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SmokeLong Quarterly, Issue Forty-Five, September 22, 2014
cover art by Monica Mulder

Our Mission: SmokeLong Quarterly is dedicated to bringing the best flash fiction to the web on a quarterly basis, whether written by widely published authors, or those new to the craft. The term "smoke-long" comes from the Chinese, who noted that reading a piece of flash takes about the same length of time as smoking a cigarette. All the work we publish is precisely that—about a smoke long.
Issue Forty-Five
Letter From the Editor
Jacob Aiello
The Bird Inside You
Gania Barlow
Michael Patrick Brady
Here, Hereafter
Cameron Brindise
The Sleeping of the Stones or Mae and Her White Teeth
E.S. Bumas
The Bundles
Cedrix E. Clarke
How Many Lives
C.A. Cole
Susquehanna's Blessing
Mark Derks
Simon Han
First Story
Joseph Lucido
The Horrors
Erin Lyndal Martin
The Part You Throw Away
Christopher McCann
There's Something
Roblin Meeks
How to Float
Jason Peck
The Age of Discovery
Nick Sansone
Any Other Name
David Scrivner
Dispatches from the Interior
Margot Taylor
A Question of Balance
Laura Maylene Walter
A Girl Walks Into a Page
Chris Wells
For Cubby
Melissa Yancy
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