Exploring the art of prose


exploring the art of fiction


Art of the Opening: Peter Selgin and YOUR FIRST PAGE

Flash Fiction

Everything Is Haram and So Are You; or, What to Do with a Birthday Card by Arshia Simkin

Flash CNF

Murmurations by Susan Eve Haar

Flash Fiction

It Will Be All of These Things by Ruth LeFaive


Interview: Kirstin Valdez Quade

Flash Fiction

In the Winter by Puloma Ghosh


A Letter to My Seventh-Generation Descendant by Leah Myers


Conversations Between Friends: Sadie Hoagland and John McNally

Flash Fiction

Let’s Say, Triptych by Steven Sherrill

Flash Fiction

We’re All Just Trying to Keep Our Shit Together at the DMV by L Mari Harris

Send Us Your Work

Submit to CRAFT

About Us

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 We feature previously unpublished creative work weekly, with occasional reprints, as well as weekly critical pieces including essays on narrative craft, interviews, book annotations and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.

Read More →

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter! Subscribers receive notification of new fiction and cnf, contests, and exclusive craft content, including critical essays, interviews, and more.