“Void”

The ATM asks whether you would like your money in $10 bills or $50s, but you take a moment to...

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“In the Cutting Room”

The comparison of an edit suite with a closet is a natural one. Omar would say his is larger than a linen, but smaller than a proper...

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“Castleton Fireworks”

I’m seventeen and the first girl I’ll ever ask to be my girlfriend is lying down next to me in the bed of her dad’s Ford Ranger....

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Quick Flashes from Novels

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Novel Flash: Bull Mountain

“Family,” the old man said to no one. The word hung in a puff of frozen breath, before dissipating into the early morning fog....

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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...

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Flash Fiction: The Defining Sentence

One of the things I love about reading and writing Flash fiction is that a story can turn or pirouette in one sentence from a standard...

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Hell’s Belles Short Fiction Prize

We’re pleased to announce this year’s winner and finalists for the Hell’s Belles Short Fiction Prize ! Winner: Jennifer...

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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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“The Bonds that Break Us: Daniel Magariel’s One of the Boys Review”

If the goal of a fiction writer is to say much with few words, Daniel Magariel’s debut novel, One of the Boys, is a near perfect...

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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...

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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...

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The Story Behind the Story

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The Story Behind the Story: “Dig a Sheet-rag a Hole”

I was participating in the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction contest in 2014 while living in Puebla, Mexico.  The parameters of the contest are...

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“On the Value of Publishing with a University Press”

This week, November 11-17, is University Press Week, a seven-day celebration of what university presses are, what they do, and what great...

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