Dead Girl, Developing

Winner of the 2019
Fiction Contest

“I saved up sparks. I stored insults from the bridge girls, every leering face of every unzipped man on the bus. If you’d put a bulb in my hand I could have lit it up. And when I’d had enough for both of us, I exploded.”

Read T.M. De Vos’ story.

Our Flash Contest is open now through August 1st!

Send us your best 850 word stories for a chance to be named the winner by R.O. Kwon.

Pigeon Pages Interview
with Lisa Marie Basile

“Oh, just write and write and write. And read and read and listen. You will be rejected a lot (we all were). But you will be embraced, too.”

Read more from our interview with Lisa here.

Pigeon Pages Interview
with Diannely Antigua

“Stay true to your voice, lovelies. The right readers will find you.”

Read more from our interview with Diannely here.

Poems by
Madeleine Barnes
& Jeremy Radin

“I couldn’t blame the heat for its brutal rise, for melting every trace of ice. The fires felt right.”
-from “New York in June” by Madeleine Barnes

“My lover’s genitals are an orchard; my genitals, rain—no need to be uncomfortable; move closer to the poem.”
-from “Village” by Jeremy Radin

Read this week’s poems here.