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$18.65 by Sophie Isherwood 1208

3 flash fictions by J. A. Tyler 1669

8. Addiction by Steven Lee 445

20 Years by Luis Rivas 2225
In the Presence of the Damned

Abandonment by xTx 2561

A Cautionary Tale of Bike Swapping by Kimberlee Smith 2313

A Dangerous Game by Charlie Skinner 521

Admonishers, The by Helen Nicholls 156

A Free Ticket by Dick Reynolds 1461

Aged Avenger, The by Pete McArdle 1497

A Halloweenie Punkin Story by Tony Byrer 1107

A Hungry Artist by Anna Voisard 704
-A modern take on a classic story by Franz Kafka-

Allen's Way by Larry Blumen 2375

All Smiles by Audrey T. Carroll 7038

A Long and Cold Winter by Jon Beight 403

A Matter Of Convenience by Michael J. Solender 1126

American Werewolf in London Goes Incognito, The by David Moscovich 1039

Among the Nalatari by Tantra Bensko 691

A Mutual Interest by JC Piech 1743

And All My Days Are Trances by Helen Nicholls 774

And Ye Shall Be Healed by Brian Hartman 1346
(For Cari)

An Evening With the Charles Bukowski of Berlin by M.P. Powers 2036

An Eye Fer An Eye by David Weston 1433

Angela by Daniel Clausen 95

Another Mostly True Story by Robert Masterson 1077

A Nuisance of Noggins by Charles Austin Muir 324

A Nun's Tale by Pete McArdle 2908

Apple, Watch, Penny by Robert Sachs 2261

A Quiet Desperation by Christopher J. Dwyer 1316

ARBOLES DE NAVIDAD by Bud Smith 1310

As a General Rule by Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal 1742

Assassinate the DJ by Jeff B Willey 2363

Assignment, The by Josh Olsen 972

A Stolen Roll of Film by Britta Kim Burdett 725

A Symphony Of Bumps And Creaks by Michael Stewart 669

A tampon. by Dan Donche 2535

At The Hors d'oeuvre Convention by Tom Janikowski 1718

At the Star Trek Convention by Margaret Karmazin 2458

Audition, The by Lise M. Quintana 381

Bad Influence, The by Debbie Lechtman 296

Basement by Daryn Houston 1542

Bastards Were Everywhere and Would Endure, The by William Taylor Jr. 3445

Bayou Scars by Mary Ann Loesch 1842

Bear That Ruined Academic Careers, The by Michael Giddings 1003

Bedside Manner by Ben Drinen 1232

Before Tomorrow by DB Cox 1167

Ben the Bear by Mike Hancock 4006

BETRAYAL by David Sparenberg 1170

Between Living and Dying by Ally Malinenko 2001

Bicycle, The by Shannon Lane 1508

Big Dipper, The by Kathleen Radigan 2045

Big Top by Jon Tait 1100

Billy Hit The Train by Larry Blumen 998

Binoculars by Patricia Grant 1150

Bipolar by Timothy Gager 2012

Black Friday by Brandon Tietz 3892

BLEEDING OUT by Andy Meisenheimer 289

Bobby by Suvi Mahonen 969

Bordello by Alex Martin 1851

Bottled in Chicago by DB Cox 1668
For Rod Serling and Charles Beaumont

Boxer - a fable, The by Ben Loory 1329

Breathe by Mitch Lavender 712

Bridge, The by Lana Casiello-Boyle 1953

Brimstone Pillow by M.E. Parker 2649

Bring Me An Apple With No Worms by Catfish McDaris 1226

Brogan’s Summer Break by Andy Henion 860

Broken Hearts Are For Assholes by J. K. Cody 1083

Bucket Head by Bill Ectric 2372

Buffalo Nickel, The by Clifford K. Watkins 3035

Bumble Off To Bethlehem by Pete McArdle 831

Burning Hot Girls by Pela Via 3949

Burrowing by Kathleen Radigan 1515

Button Pusher, The by Leopold McGinnis 1764

Caledonia’s Boxes by David P. Press 637

Cali Lean, The by Olvard Liche Smith 1196

Call Me Mister by Paul Corman-Roberts 2464

