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2015 Nominations


Guest Staff Announcement: Paul Beckman

Issue #16 – He Said/She Said – SUBMISSIONS OPEN

What was said? You tell us. This issue we’re seeking submissions with conversations, dialogues, and quotations. While we want a strong conversational component to each piece selected for He Said/She Said, this call for submissions is theme, not form, based. Send us your visual, audio, written, and multimedia work of any genre and style that you feel speaks to this theme. This is a great opportunity to submit a scene from your play or to collaborate with others.

Submissions due 3/21/15.

DSC09462-001About guest editor Paul Beckman:

Paul has had over 200 stories published online, in print and via audio and video. In 2014 he won the honorable mention prize for his flash fiction story in Ascent Aspirations. He’s had one collection of stories, two chapbooks, plus a novella published and in 2015 will have his collection of flash fiction, “Peek”, published by Big Table Publishing.

His stories have appeared in many anthologies and magazines such as: Metazen, Thrice Fiction, Connecticut Review, The Boston Literary Magazine, Pure Slush, cahoodaloodaling, Playboy, The Brooklyner, and Connotation Press amongst others. He can be read and reached at his published story website paulbeckmanstories.com.

And remember, we’re still open for submissions our Travelogue issue until 12/31/14, guest edited by April Michelle Bratten.


Issue #13 – SLAM IT!


Play Editor’s Letter

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Guest Editor’s Spotlight:
I Slept in the Middle of the Bed Last Night
by Blythe Cooper

Time Is Of
by Jhaki M.S. Landgrebe

by Paul Beckman

Tonight I Am Old Again
by Cailin Rhiannon

Women of Pride
by Amoxes

You Are, You Will Be
by Orooj-e-Zafar

The Fallout
by Katie Simpson

The Death of Marilyn Monroe
by Carlton D. Fisher

What Is This Thing Called Love
by Holly Day

My Grandmother Had a Blanket of Galaxies
by Meghedi Tamazian

by Gravity

About Our Guest Editor
LalliJason Lalli, AKA Lalli, is the co-founder/entertainment chair of the Phoenix Festival of the Arts, creator and host of Infuse – Open Mic, 3-time author, and is one of Phoenix’s veteran spoken word artists. He uses his gift for poetry as a form of motivational speaking and believes a person does not need to have money to give back to their community. He utilizes his abilities, voice, and networks to their fullest potential in an attempt to make our world a better place. He can be found at: www.lalli-poet.com


Issue #11 – It Happened in a Flash!

Flash Story by Kelly Nicole

Guest Editor’s Spotlight:
I Want to Laugh
by Paul Beckman

Grit in Your Eyes
by Stephanie Valente

by Kira Ciupek

About Our Guest Editor

Heather Bell

Heather Bell

Heather Bell’s work has been published in Rattle, Grasslimb, Barnwood, Poets/Artists, Red Fez, Ampersand and many others. She was nominated for the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Pushcart Prize from Rattle, won the New Letters 2009 Poetry Prize, and most recently was a finalist for the 2013 Consequence Prize in Poetry. Heather has also published four books, including one of flash fiction. Any more details can be found here: http://hrbell.wordpress.com/