“Italian Alps”

She approached me on the train, slipping beside me, to say in broken English it was okay that I’d...

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Emerging Genius: The Early Stories of Truman Capote

They say the brightest stars shine too vibrantly to sustain. The most beautiful of creative talents dwindle too soon. Perhaps great artists...

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“When you’re fat, it doesn’t matter what you wear,” Ginny said. “Nothing’s going to cover up your...

Suggestions & Advice for Writers

Quick Flashes from Novels


Novel Flash: The Shock of The Fall

I should say that I am not a nice person. Sometimes I try to be, but often I'm not. So when it was my turn to cover my eyes and count...

Looking for Advice from Agents?


Ask an Agent Series: Felicia Eth

Felicia Eth is a literary agent at Felicia Eth Literary Representation. For this installment of our Ask an Agent Series, we asked Felicia...

Featured Essays

“Keeping it Short and Sweet- Flash Fiction”

Flash Fiction: For Life On The Go Short stories have long held appeal to readers who lead busy lives. Many of the works of Charles Dickens...

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Huffington Post Reviews Far Beyond the Pale by Daren Dean

Few literary journals are as diverse and prolific as Fiction Southeast. The Louisiana based online journal founded by Chris Tusa and...


What Are Editors Looking For?


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


Jesse Eisenberg’s Ambitious Foray Into Fiction: Bream gives me hiccups & other stories

Jesse Eisenberg, recently in the spotlight for portraying journalist David Lipsky alongside Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace in the...

Looking for Recommendations on What to Read?


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


“Ghosts in the Mountains: My Summer at Sewanee Writers’ Conference, 2014”

Let me start off by saying that I never wanted to go to Sewanee. Before I went there, I imagined being surrounded by a bunch of...

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The Story Behind the Story


The Story Behind the Story: “Mother-In-Law Collection”

The story was inspired by my Romanian grandfather’s stamp collection– four albums of stamps which chronicle Romania’s...

Looking for Publishing Tips?

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“Teaching Editing–A Little Grammar Goes a Long Way”

I’ve still got my editing cap on this week. After my tiny proofreading tantrum a couple of weeks ago and completing those two jobs for...

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