Cantilever by Pete Stevens 1103

Carter’s Gift by Dave Dulberg 556

Celia by Josh Olsen 697

Channeling by Timothy Gager 1675

Chestnut Street by Mitchell Waldman 3246

Chicken Man, The by Paula Sophia Schonauer 4283

Choonakhul by Ashwin Parulkar 840

Claude by Jennifer McCarthy 2034

Clean Sheets by Bryan Howie 1424

Cold Like Being Afraid by Cindy Kelly Benabderrahman 2065

College Material by Louis Wittig 1150

Comanche Killer by David S. Pointer 891

Comeback, The by George Sparling 627

Coming In Their Baleful Urgency by Mark James Andrews 1333

Consequences by Jim Chandler 891

Contributors’ Notes You May (or May Not) Have Seen by Sally Houtman 310

Convicted by Damion Hamilton 2568

Corralled by Creppy 1258

Costume Party by JP Reese 656

Crows Who Liked to Listen to the Ramones, The by J. Claudius Cloyd 1554

Cupcake Chronicles #6 by Patricia Carragon, Patricia Carragon, Patricia Carragon 1341
6- Tuesday morning at 9:00, May 13, 2008

Curtis by Thomas Mundt 1466

Czarninapalooza by Tom Janikowski 1244

Dade County Workhouse Blues by Larry Blumen 1058

Dancing Grandmas by Giridhar Veeramaneni 2995

Dawn in the Valley by Luis Rivas 2351

Dead Reckoning by Tony Pena 842

Dead Spot by Maureen Lougen 1488

Dear Dr. Shapiro by Tony Battaglia 341

Declan Lamasery by Stephen Rowntree 1281

Deer in Headlights by Nathan Graziano 1633

Denizens Of Hell by M. Keeney 1758

Destined by Greg Eidson 2645

Deviants by Stephen Graham Jones 3703

Die, Priest, Die by George Sparling 1124

Dies Irae (Day of Wrath) by G.J. Jensen 88

Dinner Conversation by Cicily Janus 1571

Distinguished Precipice, The by Connor Caddigan 1822

Doctor's Orders by Randi Suzanne Meyer 1728

Dog Catcher, The by Bradley Mason Hamlin 2867

Dogs of Malviya Nagar by Ashwin Parulkar 512

Dog Tags by Kenneth Radu 1359

Do It Yo’self by Jack Saunders 966
--editor's note: Saunders recently marked his 40th year of writing like a madman. Check out his website: --

Domestic Tranquility by Ken Poyner 395

Don't Fuck Around by jason neese 1958

Doorbell by Eirik Gumeny 2093

Double-Take by Faith Gardner 1409


Draining Audrey by Brent Powers 990

Dream With Enough Conviction by Samuel Snoek-Brown 1722

Drummer, The by Ted Gogoll 1436

Dun Horse, The by Edward Ahern 2550

Dying for a Faith by Cynthia Drew 1247

Dyspnea by John Faucett 1971

E-Harmony Connection #54421 by Meg Tuite 1614

Edie by Amy Pence 424

EE's All-You-Can by Mickey J. Corrigan 287

Eester Egg by David W. Fry 2277

Eight Little Sausages by Julia Kennedy 336

Electric Ukulele Lady Land Band, The by Ashwin Parulkar 1647

Elegy by David Sparenberg 846

Elegy for The Old Republic by Michael Gillan Maxwell 796

Engorged by Aleathia Drehmer 772

Erin Just Wouldn't Eat by Rhys Milsom 2173

Everything That Keeps Me Together Is Falling Apart by Ted Jackins 2911

Exit Nothing by Pat King 1545

EXIT THE EDITOR by Steven Gulvezan 2341
A Micro-Novel in Two Books and Eight Parts

Explode by Damion Hamilton 1702

Exposure by Lewis J. Beilman III 1000

Eye Sees More, The by George L. Sparling 541

Facts Of A Life by Marion de Booy Wentzien 518

Faking It by Larry Blumen 635

Family Reunion by Tom Simmons 616

Family Reunion by Brian Biunno 2003

Felix by HC Eversole 1180

Final Final Chapter, The by Bud Smith 942

First Kiss by F.N. Wright 1830

Flash in the Pan by Sally Houtman 185
A quick and easy recipe for flash fiction.

