2019 Force Majeure Flash Contest Winners

Announcing the winners of the 2019 Force Majeure Flash Contest!

1st Prize:
Chila Woychik – The Importance of Air

2nd Prizes:
Anthony DiPietro – Possession Diary
Z Kennedy-Lopez – Scrounge

Honorable Mention:
Lindsay Reeve – Cake
Pınar Yaşar – The Future
Lee Anne Gallaway-Mitchell – Combustion

This year’s short list and winners were selected from hundreds of flashes, and all our entrants made the decision super hard! Our heartiest thanks to everyone for participating.

The winners will be published in SC 8.2. Love to all, and: Read on!

Issue #7.1 Out Now

The new new issue of Storm Cellar is “Back Fire” — a fire used to fight another fire by stealing its food — out now! Check it over here. Vol. VII no. 1 has hot baths, falling lizards, crossed lines, apples, immigrants, secrets, blackouts, needles to the neck, and a lot of offspring. Plus the winners of Continue reading “Issue #7.1 Out Now”

Matt Muilenburg: The Leadoff Men

They say not to introduce a new product in August; we remember hearing that some time ago, dear Reader. Let us reintroduce an old idea and wrestle with it, then. Lately, we have seen permanent things become impermanent. Today we’re raising from the archive Matt Muilenburg’s “The Leadoff Men”:

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This nonfiction piece originally appeared in SC 5.2. Pick up the magazine here, download the ebook, and of course: subscribe! Keep reading, dear Reader: read on.

Elizabeth J. Colen: Standing Under the Pivot

This weekend’s share arrives fully formed and prescient: Elizabeth J. Colen‘s “Standing Under the Pivot.”

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This poem originally appeared in SC 4.2, in print & ebook formats in our shop. Subscribe, whydon’tcha? & then & then read on.

PS. Seeking contributors for the next issue: writers who happen to be women or genderqueer (broadly construed). LINK.