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Best Small Fictions 2020 Nominations!

Congratulations to the following writers! Here are links to read their wonderful stories. The Truth about Men by Angela Readman Game Theory by Merridawn Duckler Eternal by Hugh Behm-Steinberg Fable Number 1: Des Moines, Iowa by Luke Rolfes Ward Rounds…
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Interview with Ingrid Jendrzejewski

by Sherry Morris Talking Craft, Hermit Crab Flash and a tempting 2020 ‘Words Worth Writing’ bash with Ingrid Jendrzejewski and NFFR’s Founding Editor, Meg Pokrass S: Tell us your thoughts on craft. What are the most important skills for writers…
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Pushcart Prize Nominations, 2020

The following stories have been nominated by our staff for the Pushcart Prize, 2020! Congratulations! Nuala O’Connor “There But For” Rebekah Bergman “Certain Solitary Creatures” Hugh Behm-Steinberg “The Names of Things” Frankie McMillan “The Winter Swimming of my Grandmother” Leonora…
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Open Call: Prose Poetry Issue!

We are open for submissions for a prose poetry issue through December 1st! Send us your very best prose poetry, no more than 250 words for each poem, 3 poems in a single word document (750 words max per all…
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Tara Isabel Zambrano

Hum The first time the tall girl brings a dwarf home, she’s unsure. But the purpose is to get away from exotic, immaculate men and ordinary routine of sex and breakups. She is an executive in an Ad agency, kohl…
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