Flat, The by George L. Sparling 962

Fleas, Love, and Understanding by Pete McArdle 904

For Being There by Joan Hoekstra 1682

Found by the Sheppard by Giridhar Veeramaneni 1742

Four Days of Rain by Michael LaRosa 2846

Friend, The by Silvia Villalobos 573

From Her Fingers Drip Tiny Words by Gabino Iglesias 384

Fuck Machine, The by Jon Bennett 587

Full Service by G. David Schwartz 1946

Games by Silvia Villalobos 1093

Ghostlike by John H. Matthews 1168

Ghost of the Gun, The by Brian Hobbs 259

Ghosts of Alvarado Street, The by Aurelia Lorca 776

Girl Talk by Max Andrew 864

Grace's Chair by Dai Akaboshi 373

Grouse Ridge by Bill Pieper 1879

Halloween and Neo Paganism at the Library by Mark James Andrews 1887

Halloween At The Gym by Zarina Zabrisky 1392

Hamburger by Victor Schwartzman 1357

Hannah's Ascent by Rachel Stern 1128

Happenstance by Natasha Gdansk 1242

Hard America by John Bruce 1861

Harlot by DM Morales 831

Harry, Francis, and the Language of Love by Rupan Malakin 781

Harvest by David Morris 1144

Hawkwood Monster, The by Jarek Moore 1557

Her Beautiful Oldness by Jerald Matters 561

Her Fairytale by Elizabeth Walk 229

Her Ironing-Board Stomach by Roberta Verdant 2633

Heroin Wings by Zarina Zabrisky 2122

Hey, Chinese kid! by Josh Olsen, Josh Olsen 1323

His Father's Eyes by Drew McCoy 1258

His Grand Vision by Shawn Misener 927

History of a Dead Man by George L. Sparling 1118

Honey, Soft and Slow by Angel Luis Colon 421

Honey-Hued Eyes by Zarina Zabrisky 292

Hope In The Tenderloin by Aurelia Lorca 169

House on the Corner, The by Glenn A Bruce 521

How's Your Sister? by Anne Goodwin 744

Hunter by Kenneth Weene 2326

Hybrid Beastiary by AE Reiff 3073

I'm From Electric Peak by Bud Smith 1405

Iceman, The by Fred Skolnik 1521

If and Then by Chris Lambert 252

In All Innocence by Eddie Martell 419

Incubator by Karley Bayer 741

In Praise of Female Parts by Anne Goodwin 424

Interim by Nancy Christie 855

In the Age of Gerardo by Matthew Vasiliauskas 1495

Issue of the Watch, The by Grant Catton 2202

I Stopped Reading the Newspaper by Margaret Karmazin 1975

It'd be a process by Joel van Noord 1637

iTunes Front Page Guy, The by Leopold McGinnis 461

I’d Fuck Becky Green by h. l. nelson 883

Jasmine, Wilting In The Garden by Richard Corrigan 1187

Jenny by Jack Isaak 1532

Jersey Shore by Bobby Sauro 3238

Job's Tears by Ron Burch 382

Job Interview by RW Watkins 1964

John, The by Candice Carnes 771

Johnny Strikes up the Band by Libby Cudmore 2275

Jolene by Matthew Ulland 948

Jury Duty by Josh Olsen 1194

Just a Bucket by Tom Janikowski 581

