”

When my first novel was complete, I sent it to an academic press. (You could do that then.) The editor liked the book, but decided it would...

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