Flash nonfiction, emailed every Wednesday.
Robert Erle Barham
When You Measured the World
by Robert Erle Barham | A father’s memories.
Glazed Ham, April 1996
by Todd Kliman | A gleaming source of guilt.
Sue William Silverman
Library with Hyacinth, Girl, and Guns
by Sue William Silverman | A still life.
Beth Ann Fennelly
My Sister Used to Give Me Blank Journals for My Birthday
by Beth Ann Fennelly | She knew I’d need them.
Men Seeking Men
by Will Howard | Everyone’s looking for something.
Quick, Write Something
by Brittany Hailer | A monologue of early motherhood.
by Mimi Schwartz | Just keep swimming.
by Deesha Philyaw | A story of six breakfasts.
Recense (been looking)
by Patrick Madden | “An ounce of perception, a pound of obscure.” [Neil Peart]
God Don’t Like Ugly
by Brian Broome | The bus bully gets schooled.
by Brenda Miller | At Passover, opening the door to possibility.
The History of Color
by Beth Kephart | The shades of life and loss.
What Is Short Reads?
A new publication from four former CNF employees. Launches March 29th. Read more →
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