where I believe that it was the goddamn fault of the night willow, that if it hadn’t been so blacked out like it was, bowed so brushy and low, you could have seen your way around it. Could have driven a clean road home like you do every night, except this one.
FRANCINE WITTE's flash fiction has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, and Passages North. She has stories upcoming in Best Small Fictions 2022, and Flash Fiction America (W.W. Norton.) Her recent books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press,) The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction,) and The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (ELJ Editions,) Her latest book is Just Outside the Tunnel of Love (Blue Light Press.) She is flash fiction editor for Flash Boulevard and The South Florida Poetry Journal. She lives in NYC.
The coldest on record. Here in Maine, temps of teens and twenties becoming the norm. Mavis Farnsworth in a pine green sweater. Makes her look like Christmas, her husband, Tom, says. “I’d sure like to unwrap you,” he adds with a twinkle. She bakes him sugar cookies instead. He turns on the little TV, all black […]
Issue 4 Summer 2011 ADETOKUNBO ABIOLA is a Nigerian journalist and writer. He has published Labulabu Mask, a novel (Macmillan Nigeria). He has also published in print and online magazines such as Rake Journal, BBC Focus on Africa Magazine, Flask Review, Zapata!, Liberation Lit, Sage of Consciousness Review, Africa Writer.Com, Big Pulp, the One World Global Anthology, The November 3rd Club, Mobius-Journal for Social Change, Dog Eat Crow […]
F E A T U R E S Aleksandra Bogdanova в е з д е photographs David Kirby & Barbara Hamby SOUL MAN: LIFE IN RUSSIA, THEN AND NOW essay and photographs Jorge Volpi & Okla Elliott WAYS OF EXPLORING THE WORLD an interview with Jorge Volpi (English and Spanish version) Jorge Volpi SEASON OF […]