Kamikaze by Samuel Snoek-Brown 1785

Kleptomania by Ally Malinenko 2449

Klippinger, Minnesota by Adam R. Burnett 2580

Lakshmi by Ashwin Parulkar 1006

Lament for Janet by Larry Blumen 2280

Landscape of Worry by Kim Farleigh 2523

Las Chinches by Jesse Myner 542

Last Club On Earth, The by Fawzy Zablah 2943
*previously appeared in LitVision*

Legend of Eddie and Lola, The by William Taylor Jr. 1903

Licorice Stick Polka by Michael Dwayne Smith 780

Limbo by Eric Johnsen 1006

Lips by David Hughes 1800

Listening to Avro Pärt by Fred Skolnik 525

Lives of the Poets II, The by William Taylor Jr. 2143

Look, The by Noah Cicero 1144

Loop by Pete McArdle 1106

Lopsided Smile by Stephen Mander 146

LOVE by Zack Wilson 1503

Lulu in the Year of Gatsby by Gary Percesepe 1011

Lying Day by Bradford Philen 1038

Lying in a Creek by James Dunlap 1114

Magma Bodies by John Kuligowski 1203

Mall Can Be Murder, The by Mickey J. Corrigan 84

Manhattan, Sunday Morning by JP Reese 1418

Manhattan Love Story: The Zen of Losing Weight by Kyle Hemmings 489
Tundra, and Judy Garland Once Lived Next Door

Man I Built from Stone, The by Anthony Spaeth 1630

Man with Patches on His Pants, The by J. Claudius Cloyd 1628

Maple Leaf, The by Nathan Graziano 1340

Margarita Baby by Bradley Mason Hamlin 1389

Marinate by Josh Olsen 699

Market Street Blues by Tony Pena 342

McUNIVERSE by Danger_ Slater 17568

Memories Of Flatworms, The by Ann Eveleigh 1304

Menopause Yoga Studio by Dylan Gilbert 1376

Mercy by Mick Rose 1277

Midnight Run of 64, The by David McGinnis 1517

Mitt Romney's Phone Number by Newamba Flamingo 1643

Mixed by Aidan Hailes 1172

MOBTOWN by RD Armstrong 536

Moose Accident by Nathan Graziano 1589

Moron and Marciano, The by Charlie Skinner 1215

Movie Stars by Miguel Gardel 2589

Mr. Blackistani by Ali Eteraz 1857

Mr. Thursday by Dude Wallers 2558

Muddy Boots by Michael J. Solender 574

Mummer's Dance, The by Nancy Hightower 897

Murdered Sleep by Vyatcheslav Bart 2067

Murphy's Wake by Steve Wheeler 1540

Musketball by Tom Janikowski 1656

My Fainting Goat Farm by Melanie Seal 641

My Farsi Boyfriend by Robin Ray 2650

My Mother the Nigger by Noah Cicero 2691

My office by Josh Olsen 1268

Mythical Philadelphia by J.C.D. Kerwin 730

Nazi Next Door, The by Mitchell Waldman 3271

Nazi Underpants by Steven Gulvezan 1405

Negotiations with Gilligan by Forrest Aguirre 1048

New Sick, The by Gavin Pate 1620

NICO by Ted Gogoll 330

No Gold Watch by Pete McArdle 280

No Service by Raymond Hutson 1607

No Sirens, Just Lights by Zachary Moll 1432
--editor's note: this is a work of fiction, based on a true event--

