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Happy Birthday, Dad by Tammy Zhu

CNF

Losing Composure by A.D. Carr

Craft

For Better or Worse: On the Failure of the Stand-Alone Excerpt

Fiction

The Angel Finger by K.C. Mead-Brewer

Interviews

Interview: Leesa Cross-Smith

Flash Fiction

House, in Order by J. Anne DeStaic

Flash CNF

Dois Irmãos by Hannah Storm

Craft

Art of the Opening: What’s an Opening to Do?

Fiction

Body Language by Tian Yi

Craft

Detail: Applying a James Wood Lens to Deborah Eisenberg’s “Like It or Not”

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 We feature previously unpublished creative work weekly, with occasional reprints, as well as weekly critical pieces including essays on narrative craft, interviews, book annotations and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