2012

JUNE

AND IT CAN NEVER BE TOO DARK OR TOO BRIGHT by LEESA CROSS-SMITH

JULY

FAWN by ALEX MILLER

POLITE CAKE by MICHAEL C. KEITH

BREATHING UNDERWATER by SAMANTHA GARNER

THREE SHORTS by NATHAN ALLING LONG

THE KID CAN DRINK by SAMANTHA CRAGGS (& feat. over @ Longform Fiction)

AUGUST

MORE by DAWN WEST

THE INCORRUPTIBILITY OF BODIES by SEAN H. DOYLE

COASTING by LANCE MANION

SHELTER by LINDSEY GATES-MARKEL

SEPTEMBER

IN MYKONOS by STEVE KARAS (& feat. over @ Longform Fiction)

THE THINGS WE SAID WE NEVER HEARD by SAMUEL SNOEK-BROWN

PROOF by TERI VLASSOPOULOS

GOING TO MESA WITH HENRY by PAUL LUIKART

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING ABOUT HER by CHAD SIMPSON

OCTOBER

THREE SHORTS by JUSTIN DAUGHERTY

HARVEST GOLD by CARLY BERG

FOOLS COOK by MICHAEL DWAYNE SMITH

FAITH BACON by ANDREW F. SULLIVAN

NOVEMBER

ONARGA by BRITTANY PYLE

EVERYTHING I'VE HAD BUT COULDN'T KEEP by GUINNEVERE COURVOISIER

WHAT YOU DO WHEN THERE AIN'T NO MORE COWS by KATY LOUISE JONES

CAMPING AT THE SOUTH POLE by SUSAN PEPPER ROBBINS

DECEMBER

DRINKING DANCING SWEATING by JESS TAYLOR

EVERYTHING ACCORDING TO PLAN by RICHARD PEABODY

JUNE, CHRISTMAS & JULY by RACHEL KOLMAN

FUNERAL CROWD by TROY PALMER

 

2013

JANUARY

DON'T SIT STILL by GARRETT DENNERT

YOU AND HIM AND HER by HANNAH SLOANE

TURNING THE OTHER CHEEK by KEITH REBEC

EVERYTHING WAS ANTLERS AND NOTHING HURT by AARON BURCH

FEBRUARY

THIS IS THE COST OF THROWING YOUR HEART TO THE LIONS by ADAM PETRASH

TWO STORIES by JAMEZ CHANG

DAVID GRAY ON THE RADIO by HEATHER ADAMS

FEEDING FRENZY by DANIEL DAVIS

MARCH

PROOF by VENESSA HUGHES

A BOTTLE OF JAMESON AWAY by KEVIN RODRIGUEZ

BLUE BLOOD by ZACHERY MORRIS

THE HUNT FOR THE CHUPACABRA by MICHELLE DYER PETERSON

TIGER FREE DAYS by DEMISTY D. BELLINGER (& feat. on The 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions List)

APRIL

WHAT TO DO by CARA LONG

THREE SHORTS by DANIEL ROMO

NO ONE WANTS TO STAY IN MEMPHIS ANYMORE by CAITLIN MCGUIRE

GREAT CITY OF HILLS LIKE DAYS PASSING by MATTHEW FOGARTY

MAY

BLUE CFA NOTES by BRADFORD PHILEN

MAKING ROOM FOR UNCLE ARNIE by ROLAND GOITY

CATCH AND RELEASE by JUSTIN J. BROUCKAERT

STRAW by KATHY FISH (& feat. on The 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions Longlist)

JUNE

RETRIBUTION by AMANDA NOWLIN (& feat. on The 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions Longlist)

PINK by LAURA CONFER

BONA VACANTIA by LARRY LEPORTE

WHO THE RAIN WASHED IN by KELLY CREIGHTON

SUBLIME by LISA PLAY

JULY

TEN LOVE LETTERS by CLEMENTINE VON RADICS

WHILE I WAS AWAKE by REFE TUMA

SAUVIGNON FIERCE by J. BRADLEY

CASTING by MAXWELL DOLAN

AUGUST

GIRLS NIGHT OUT by ANNE LEIGH PARRISH

MISSING THE POINT by SAM WILKES

GET ME ONE OF EVERYTHING by CURTIS LEBLANC

TWO SHORTS by MICHAEL CHANEY (& feat. on The 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions Longlist)

