Sunday, 28 February 2010

A draft

I've been working for a while on a series of interconnected stories, tentatively titled Manslaughter; here are two new flash fictions from that series. It's set in my hometown of Normal, Illinois.

Taken down after a few days by my usual policy of only leaving new, unpublished work up for that amount of time.

Friday, 19 February 2010

"Good Dog" by Anne Carson

This eight-part prose poem in the 25 February 2010 issue of the London Review of Books is a must-read for any lover of prose poetry. It is exquisitely astonishing.

Thursday, 11 February 2010

New Flash Fiction Journal Links

See the right column for three more online journals that publish flash fiction: Elimae, Six Little Things, and Wigleaf. I'd be glad to hear your opinions of them.

Bridport Prize adds flash fiction category for 2010

The prestigious Bridport Prize has added a third category for 2010, flash fiction up to 250 words. You can find out more here.

Sunday, 7 February 2010


to former Sudden Prose student Thomas Clayton, whose flash fiction "Reeling" is in Leaf Books' new anthology, From the Left and More Micro Fiction. Buy a copy and check it out!