Exploring the art of prose


exploring the art of fiction

Image is two book covers--THE ART OF BREVITY by Grant Faulkner and BEST MICROFICTION 2022, edited by Meg Pokrass; title card for "Conversations Between Friends: Grant Faulkner and Meg Pokrass." Interviews

Conversations Between Friends: Grant Faulkner and Meg Pokrass

Image is a photograph of four lit beeswax candles in the dark; title card for the new creative nonfiction essay, "Omnipresence," by Justine Teu. Longform CNF

Omnipresence by Justine Teu

Image is a photograph of twelve cowboy hats hanging on a wall; title card for the new short story, "Costumes," by Amber Blaeser-Wardzala. Fiction

Costumes by Amber Blaeser-Wardzala

Image is a photograph of a traffic light at night; title card for the new flash fiction, "Mom, Chronicled (January)," by Tyler Barton. Flash Fiction

Mom, Chronicled (January) by Tyler Barton

Image is a photograph of an armchair in front of curtains; title card for the new flash creative nonfiction, "How to Write About the Body," by Ceridwen Hall. Flash CNF

How to Write About the Body by Ceridwen Hall

Image features a left-justified stack of colorful books with a plain background; title card for "2022 Books by CRAFT Contributors." Book Launches

2022 Books by CRAFT Contributors

Image is the book cover for THE BRITTANYS; title card for Charlotte Foreman's interview with Brittany Ackerman. Interviews

Interview: Brittany Ackerman

Image shows a center aisle on an airplane with blue seats and a white ceiling; title card for "Vegaboy" by Leah Bailly. Fiction

Vegaboy by Leah Bailly

Image shows two darkened Skee-Ball courts; title card for "Angels and Bears" by Sarah Harris Wallman. Fiction

Angels and Bears by Sarah Harris Wallman

Image shows peaches in a white linen cloth; title card for "Frenzied, Desperate Birds" by Ra'Niqua Lee. Fiction

Frenzied, Desperate Birds by Ra’Niqua Lee

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CRAFT is a literary magazine for fiction and creative nonfiction. We explore how writing works, reading pieces with a focus on the elements of craft, on the art of prose. We feature previously unpublished creative work weekly, with occasional reprints, as well as weekly critical pieces including essays on narrative craft, interviews, book annotations and reviews, and more.

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