SEPTEMBER

TWO BEETLES by ROSS MCMEEKIN

DO YOU SEE WHAT THE CLOCK MAKES YOU DO? by ERIKA D. PRICE

THE BODY AND THE BALL by JACOB EUTENEUER

THE PAST IS A FOREIGN COUNTRY by ROBERT JAMES RUSSELL

LOWELL by JANE LIDDLE

OCTOBER

THREE SHORTS by BECCA POLLOCK

SALVAGES by GABRIELLE HOVENDON

SOME KIND OF COMFORT by SUSAN RUKEYSER (& feat. on The 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions Longlist)

ISO by AMANDA MISKA

NOVEMBER

THE OPEN BLUE PALM OF THE SKY by SARA BIGGS CHANEY

THINGS TO DO WHILE LISTENING TO YOUR BROTHER ON THE PHONE by KATE GEHAN (& feat. on The 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions Longlist)

A PRAYER FOR BOYS WHO CAN'T RUN FAST by MATTHEW KABIK

SHE LOVES ME LIKE A TAPE RECORDER by CHRISTOPHER DICICCO

DECEMBER

CASSOULET by MAGGIE WOLFF PETERSON

ANTLERS by SAMUEL BEST

BIG ALABAMA AND THE STUFFED UNICORN by JAMES VALVIS (& feat. on The 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions Longlist)

MOON HEAD by WYL VILLACRES

HOLLOW BONES by KATHRYN MORRILL (& listen to the lovely Xe Sands read this story here.)

 

2014

JANUARY

CICADA SEASON by BRADFORD PHILEN

THE 11TH RANKED TENNIS PLAYER IN THE WORLD by CATHERINE BARTER

END OF SUMMER, COVINGTON, KY BY BILLY WALLACE

THE WINDOW BOX FAN by ROBYN RYLE

FEBRUARY

HAUNTED MOUTH by KANA PHILIP

GALLAGHER ISN'T FUNNY by TRAVIS OLTMANN

SHE MET HIM by LIZ GREAR

GOD PUT DINOSAURS HERE TO TEST OUR FAITH by ADAM PETRASH

MARCH

ERICKA by LEON HEDSTROM (& feat. over @ Longform Fiction)

THINK ABOUT AIRPLANES by CAMILLE GRIEP

THREE STORIES by KATIE CORTESE

THE PISS TEST PLACE by JOHN JODZIO

UP TO ST. PAUL by ANTHONY MARTIN

APRIL

TWO POEMS by MICHAEL DWAYNE SMITH (NaPoMo Special!)

THREE POEMS by MICHAEL DWAYNE SMITH (NaPoMo Special!)

TWO POEMS by MICHAEL DWAYNE SMITH (NaPoMo Special!)

DENNY'S by HOLLY PAINTER

THE FINITE WE by JENN LAGUARDIA

ALL MY SAD CAPTAINS by JOSEPH MILLS

MAY

BRING IT ON HOME TO ME by LINDSEY GATES-MARKEL

BOOK REVIEW: EVERY KISS A WAR by LORAN SMITH

EVERY WAY WE'RE ALL GETTING EATEN by CHRIS VOLA

MISERICORDIA by MICHAEL DURAN

MADE YOU LOOK by GEORGIA BELLAS

JUNE

LOVE STREET by CRISSY VAN METER

ALL THAT UGLY CAN BE BROUGHT BACK by JUSTIN DAUGHERTY

YOUNG FACE by CATHY DE LA CRUZ

CATCHING FIRE by STEVE KARAS (selected as a finalist for the QUEEN'S FERRY PRESS BEST SMALL FICTIONS 2015 ANTHOLOGY!)

PRE-LOVED by ASHLEY STROSNIDER

JULY

MILK by STEVE EDWARDS

[EXCERPT FROM] THIS MUST BE THE PLACE by SEAN H. DOYLE

WILD HEARTS: TWO STORIES by AMANDA MISKA & LEESA CROSS-SMITH

SUNDRESS, FINGERNAILS, FACE by REFE TUMA

AUGUST

HEART'S HORN by DAWN WEST

TWO STORIES by CHAD SIMPSON & AARON BURCH

POSTCARDS by CHRISTY MILLER

TWO STORIES by WENDY C. ORTIZ

FOR THE WHEELS TO NULLIFY by BRENT RYDIN (selected as a winner for the QUEEN'S FERRY PRESS THE BEST SMALL FICTIONS 2015 ANTHOLOGY!)

