Issue 30 features work by Shane Larkin, Fiona McKay, Donna Obeid, Jennifer Lai, Richard Holinger, Melissa Llanes Brownlee, Kathleen Latham, Lynn Powers, Elizabeth Fletcher, and JP Relph.
Featuring new work by Christine H. Chen, Darlene Eliot, Annamaria Formichella, Elizabeth Fletcher, Robert Herbst, Sara Hills, Serena Jayne, Michelle Morouse, Audrey NIVEN, Kelly Pedro, Kathryn Silver-Hajo, Daniel Addercouth, Tom Vowler, Nan Wigington, Rena Willis, and Dan Crawley.
Featuring new microfiction by Kathryn Aldridge-Morris, Gail Anderson, Kate Faigen, Jo Gatford, Jeff Goll, Suzanne Hicks, Ruth Joffre, Lorette Luzajic, Frankie McMillan, Angeline Schellenberg, Curtis Smith, Julia Ruth Smith, Joshua Michael Stewart, Jeff Young, and Nathan Leslie.
Featuring work by Olga Dermott-Bond, Angela Readman, JP Relph, Tommy Dean, Louella Lester, Keith J. Powell, River Kozhar, Lynn Mundell, and Leah Mueller.
This year’s judge, Leonora Desar, has chosen a winner and three runner-up entries and we are happy to also have 5 other stories from our shortlist in this year’s Prize Issue.
Featuring new work by Cathy Ulrich, Georgiana Nelsen, Todd Clay Stuart, Noémi Scheiring-Oláh, Gordon Mennenga, Kinneson Lalor, Tanya Cliff, Joe Kapitan, Kate Gehan, Kathleen McGookey, Louella Lester, and Marina Vaysberg. Cover Photography by Al Kratz.
Featuring work by Eileen Vorbach Collins, Gaele Sobott, Elissa Cahn, Francine Witte, L. Soviero, Ara Hone, Shelly Jones, Jude Higgins, Gabrielle Griffis, Margaret MacInnis, Briana Maley, Yael Veitz, Kayann Short, Alfred Fournier. Painting by Kristy Evans.
Featuring work by Frankie McMillan, Constance Malloy, Melissa Llanes Brownlee, Matt Kendrick, Mandira Pattnaik, Elaine Chiew, Misty Urban, Jason Zwiker, Robert Barrett, and Annie Bien.
This annual prize helps us keep New Flash Fiction Review afloat. We appreciate your support and are happy to present this years winners and short listed stories.
Featuring work by Jude Higgins, Lisa K Buchanan, A.E. Weisgerber, Sage Tyrtle, Ron Burch, Cheryl Markosky, Kim Magowan, Jill Witty, Katie Burgess, Gabrielle Barnby, Angela Readman, Megan Colgan, and Melissa Olstrom.
Twenty-four thank you notes. Twenty-four tributes. Twenty-four works inspired by Meg Pokrass.
Featuring flash by Kim Magowan, Yasmina Din Madden, Kelsey Ipsen, Sabrina Hicks, Beckie Deshiell, Sandie Friedman, Mandira Pattnaik, Rick Bailey, and Susmita Bhattachar.
Featuring new flash by Meg Pokrass, Misty Urban, Audra Kerr Brown, Jason A. Zwiker, Karen Jones, Emily Devane, Al Kratz, Mary Thompson, and Leonora Desar.
Featuring new flash by Madeline Anthes, Anthony Varallo, Constance Malloy, Lucy Zhang, Josh Russell, Pat Foran, Daniel Roy Connelly, Briana Maley, Sara Hills, and Misty Urban.
This special issue features work published as part of our “Triptych” feature, including work by Meg Pokrass, Mary Thompson, Paul Beckman, Jude Higgins, Elisabeth Ingram Wallace, and more.
Congratulations to Amina Gautier, Cyn Nooney, Emily Kiernan, Luke Rolfes, and all of our finalists. Special thanks to guest judge Hugh Behm-Steinberg.
Featuring new flash by Rosie Garland, Nuala O’Connor, Daryl Scroggins, Mary Thompson, Natalie Teal McAllister, Kathleene Donahoo, Rick Krizman, Alan Michael Parker, Evan James Sheldon, and Faye Brinsmead.
