It was her first day, and she wasn’t sure she was going to like it.
“Seeing the evolution of Blood Meridian just reminds me of the value of the process: which involves drafting and revising, tinkering and experimenting, and for most writers, and certainly me, an unhurried attitude towards creative work.”
The leper character could be a kissing cousin of the anonymous narrator of Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, giving voice to his sense of alienation, a worthy and weirdly satisfying collection.
He’s ruining the house a piece at the time, and I’m not sure what he expects to happen when he’s finished.
She didn’t understand the system. She only knew there was one.
“Look,” I said, yanking the blinds open. “Aliens.”
We are pleased to announce we’ve nominated Anita Goveas‘ story, “Various Histories of Sea Serpents,” for the BIFFY (Best British and Irish Flash Fiction) 2018-2019. Congrats, Anita!–The Editors at jmww […]
On weekends we drove to our town’s hidden creases: the parking lot behind the middle school to smoke pot, a house party for a college we didn’t attend.
Genuine flash must be hard as diamonds, warm as poetry.
Fish is skilled at using small twists to make every story its own micro-masterpiece.