Nothing is Free by Paula Sophia Schonauer 2210

Nyet Troika by M.E. Parker 907

Olde Mission, The by Brandon Figliolino 476

Old Weather Vane by Matt Rowan 1715

On Death Row by Jared Blakely 514

One Loose Screw by Brian Hobbs 703

On Improvements Outside The Box by Frank Sloan 401

On The Rock by Christina Hoag 1551

Open Your Eyes by Edward J Rathke 1558

Organ City by Pat King 2179

Other Side, The by Mario J Gonzales 4414

P & J Sandwiches by Kent L Johnson 1166

P.S. - Thanks For the Beer by Aleksei Nelaev 263

Parker, At The Side Of The Road by Chuck Augello 1093

Party, The by Luis Rivas 1437

Paulo by Michael Dwayne Smith 590

Pawn by Colin O'Sullivan 2112

Pearls in Formation by Brent Powers 1478

Pebbles and Berries by H. Jacob Buller 1361

Pecs Of Steel Fitness Center by Dylan Gilbert 1147

People's Republic by Mark Staniforth 336

Petals On A Wet Black Bough by Kirpal 1097

Picket Fence by Morgan Roberts 738

Piggy Ferguson Uber Alles by Marc Olmsted 491

Pink Light by Gary V. Powell 260

Pivotal Moments by Marion de Booy Wentzien 538

Plant, The by Chris Lambert 1126

Plant v. Page by Colin McKay Miller 2211

Please Don't Eat The Fish by Len Kuntz 2036

Pockets by Melanie Browne 130

Poisoned Apples by Cindy Rosmus 1784

Posh Shop by Edward Wells II 2089

present is a gift, the by Richard Paris Wilson 1297

Princess Fantasia at Château Kilo by Woodie Stephenson 3047

Proof That God Loves Us And Wants Us To Be Happy by Robb Todd 3349

Pubic Lice Affair, The by Joseph Ridgwell 2126

Pumpkin Bones by Dan Morin 1410

Pursuit, The by HC Eversole 1092

Putting Patriot Down by Jeremy Maddux 1580

Quangelists by George L. Sparling 1620

Real Beasts by Brandon A.M. 1115

Recession Hits the 'Burbs, The by Dylan Gilbert 1706

Redemption by Jefferson Burnett 1308

Red Fez and Pancakes by Craig Wallwork 2359

Red Splooge by Doc Sigerson 774

Remembering Ray by F.N. Wright 1140

Revelation by Doug Mathewson 637

Roz and Rick by Mark James Andrews 1901

Runaways by Andy Henion 2401

Safety or Security by Spencer Carvalho 616

Santa and Co. by Kaylin Boehme 432

Save Me, Frog Eyes by Brady Russel 1783

Scarecrow by Cindy Kelly Benabderrahman 739

Scorpion, The by Wes Henricksen 756
-a new interpretation on the ancient tale-

SCOTT SCOTT by Bob Johnston 795

Scout by Bud Smith 1929

Screen Door Slams by KG Newman 809

Screw Cupid by F.N. Wright 1834

Seduction by Pickle by Dean West 1040

Seeing God by E.E. Barnes 2046

Segue by Peg Steiner 1337

SENIOR PROJECT by Bill Pieper 1478

Seven Sagacious Days by Clint Cherepa 722

Sex, Drugs, and Metaphysics: the Breakup Memoirs by Jennifer McCartin 2751

Sheriff Andy Taylor and My Wife’s Best Friend by Kip Hanson 1469

Sheshu the Philosopher by Giridhar Veeramaneni 1961

Shoot by Josh Olsen 1045

Side Effects Include by John Gifford 2119

Sightings of a Black Bear at the Lake by Bradford Philen 759

Simulacrum by Adam Moorad 1358

Sincerity by Michelle Ong 1413

Situations, The by Colin O'Sullivan 1398

Sketches Of Chris by Aurelia Lorca 741

Skinny Girl by Carla Sarett 1945

Smith by Jon A. Beadle 767

Snow Angel by Leopold McGinnis 2449

Snowsuit, The by Hannah Thurman 1454

Soldiers by Daniel Davis 1429

Spinning the Wheel by Jon Beight 1208

Stanley by Victor Schwartzman 1219

Star 69 by Bradley Mason Hamlin 2435

Star Dust by Tony Battaglia 808

State of Shock by David P. Press 468

Stella is Crying by Leopold McGinnis 2080

Still Alive by Samuel Snoek-Brown 1557

Stomachache by ani smith 2491

Stories That Defy Literary Conventions by M.V. Montgomery 803
A single piece consisting of four boldly iconoclastic flash fiction segments.