In the best traditions of public service publishing, New Flash Fiction Review asked the brightest stars of flash fiction to gaze into the heavens and share something celestial — their spaced-out stories and astral life projections as foretold by the twelve Signs of the Zodiac. This special issue collects work published as part of our “Horo-Flash” feature.
Featuring flash by Aimee Parkison, Frankie McMillan, Jenny Stalter, Nod Ghosh, Epiphany Ferrell, Morgana MacLeod, Cristina Fernandez Valls , Kim Hagerich, Stephanie Devine, Jefferson Navicky, Phebe Jewell, Robin Littell, and Katerina Kishchynskam translated by Alice Chester.
Happy Holidays from New Flash Fiction Review! We hope you will enjoy our very first Christmas feature, with dark(ish), sad, and strange holiday stories from NFFR’s own fiction editors and friends. This special issue collects work published as part of our “Holiday-Noir” feature.
Featuring flash by Theresa Wyatt, Louella Lester, Valerie Fox, Jeff Friedman, Alec Prevett, Gary Fincke, Kathleen McGookey, Olga Dermott-Bond, Michael Loveday, Frances Gapper, Melissa Benton Barker, and Lorette C. Luzajic.
Featuring new flash by James Norcliffe, Tara Isabel Zambrano , Patricia Q Bidar, Len Kuntz, Marissa Hoffmann, Jessica Barksdale, Merridawn Duckler, Fred Muratori, Stephen Wack, Neil Shepard, Gary Fincke, Lisa Ferranti, and Hun Ohm.
Congratulations to Bruce Meyer, Carmen Marcus, Gaynor Jones, and all of our finalists. Guest judge Angela Readman.
This special issue collects work published as part of “Place” feature, and includes work by Steven John, Frances Gapper, Mason Binkley, Sudha Balagopal, Sheree Shatsky, Sandra Arnold, Frankie McMillan, Francine Witte, Claire Polders, and many more.
Featuring new flash by Luke Rolfes, Jan Stinchcomb , Joanna Ruocco, Sarah Blackman, Aurelie Sheehan, Carol Guess & Rochelle Hurt, George Looney, Evelyn Hampton, Jennifer Natalya Fink, Rob Roensch, Constance Squires, Christina Milletti, Mark DiFruscio, and Gretchen VanWormer.
Featuring new flash by Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Julia Strayer, Sandra Arnold, Lori Sambol Brody, Kathryn Kulpa, Daryl Scroggins, Leonora Desar, Sanjana Raghavan, Gary Fincke, Patricia Q. Bidar, Laton Carter, Alexis Wolfe, DS Levy, Dan A. Cardoza, and Sarah Daniels.
What is Love? Do we need it? Want it? Deserve it? Don’t expect to find the answers in the four tiny love stories below. They’re just here for your enjoyment! This special issue collects work published as part of our “Valentine” feature.
Featuring new flash by Michael Martone, Christopher Merkner, Tom Williams, Alissa Nutting, Marcela Fuentes, Dionne Irving Bremyer, Lily Hoang, John Holman, Candace Nadon, Jennifer Howard, Brian Kitely, Margaret Luongo, Matt Sailor, and Jody Brooks.
Congratulations to Claire Guyton, Elisabeth Ingram Wallace, Angela Readman, and all of our finalists.
Featuring new flash by Josh Russell, Tara Isabel Zambrano, Francine Witte, A.E. Weisgerber, Kara Vernor, Anna Vangala Jones, Cathy Ulrich, Joel Streicker, Helen Rye, Arthur Plotnik, Aimee Parkison, Robert Garner McBrearty, Jayne Martin, John Mancini, Craig Loomis, Adam Lock, Sara, Lippmann, Stephanie Hutton, Karen Jones, Eric Bosse, Paul Beckman, Adam Berlin, Craig Fishbane, Jacqueline Doyle, Nikoletta Gjoni, Michael Hammerle, Paul Crenshaw, Joy Allen, Salvatore Difalco, and Dan Crawley.
New flash by Jeff Landon, Robert Shapard, Nancy Stohlman, Angela Readman, Sandra Arnold, Christopher Allen, Jeff Friedman, Justin Herrmann, Ron Burch, Rae Kim, Anne Summerfield, Claire Polders, Carolyn Oliver, MJ McGinn, Clio Velentza, Epiphany Ferrell, Elise Blackwell, James Coffey, Tasha Cotter, Lynne Barrett, and Christopher M. Drew.