SEPTEMBER

THE VOICES CAPTAIN BREWSTER HEARD by SAMUEL SNOEK-BROWN (& feat. over @ Longform Fiction)

BOYFRIEND LIKE A BANYAN TREE by SHARANYA MANIVANNAN

THE RIP by VIRGIE TOWNSEND

HANSARING by VINCENT CHU

OCTOBER

SWIMMING LESSONS by SHASTA GRANT

MARJORIE GOES ON VACATION by PHYLLIS GREEN

THE TEETH OF WHATEVER WAITS by REMY BARNES KLEIN

BOOMERANG by SUE ANN CONNAUGHTON

NOVEMBER

THE SNOW GROUSE by CARLOTTA EDEN

THE ACOLYTE by DYLAN BRIE DUCEY

INTERVIEW: SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH ROBERT JAMES RUSSELL

DREAMS OF A NEW BEGINNING, A NEW PAST by TIMOTHY O'DONNELL

THE SNIPER by PAUL LUIKART

AFTER CHARLIE DIED by TOBI COGSWELL

DECEMBER

AT THE ROLLER RINK by KERRY WINFREY

ON ARRIVAL by TATYANA KAGAMAS

WHAT DO YOU DO IN HIS BED? by T.C. JONES

THREE STORIES by MENSAH DEMARY

 

2015

JANUARY

MATING CALLS by REBECCA KING

FALLING ACTION by MADISON KOCH

WHAT MAKES US WOMEN by VIRGINIA BAKER

SEARCHING FOR CLEMENTE by SAM PRICE

FEBRUARY

ROLLING BOIL by MATT SAILOR

STABBED IN THE BACK by BEN TANZER

THE SKY OPENING UP by LORI SAMBOL BRODY

IT'S HARD OUT HERE FOR A PIMP by KARA VERNOR

MARCH

NONE OF US DO by ANNA LEA JANCEWICZ

AGNI by JACKSON CULPEPPER

TO BLEND AT NIGHT by TIMOTHY DAY VOICEMAIL FROM THE END OF THE EARTH by AUBRIE COX

MARTHA GET YOUR GUN by BENJAMIN DEVOS

APRIL

MYTHOS by JAMES YATES

Saturday Post: STORY ORIGINS: FRANS from DON'T ASK ME TO SPELL IT OUT by ROBERT JAMES RUSSELL

MR. WIMBLEDON by JARED YATES SEXTON

Saturday Post:  POEMS by MICHAEL DWAYNE SMITH & BRIANNA PIKE (NaPoMo Special!)

MAPS by KATE SPARKS

Saturday Post: POEMS BY MICHAEL DWAYNE SMITH & CARRIE MURPHY (NaPoMo Special!)

THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER SHIFT by JOHN TORMEY

MAY

Saturday Post: STORY ORIGINS: CLAUDE & DOING THE THING from DON'T ASK ME TO SPELL IT OUT by ROBERT JAMES RUSSELL

OUR STORY IN TEN PHOTOGRAPHS by MATTHEW ROBINSON

SHIFTS by DAN REITER

SPEAK EASY SO WE CAN HEAR YOU by KATRINA PROW

THE SPOT by DANIEL THOMPSON

MODEL HOME by RYAN WERNER

JUNE

MIGRATORY HABITS OF THE WESTERN CASCADES by NICKALUS RUPERT

THE RIVER FELL by ROBYN RYLE

LOOPHOLES by JENNIFER ROGER

RHYTHM KEEPER by MATTHEW MASTRICOVA

JULY

TAKE, EAT by AMY ROSSI

TOPS: A PRODUCT REVIEW by MICHAEL WILSON

YOUR OWN WHITE HORSE TAVERN by SHELDON LEE COMPTON

THE GREAT ESCAPE by CLIO VELENTZA

AUGUST

THE LANDLORD by TYLER BARTON

COACH MOSES' FOUR RULES by JONATHAN MCGREGOR

VLAD DRACUL by CADY VISHNIAC

ENDINGS by K. BARBER

COUPLES by TASHA CORYELL

SEPTEMBER

BOYFRIENDS IN DRESSES by ROB H. DAWSON

GOOD DEEDS by MADELINE ANTHES

THE OTHER SIDE by RACHEL HARRISON

REBOUND GIRL by PENN JAVDAN

OCTOBER

SOMETHING NICE by ANDREA LAURION

THAT SUMMER by ANDREW BERTAINA

THE COYOTES OF CHICAGO by HOLLY WENDT

CHOKE by LINDSAY MERBAUM

NOVEMBER

INTERVIEW WITH ROBYN RYLE: AUTHOR OF THE FACE OF BASEBALL

SPLIT-FINGER by PETER PILIERE ZOE TAKES THE BUS TO ALBANY by TERI VLASSOPOULOS

WHAT THERE IS TO BE DONE WITH THIS SILENCE by JANET FRISHBERG

MAGPIE AND THE DOC by DYLAN DAVIS

INTERVIEW WITH WYL VILLACRES: AUTHOR OF BOTTOM OF THE NINTH

LEXICAL GUSTATORY SYNESTHESIA BY JANE-REBECCA CANNARELLA

DECEMBER

RADIOACTIVE by KATE GEHAN

TWO STORIES by LAUREN BECKER

CUMBERLAND BRIEFLY by SETH SAWYERS

INTERVIEW WITH STEVE KARAS

THIS ISN'T REAL by HANNAH GORDON

2016

JANUARY

BOTTLE ROCKETS by HILLARY LEFTWICH

SOMEDAY ALL THIS DUST by JILL TALBOT

DOWN BY THE RIVER by MICHAEL O'NEILL

INTERVIEW WITH BEN TANZER

COMPLEX CREATURES by JOSEPH LUCIDO

PAPER FORTUNES by KIM NELSON

FEBRUARY

SANDIA by KRISTIN ITO

BET THE CHALK by CHRIS MILAM

BOOK REVIEW: Matt Paul reads Kinda Sorta American Dream by Steve Karas

WINTER BALL by CHRIS NEGRON

GO OFF IN THE WORLD, VIOLET by BETH GILSTRAP

JULY
LEESA CROSS-SMITH ASKS AARON BURCH SOME QUESTIONS

AUGUST

WHAT'S DUST IS GONE by MATT PAUL

BLURT by ERIN LYNDAL MARTIN

BONNIE AND CLYDE'S LAST STAND AT LAKE NAMELESS by RON GIBSON, JR.

SEPTEMBER

A LITTLE AIRPLANE TRIVIA by GWEN WERNER

DANDELIONS by JENNIFER FLISS

THREE STORIES by TARA ISABEL ZAMBRANO

TATTOOED HANDS by GIBSON CULBRETH

MAID SERVICE by ALICE KALTMAN

OCTOBER

EVERYBODY A SOUND THAT DRIFTS AWAY by KAYLI SCHOLZ

DARK WAVES by LAURA C. SMITH

PEACHES by SHANNON MCLEOD

ELSEWHERE by LINDA NIEHOFF

NOVEMBER

THE HELIUM'S RISE by CHAD SCHUSTER

ANGEL PEACHES BABY HONEY SWEETIE PIE SUGAR by MEGHAN PHILLIPS

NOTES ON A LIFE UNSHARED by TRAVIS ROBERTS

DECEMBER

SONGSTERS by JON STEINHAGEN

LANE-GWEEDJ by JACKLYN JANEKSELA

TWO STORIES by JEN HOWARD
 

2017

JANUARY

SPARROW'S HEART by DYLAN TAYLOR

THE LOST GIRLS by BUD SMITH

LIKE THE GIRL PATTI SMITH LOVED IN "GLORIA" by ELIZABETH BARKER

THE EQUIVALENT OF _______ by URSULA VILLARREAL-MOURA

FEBRUARY

FLOOD, ROTUNDA, ASH by CHRISTOPHER LOWE

I THINK I HAVE THE WRONG HOUSE by REMY BARNES

THE ASTER FLOWER by CHAD TOWARNICKI