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SmokeLong Quarterly, Issue Forty-One, September 23, 2013
cover art "Small Talk"
Lesley Silvia

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-One
Letter From the Editor
Bindu Bansinath
Kristin Bonilla
Mise en Place
Meg Carroll
A Special Hell
Carla Chait
The Circus
Margaret Patton Chapman
The Final Hours of Madeline Le Vin and Her Flight Engineer
Leesa Cross-Smith
Sometimes We Both Fight in Wars
Karen Dietrich
Pierce to Vent
Megan Giddings
The Eleventh Floor Ghost
Maxim Loskutoff
God Finds All Pirates
Teresa Milbrodt
Larissa Shoots the Moon
David Mohan
Adam Peterson
Bit Player
Rebecca Podos
Tracey S. Rosenberg
The Toy
Shawn Rubenfeld
Rain Delay
Kayla Rae Whitaker
We Do Chicken Right
Freda Love Smith
After the Thaw
Luke Wiget
Leigh Allison Wilson
The Five Different Ways They Died
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