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Killer Flash

4 May

Kill your darlings.

I

What We Find in the Guts of the Bodies
that the River Gives Us

by Philip Webb Gregg

II

What I Am Now

by Alex Sobel

III

Animal Control

by S.E. Casey

 

IV

Grief and Gravity

by Barlow Adams

V

Bird’s Eye View

by Kathryn Burkett

VI

Philosophy of Black Holes and Time Warps

by R.Gene Turchin

VII

Mama Always Said

by Roni Slye

VIII

Baa Baa Black Sheep

by Tyler Dunning

IX

Incandescence 

by Tom Weller

X

This House a Home

by Levi Krain

Volume 8, Issue 18

6 Apr

Just wait till you get an eyeful of Issue 8.18. 

This issue features a murderous mushroom cult, the return of a dead son, and sinister odors.

Less than two weeks left until Killer Flash contest soft deadline, so get those death-themed entries turned in. And our annual poetry contest will be gearing up soon, so keep an eye out for details on that.

 

Rainbow, Fungus, Rainbow

by Liam Johnson

The Ouroboros

by Bleriana Myftiu

The Outing 

by Suzanne Farrell Smith

Volume 8, Issue 17

22 Mar

 

Issue 8.17 has a few screws loose.

This go-round we’ve got super-powered transmogrification, ponderous bathers, and sinister raccoons.

Less than a month left until our Killer Flash contest soft deadline, so get crackin’ on your death-themed entries.

The Hero’s Shadow

by Emily Livingstone

Fat Man

by John Holland

Variation on Genesis: The Temptation of Eve

by Carl Napolitano

Volume 8, Issue 16

2 Mar

Issue 8.16 is fun for the whole family! (Just add water.)

This issue features apocalyptic anthills, eel-infested dresses, and disgruntled junkyard employees shooting fireworks at birds. 

We’ve also got our Killer Flash contest up and running at full steam. So send us a death-themed entry if you know what’s good for you.

Bottle Rockets

by Lawrence Morgan

A Taste for It 

by Caralyn Davis

Sleepwalker

by Katrina Dessavre

 

Flash Hero

3 Feb

“We can be heroes, just for one day.” – David Bowie

I

Story of a Witch

by R.A. Matteson

II

Breaking the Chain

by Faith Currie

III

Superhero, Hollywood USA

by Heidi Sterling

 

IV

A Piece of Work (At First Manassas)

by Peter Parsons

V

Hiro

by Nancy Dassy

VI

Footsteps 

by Aj Jones

VII

Let Me Tell You About Helen

by Lisa Beebe

VIII

The Magician Invents Fire

by Bailey Bridgewater

IX

Tiresias in Manhattan

by Jim Nawrocki

X

Company Man

by Christina Dalcher

Volume 8, Issue 14

12 Jan

Issue 8.14 will hit you between the eyes.

This issue features grave-robbing fathers, finger-biting ice picks, and Funzone purgatories. 

In other news, our Flash Hero contest will be wrapping up at the end of the month. Soft deadline is January 20th, so get those entries turned in. And our third-annual Prize Winners Anthology has recently been released! Grab it while it’s hot. 

A Cry from the Ball Pit

by Samuel J. Adams

Grave Goods

by Bayveen O’Connell

Delicate Labor

by Marvin Shackelford

Flash Monster 2017

31 Oct

This is Halloween.

I

Moist

by Erin O’Shea

II

Full Custody

by Latifa Ayad

III

Goop

by Chris Milam

 

IV

Yetimaker

by Michael Carter

V

This Thing of Darkness, I

by Philip Webb Gregg

VI

I Had a Boneyard in the Dakotas

by Michael Carter

VII

A Warning from the Wood

by Madeleine Ebacher

VIII

The Arms

by Jennifer Lynn Kohn

IX

Comeviatorum

by Emily Livingstone

X

Cut Carve Slice

by Andrew Bourelle