Our January show featured tremendous talent. The weather was cold and wet and yet new and familiar faces filled the chairs. Tania Martin missed co-hosting with Lita Kurth due to a troublesome appendix, but Eva Smith-Glynn donned a trench-coat and fedora and stepped up to the podium. Thanks, Eva!
Authors & Work:
Mel Nicholson, “The Spot”
Lita Kurth, “Bride of Science”
Colleen McKee, “The 59-Cent Pad of Paper” published in Memoir Pooland in the chapbook, My Hot Little Tomato(Cherry Pie Press) ColleenMcKee.Blogspot.com
Dave Eisbach, “Shrinking” published in Entwined collection, 2018.
Ellaraine Lockie, “No California Cuisine” published in Where the Meadowlark Sings, winner of 2014 Encircle Press Chapbook Contest
Christine Kalife, “Hands Like Wild Salmon”
Rob Pesich, “Black Cat Alchemy”
Vinnie Lopez, “Listen to the Good Night”
Shannon Rose Riley, “Shh” commissioned for an exhibition at Arc Gallery in San Francisco, https://www.ncwca.org/f213-exhibition.html
Keiko O’Leary, “Chemistry Class,” KeikoOLeary.com
Hugh Behm-Steinberg, “Lifeguards”
Our October 10th show was riveting! The readings fluctuated from gut wrenching accounts of the heart to hilarious recollections of misfortune. Here’s the fabulous line-up of our October 10th show:
1. Tania Martin, “Apollo and Aphrodite Cut the Line”
2. Kimy Martinez, “Before I Met My Mom”
3. Ann Harleman “History for the First Time”
4. Al Preciado, “The Insistence of Memory”
5. Leslie Hoffman, “Hereafter Musings,” published in BellaOnline Literary Review, 2017 Spring Equinox Issue
5. Donnelle C. McGee, excerpts from “Hey You” forthcoming from Unbound Content
6. Deborah Kennedy, “Natural Revenge”
7. Mike Karpa, “Chili Dog”
8. Carol Park, “Round the Table”
9. Claire Hawkins, “Percy Jones”
10. Nancy Devine, “In the Beginning, There Was Risk”
11. Susannah Carlson, “The Night You Remember”
Authors and Works:
Hugh Behm-Steinberg, “Bibles” published in Atticus Review.
Jade Bradbury, “What’s Sauce for the Goose”
Elizabeth Nguyen, “T-T-T-Telephone”
Sarah Hinkle, “Family Aptitude Test”
Lita Kurth, “Bed Bath and Beyoncé”
Anne Sconberg, “Gin and Thin”
Bob Dickerson, “Stagecraft”
Tarn Wilson, “A Single Mother’s Survival Guide: Money”
Rob Pesich, “Apologies to “Caenorhabditis elegans”
Michelle Myers, “Hair”
Tara Ganguly, “Yes I’m Getting a Puppy”
Bill Kalogeros, “Flight Behavior”
Jared Nardone, “Number of Life” published in Red Wheelbarrow2018
Heidi Eisips, “Mechoniot” (Cars)
Flash Fiction Forum will host our 5th anniversary show on August 8th at Works Gallery. We have had so many great writers read for us over the last five years. And it all began on August 14th, 2013. Here is the line up for our very first show:
I recently moved our website to a new host, and in the process, I lost some files, mainly my posts from 2016-2018. I hope to reconstruct the main content and media from that time period.
Thanks for your patience!
We are so grateful to all our fabulous readers. The works we had last night were outstanding!
Authors & Works:
Juliet Halprin Jackson, co-founder and co-curator, Play On Words, “Yells in the Night” and “Thanksgiving in Space” https://playonwordsssj.wordpress.com/
Betsy Miller, “Falling” www.ThinkingInkPress.com
Marilyn Fahey, “Elephant,” published in Dragonfly Press ezine, DNA, January 2015, http://www.dragonflypress-ca.com/dragonfly-ezine/
Renée M. Schell, “Destination Vienna”
Tommy Mouton, former Steinbeck Fellow, “Turnbow”
Tarn Wilson, “The First Time I Was Drunk,” Excerpt from memoir, The Slow Farm, Ovenbird Books, 2014 tarnwilson.com
Lita Kurth, “The Bride”
Michael Karpa, Excerpt from Between Countries, www.mikekarpa.com
Victoria M. Johnson, “The Girls’ Room” published in Three, PushPen Press, 2014 http://VictoriaMJohnson.com
Mini stories curated for your entertainment! Join us tonight at Works Gallery!
January 21, 2015
Our Line Up:
Erica Goss, “The Day I Let a Strange Boy Shoot My Dog With a BB Gun”
Byddi Lee, “The Lamb”
Kalyn Josephson, “The 7:23 Bus”
Amanda Williamsen, “Seafood,” published in Fall, 2014 New Ohio Review (6).
Sana Rafi, “Coffee Stains”
Donnelle C. McGee, “Ghost Man,” published 2015, Sibling Rivalry Press.
Casey Bernasconi, “No Love, No Clothes”
Zoe Mahoney, “Faint Bewilderment”
Pratibha Kelapure, “Fog”
Maria Judnick, “A Swim Lesson,” forthcoming at GroundBreakHers.
Tania Martin, Excerpt from a longer story, “Miracle Ticket”
Due to a schedule conflict we have bumped our January 14th event to the 21st!
Bring in the New Year with some great stories and inspiration! Share your work or just come and listen to our wonderful readers. We look forward to seeing you all there!
Sorry I’m posting this out of sequence – we had a mini Flash Fiction Forum at the Art Party with six flasher on September 20th. What a magical night! So many talented writers joined us, and David Perez supplied poetry on demand for an art hungry crowd.
Bob Dickerson (Ina Johnson on Banjo), “On Some Verses of Virgil”, and “Bear Hunting”
Gary Singh, “Flea Market Shades,” and “Racetrack Massacre”
Tania Martin, “Pink Suitcase”
Tarn Wilson, “The Week I learned My Father Would Die,” and “My Czechoslovakian Plastic Surgeon”
Frances Lefkowitz, “Thorns,” originally published in Superstition Review, http://superstitionreview.asu.edu/issue9/nonfiction/franceslefkowitz, and “A Tighter Spiral” published in CounterexamplesPoetic.com
Tommy Mouton, excerpt from “What We Do Cherish”