New flash by Robert Scotellaro, Jason Jackson, Robert Lopez & Eva Ruiz, Sudha Balagol, Jo Davies, Anita Goveas, C.E. Shue, Stacy Trautwein Burns, Leonora Desar, Tommy Dean, Michelle Ross, Laura Tansley, Traci Skuce, David Galef, and Jacalyn Eis.
New flash fiction by Kathryn Ordiway, Sarah Salway, Fred Muratori, Melanie Márquez Adams, Elaine Chiew, Kim Magowan, Raki Kopernik, Justin Herrmann, Nancy Tingley, Hardy Griffin, Joy Kennedy-O’Neill, James Hartman, and Nod Ghosh.
This special issue collects work published as part of our “Banned CDC Words” feature. The prompt is in response to the fight over seven health-related words the Trump administration instructed the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to avoid in its 2019 budget request.
New flash fiction by Gary Fincke, Judy Darley, Sandra Arnold, Daryl Scroggins, Clare MacQueen, Paula Friedman, Frankie McMillan, Rhoda Greaves, Christopher DiCicco, Jonathan Cardew, Colleen Maynard, Tony Eprile, Grace Campbell, Nuala O’Connor, Charles Rafferty, Sharon Eckman, Nicholas Cook, Cari Scribner, Andrew Stancek, Kyle Hemmings, and Pamela Banayoti.
New flash fiction by Gary Fincke, Tree Riesener, Leonard Kress, Melissa Goode, Gary Duncan, Angela Readman, Francine Witte, Erin Lyndal-Martin, Stephen V. Ramey, Dzvinia Orlowsky, Daryl Scroggins, Rhona Millar, Steve Cushman, Jay Merill, Rachel Smith, Danielle Holmes, Diane Simmons, Lynn Pattison, Jacquelyn Bengfort, Jason Jackson, and Whitney Scharer.
New flash work by Jude Higgins, Jane Zingale, Bill Cook, Ania Vesenny, Wendy Oleson, Frankie McMillan, Nicholas Cook, Steven Paul Lansky, Marguerite Floyd, Robert Shapard, Rupert Dastur, Doug Cornett, Lou Beach, and Beverly Jackson.
New prose poetry by Gary Young, Shivani Mehta, Amy Breau, Claire Bateman, Denise Duhamel, Maureen Seaton, David Lehman, Kathleen Nalley, Siel Ju, Kathleen McGookey, Meg Pokrass, Amelia Martens, Matthew Minicucci, Kelli Russell Agodon, Jeff Friedman, and Tom Whalen.
New flash fiction by Nin Andrews, Paul Asta, Margaret Bentley, Nicholas Cook, Ashley Chantler, Kelly Cherry, James Claffey, David James, Cori Jones, Maggie Su, Gail Louise Siegel, Kayla Thomas, and D.R. Wagner.
New flash fiction by Evelyn N. Alfred, Pia Z. Ehrhardt, Harper Follansbee, Jr., Steven Paul Lansky, G.L. Morrison, Josip Novakovich, Dawn Raffel, Robert Shapard, and Jennifer Dunn Stewart.
New flash fiction by Pamela Painter, Lydia Davis, Bruce Holland Rogers, Edgar Omar Avilés, Daryl Scroggins, Robert Scotellaro, Ana María Shua, Stuart Dybek, Robert Lopez, Eric Rugara, Alicita Rodríguez, Peter Orner, Josip Novakovich, Kuzhali Manickavel, Joseph Starr, Claudia Smith Chen, Tania Hershman, and Pedro Ponce.
New flash fiction by Cezarija Abartis, Gary Fincke, Jenny Hayes, Tiff Holland, Zac Locke, Margaret Spilman, D.R. Wagner, Leigh Allison Wilson, Sarah Ann Winn, Peter Wortsman, and Michael Shay
Featuring new work by Steve Adams, Nicholas Cook, Christopher Locke, Sarah Freligh, Jane Ciabattari, Peter Cherches, Grant Faulkner, Ann Bogle, and Hobie Anthony.
Featuring new work by Steve Almond, Kim Chinquee, Sherrie Flick, Matthew Fogarty, Molly Giles, Tom Hazuka, Leonard Kress, Sean Lovelace, Gary Lutz, Pamela Painter, Chuck Rosenthal, Robert Scotellaro, Cooper Renner, Natalia Rachel Singer, Luisa Valenzuela, and Allen Woodman.