Exploring the art of prose



“Keeping to Eat”: Nourishment for the Literary Mind, Summer 2021

July 20, 2021

  In Montréal, the newlyweds delay the satisfaction of my hunger. The duo drifts forward down Rue Saint-Sulpice, not more than one hundred steps outside the Notre-Dame Basilica with its archways and neon blues and vaulted ceilings tumbling with 24-karat…

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2020 Nominations

September 24, 2020

  Each year we are privileged to be able to nominate work for anthologies and awards including Best of the Net, Best Microfiction, Best Small Fictions, the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers (Best Debut Short Stories), and…

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CRAFT @ AWP20 in SAT (in spirit only)

February 26, 2020

  Alongside The Masters Review & Frontier Poetry & Palette Poetry, we’ve made the decision not to attend AWP in San Antonio. We will keep this page updated when we learn of events featuring contributors & friends of CRAFT!       Many…

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2019 Nominations

October 7, 2019

  For the 2019 Best of the Net This anthology promotes the diverse and ever-growing collection of voices who are publishing their work online and serves to bring greater respect to an innovative and continually expanding medium. “Ricochet” by Paul…

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TV Adaptations We Love

May 23, 2019

Game of Thrones ending got you down? Get back on the horse with some of our favorite book-to-TV adaptations. This is a watch first, read later recommendation list, arranged in order of urgency. Binge on! Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale Binge…

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March 21, 2019

  Please stop by and visit our booth at AWP 2019 in Portland! Booth: 1056 Alongside The Masters Review & Frontier Poetry & Palette Poetry Meet editors & readers, win Powell’s gift cards, recharge with donuts Please keep up with us on Twitter @CraftLiterary and check…

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CRAFT Fiction by the Elements

January 29, 2019

Here’s a roundup of CRAFT short and flash fiction pieces that each exemplify a certain element. Don’t forget the Author’s Note that accompanies each piece, in which the writer considers an aspect of craft in their story. Character Check out…

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2018 Nominations

December 11, 2018

The CRAFT team of readers and editors is so delighted to share our 2018 nominations with you! For the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers: “Watershed” by Jack Noland The PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging…

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CRAFT Talks and Elements

August 30, 2018

Since we launched in October 2017, CRAFT has published quite a number of CRAFT Talks and CRAFT Elements on different topics. We’ve gathered them together here. Take some time this holiday weekend to read up on craft, as you prepare…

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CRAFT Fiction

July 4, 2018

Since we launched in October, CRAFT has published 23 stories. Take a reading break this holiday week and enjoy some wonderful short fiction. Be sure to read the Author’s Note that accompanies each of the stories: each writer considers an…

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