Submissions EDITORIAL POLICY Flashes publishes interviews, short stories, non-fiction, flash fiction and poetry. Work in all genres will be considered; the emphasis is on original voice, innovative style, challenging plots and strong creativity. Submissions must be attributed with your name or Nom de Plume. Work accepted for publication will be published to the Flashes website... Continue Reading →

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Poetry: “White Hot” by Carole Hill

White Hot by Carole Hill Breath frozen bloated mind floats seeking peace through icebergs of pain your smile numb in response forced to bridge frozen wastelands where laughter once played and humour skied in your eyes warms their polite concern white-hot iron leaves its mark About the author: Carole Hill paints with words. Her artist’s... Continue Reading →

Poetry: Urban Astrology by Ruth Asch

Urban Astrology By Ruth Asch Watching long, clouded hours, no stars to give desire or destiny... I gaze from storied windows over the townscape's Zodiac, and see… A flickering green constellation - lamps shine beneath the old park trees: the sign of reverent romantics shadowfully evading droning cars, dull skies - seeking for the Other.... Continue Reading →

Interview With Flash Fiction Enthusiast, Pamelyn Casto

Our featured interview for February is with Pamelyn Casto. She is twice a Pushcart Prize nominee, has published feature-length articles on flash fiction in Writer's Digest (and in their other publications), Fiction Southeast, Abstract Magazine, and OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters. Her essay on flash fiction and myth appears in Field Guide to Writing... Continue Reading →

Fiction: All We Need Is Matching Overalls by Michael Edwards

By Michael Edwards All We Need Is Matching Overalls Yeah, wartime prisons, they ain’t gunna shoot you a smile, they ain’t gunna give you a banana sandwich. They aint got niceties. But you can’t deny wartime prisons for their unwavering support for the fundamentals of manual labour. And as a child who was born in... Continue Reading →

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