Summer of Gypsie Hendricks, The by Joan Hoekstra 1727

Swallowing Pride by J. A. Tyler 1097

Sweet by Walker Smart 421

Taking Care of Myself by Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal 1495

Tale from a Tub by Ben Nardolilli 1695

Tales Of Bewilderment And Angst by M.V. Montgomery 635

Talker by Steven Gowin 354

Talking Head by Clinton Bryant 937

Teeth by Aidan Hailes 772

Thank God for Dave by Paul Corman-Roberts 1296

That Fucking Dog by Newamba Flamingo 5328

That Obituary Summer by John Palen 1247

That stink by Josh Olsen 1885

That Summer by Mike Boyle 911

Then I… by Josh Olsen 689

The Secret Life of Dr. Marty Walters by Pete McArdle 1063
Homage to "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

These People Are Sick by Gabriel Ricard 554

Thief, The by Robert Vaughan 1270

Things That Give An Uneasy Feeling by Miriam Sagan 111

Third Sunday of the Month, The by Brian Hobbs 255

This is Not for You by Edward J Rathke 1971

Three Critiques - The Planetary Series by Helena R. Duncan 593

Three Shorts: Rite, Professor X Circles The Darin, Preston by Mary Beth OConnor 845

Three Stories by Mike Lafontaine 523
Exploring Space and Time in Rappahannock County, San Francisco Blues, Walking home in the rain

Thrill Show by W.C. Bamberger 1685

Time Travel by Toni Ann Johnson 430

Tips For Mariokart: Election Dash by David Rawson 712

Tits Like White Elephants by D.N. Anderson 1776

Tofu Dogs on the Corner of Queen St W and Spadina by Mike Lafontaine 648

To Have the Ass by Sean Pravica 3027

To My Widow by Stephen Moles 2491

TO SMOKE THE HOOKAHS by Samuel Snoek-Brown 270

Total Rapport by Victor Schwartzman 1485

Train Wreck by Frank Sloan 177

Transalphabetical by Carissa Halston 1702

Transfer, The by J.D. Finch 1490

Transgressions by Andy Henion 682

Tuesday by Brian Hartman 2552

Tuesday Morning at the Sad Motel by William Taylor Jr. 2005

Two Dogs by Steve Wheeler 1702

Two Weeks in Hell's Kitchen by Mike Boyle 2150

Ugly by Andrew Lander 1283

Unaccustomed Mercy by DB Cox 1409

UNDEAD by Jeff Chon 3373

Undertaking Elmer by Joan Hoekstra 1327

Unnameable, The by Stephen Rowntree 906

U People by Ashwin Parulkar 1792


VIKINGS by Rich Cronborg 840

Vineyard, The by Jennifer Lesh 199

Voyeurs, The by Erika D. Price 1038

Waiting Game, The by Theo McCauley 440

Wallace in Wonderland by Pete McArdle 3034

Watch What You Wish For by Marion de Booy Wentzien 229

Wedding, The by Darlene P. Campos 1404

Wednesday for Dick by Brandon A.M. 759

What Are Friends For by S.C. Wade 926

What February Feels Like by Ronit Feinglass Plank 1902

What Happened To Lorraine by Andy Meisenheimer 827

What I Know About Love by Marion de Booy Wentzien 1281

What We Keep by Bryan Howie 1311

When Angie Broke Up by BC Petrakos 655

Where The Cowboys Are by Larry Blumen 1793

White Trash Rumble by Andy Henion 1989

Why Such Damned Blues? by Jason Lancaster Cooney 10511

William by Joel Sweeney 1257

Wind Chimes of Happiness by Clifford K. Watkins 2386

Wishbone by Jason M. Heim 1248

Witness For The Prosecution by James Claffey 776

Words by Matt Micheli 1880

Working by William Taylor Jr. 27394

Working and Thinking by Frank Sloan 467

Writer's Conversation with Husband by Gloria Garfunkel 496

XOS 2 Exoskeleton by Zach Hamilton 503

Yellow Pelican Case by herocious 1440

You've Seen The Gypsy by Karley Bayer 892

You Are That by Stephen James Moore 923