Winter 2015: All Flash

"Day 233: Visually Stimulating Words" © Ansy Wong; used by permission

On the Shortness of Everything

Even flash essays need space for thoughts to ramble—and thoughts are the things that power a strong ‘I’ voice.

—“What's a Flash Essay?”

New pieces will appear on the Table of Contents as they publish throughout the issue cycle.


Flash Nonfiction

He Calls Her Blossom by Jeri Edwards
Dear iTunes by Rachel Furey
All the Things the Mohawk Stole by Tracy Roberson-Woolard
The Gleaming Light by Jocelyn Heaney
Ten Things I Hate by John Silvio
Grout by Mary Collins

TW Reading Series

Viola's Speech by James Tadd Adcox
Notebook for a Novel by Stacy Carlson

Trends and Reviews

Dear Young Writers by Lorraine Berry and Martha Nichols
Mr. Spock Was My First Crush by Martha Nichols


Lost Wax by Leonard Kress


Autumn Stephens: Prose Poems by Autumn Stephens
Louisa Howerow: Haiku by Louisa Howerow
Miki Fukuda: Two Poems by Miki Fukuda


Katie Cortese on Writing by Kelcey Parker


Misdirection by Ruth Carmel


First Person

What's a Flash Essay? by Martha Nichols