Sara Lippmann: Cute!

This one’s for all the tiny slices of life out there, replicating art and filling in all the nooks and crannies with detritus and delight, Sara Lippmann’s “Cute!”

This story originally appeared in SC 6.2, available in print and ebook formats. Read on!

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Brian Phillip Whalen: The Mother Cup

The school year is already bursting beyond its seams, it seems, its scenes seemingly itsy-bitsy screams itching to be seen. And lo: Brian Phillip Whalen’s [>>] teaching yearn, “The Mother Cup.”

This short story originally appeared in SC 6.2, available in print and ebook formats. Read on!

Rachel Linn: It’s Your Little Red Wagon!

Reader, take heart, for here is the only bathtub story we’ve ever loved, Rachel Linn’s [>>] “It’s Your Little Red Wagon!“:

This story originally appeared in SC 6.2, available in print and ebook formats. Read on!

Issue 7.2 Is Out Now!

After a great deal of sisyphean pushing on our part, O Reader, it’s here it’s finally here! ANNOUNCING:

Storm Cellar Vol. VII No. 2, Winter 2019, nicknamed “Strong Water” → click for the delicious print and ebook editions.

Contents

FICTION
Benny Brown – Ad Space
Matthew Sterner-Neely – Two and a Half Americans in a Tower
A.L. Rowser – The Rope

NONFICTION
Maame Blue – Calling
Amy Stonestrom – High Latitude

POETRY
Dorothy Chan – A-List Celebrities and Chinese Immigrant Families
Rainie Oet – The Ride That Loops Infinitely / Tall Bed Above Water
Albert Lee – 歌個個問題  [14 Problems]
B.B.P. Hosmillo – I Don’t Lay Hold of People Anymore Except the Importance of Being Wrong
Harry Edgar Palacio – It’s Funny What the Fuchsia Sky Can Do
Joshua Sassoon Orol – Minyan
Jenny Mueller – To Read Ashberry; from Postcards
Clare Louise Harmon – First-Hand Accounts of the Performance of Western Art Music
Jasmyn DiMeglio – How I Learned to Be Gay Here
Natalia Prusinska – StrangeDry Orgasm
Kelly Fordon – White Women Flinging Cans of Paint at the Wall
Suzanne Cody – Adultish (Yes)

FLASH
Susanna Space – Absence No. 4
Tamara L. Panici – Autumn Epiphany
Sheree Winslow – Postcards from My Future Self: Hurricane Mills, Tennessee
R.L. Aseret – Brother, Eye, Hospital
Elaine Terranova – Peace
Matthew Woodman – Decolonization
Regina Ernst – Vuelta

IMAGES
Allison Janicki – Dreamscape
Bette Ridgeway – Crysalis II
Matt Prater – Flyover
Alex Wells Shapiro – Pocketing
Zoya Kruse-Wu – The Hydra [front cover]
chello firefly sherman – demfolk [back cover]

PLUS
Rejected Events I Must Now Accept Happened While I Was Employed by an Ivy League Institution

Kate Myles: Vacation Land

The best for last, Dear Reader, this story, it’s something maybe on your mind this month, Kate Myles’s “Vacation Land“:

This short story originally appeared in SC 6.1, available as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more, and read on!

The 2019 Force Majeure Flash Contest, with $500 in prizes, is open now. Check it out!