The International Short-Short Story Magazine

 Welcome to the website of Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine.

Flash is a biannual literary magazine, publishing quality flash fiction and reviews of up to 360 words.

Flash aims to include stories told from all angles and by writers hailing from all points of the compass.

  • Subscribers receive two copies per year, published October and April.
  • Flash is published as an A5-sized book. It is not an e-zine.
  • Contributors receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which their work appears.


Contributors Include

Khaled Alkhamissi Ama Ata Aidoo Roberta Allen Margaret Atwood Alan Beard Beryl Bainbridge Rumjhum Biswas Elise Blackwell Elleke Boehmer Raúl Brasca Randall Brown Mark Budman Robert Olen Butler Jen Campbell Peter Cherches Lucy Corin Chauna Craig Kevin Crossley-Holland Mitch Cullin Jon Davis Lydia Davis Stuart Dybek David Eagleman Will Eaves Jennifer Egan Dave Eggers Sherrie Flick David Gaffney Vanessa Gebbie Rodge Glass Niven Govinden Michael Cawood Green Robin Greene Niall Griffiths Francesca Haig Ihab Hassan Tom Hazuka Tania Hershman Tom Hodgkinson Allan Kolski Horwitz Liesl Jobson James Kelman Etgar Keret Shubnum Khan J. Robert Lennon Bernard MacLaverty Sarah Manguso Tara L. Masih Paul McDonald Jon McGregor Kobus Moolman Ewan Morrison Sally-Ann Murray Nuala Ní Chonchúir Harry Owen Pamela Painter Meg Pokrass Craig Raine Ian Rankin Dan Rhodes Nathaniel Rich Ethel Rohan Robert Scotellaro Ian Seed Gemma Seltzer Ana María Shua A. L. Snijders Janice D. Soderling Kelwyn Sole David Swann Matt Thorne Bob Thurber Alan Wall William Wall Gee Williams Tony Williams Josef Winkler Jeremy Worman Barry Yourgrau.


Books Reviewed

An Anatomy of Chester The Flash Sawn-Off Tales The Pearl Jacket and Other Stories: Flash Fiction from Contemporary China 100 Papers: A Collection of Prose Poems and Flash Fiction Out of the Wreckage: Dream Parables Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction Dinner Time Long Story Short: Flash Fiction by Sixty-Five of North Carolina’s Finest Writers ‘Ada’ and More Nano-Fiction ‘The White Road’ and Other Stories Not So Perfect: Stories How Some People Like Their Eggs Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-Short Stories from the United States and Latin America The Collected Stories of Lydia Davies Color Plates We Know What We Are The Half-Life of Songs Storm Warning: Echoes of Conflict Speak to Strangers Fragmented Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer They Could No Longer Contain Themselves: A Collection of Five Flash Chapbooks Sudden Flash Youth Short Too! Damn Sure Right Hard to Say A Brief History of Fables: From Aesop to Flash Fiction Betty Superman Suddenly, a Knock on the Door This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You My Mother Was an Upright Piano: Fictions ‘The Exploding Boy’ and Other Tiny Tales Jawbreakers: A Collection of Flash-Fictions Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now – As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It and Long for It Very Short Stories: 300 Bite-Size Works of Fiction The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction Tales from the Mall Taxi All the Bananas I’ve Never Eaten Measuring the Distance Surrounded by Water Threadbare Fables Shampoo Horns Without a Net More Sawn-Off Tales Marry Me Lift Your Right Arm The Book of Idle Pleasures Flash Fiction Funny Flashes of War Beasts and Men The Kind of Girl Liliane’s Balcony Can’t and Won’t Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief  Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms SmokeLong Quarterly: The Best of the First Ten Years, 2003–2013 One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses The Absent Therapist.


Flash Issues

 Vol.1 No.1 (Oct. 2008)

 Vol. 2 No.1 (Apr. 2009)

 Vol. 2 No.2 (Oct. 2009)

 Vol. 3 No.1 (Apr. 2010)

 Vol. 3 No.2 (Oct. 2010)

 Vol. 4 No. 1 (Apr. 2011)

 Vol. 4 No.2 (Oct. 2011)

 Vol. 5 No.1 (Apr. 2012)

 Vol. 5 No.2 (Oct. 2012)

 Vol. 6 No.1 (Apr. 2013)

 Vol. 6 No.2 (Oct. 2013)

 Vol. 7 No.1 (Apr. 2014)

Flash Magazine 7.2


Vol. 7 No.2 (Oct. 2014)