“Karmic Repatterning”

We weren’t saying much on the drive.  She had just gotten through telling me that I had...

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“Swing”

The house is too silent. Garland stands at the screen door staring across the dry, fallow front field. It’s hot outside. Hot enough for...

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“Consuela Throws Her Tv Away”

Consuela threw her TV out the front door, not caring where it landed. Trash, she said in Spanish, loud enough for her gringo neighbors to...

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Quick Flashes from Novels

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Novel Flash: The Watcher

It was late on Sunday evening when Carla was first conscious of a peculiar thing about the lift and its doors. At that point she did not...

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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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“A Life in Theory: A Review of Mark Greif’s Against Everything”

In 2004, a group of friends founded the literary magazine n + 1. They wanted to publish a brand of criticism that they believed didn’t...

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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: “We Can Go Faster”

This piece was originally a prose poem for a mixed genre class I took last spring. It was one long paragraph, windy and chaotic, with more...

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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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