Exploring the art of fiction


exploring the art of fiction

Flash Fiction

Bender’s Sister Speaks by Julie Zuckerman


The Grind: Revelatory Repetition in Edward P. Jones’s “An Orange Line Train to Ballston”


Interiors by Mike Corrao

Flash Fiction

My Cat Gets Loose in the Steakhouse by Scott Garson


On (Not) Writing the Bar Story Part II: The Instructor


On (Not) Writing the Bar Story Part I: The Amateur Writer


Origami Dogs by Noley Reid

Flash Fiction

A Girl Climbs a Tree by Ruth Joffre


Hybrid Interview: Gayle Brandeis


Art of the Opening: Raymond Carver and Crafting a Hook

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CRAFT is a literary magazine for fiction. We explore how fiction works, reading short stories and flash fiction with a focus on the elements of craft, on the art of fiction. We feature previously unpublished short fiction weekly, with occasional reprints, as well as weekly critical pieces including essays on narrative craft, interviews, book annotations and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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