Category Archives: From the Editors

  1. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    December 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    A few weeks ago, my youngest said the greatest words he has ever uttered: “Mama, I want to read all …
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  2. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    December 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    No doubt you’ve heard of Newgrange in Ireland: for about 17 minutes, and only on the sunrise of the shortest …
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  3. Letter from Founding Editor

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    Shortly after completing my Masters coursework at Antioch University of Los Angeles in 2009, I found myself wondering, as many …
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  4. Notes on the Micro Fiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    With wet palms, overwhelming nausea, we drive blind to kingdom come. Stragglers are left beneath the beating sun. At an …
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  5. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    When I started an MFA at Antioch University in 2010, coming from the Midwest to Antioch was like going from …
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  6. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    As a creative nonfiction editor I have a very definite idea of what I’m looking for when I’m reading through …
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  7. Notes on the Flash Fiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    I do not remember a time in my life when I was not reading or writing. My mother claims that …
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  8. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    When I lived in Los Angeles (2003-2010), I lived in Santa Monica, nine blocks from the beach and a million …
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  9. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    Summer went by entirely too quickly for my family. As I write this, I am in disbelief that fall truly …
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  10. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    June 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    Recently, I was talking to someone in a mental health treatment program who felt afraid to share her truth because …
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Snow on brush in desert

IMAGE CREDIT: Jill Katherine Chmelko. Protest Road, Winter. 2019.

🍋Our Tenth Anniversary

 

    Cheers to ten years of celebrating the short form.

 

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DS Levy's Micro Fiction takes us to "Babyland" where nothing is as you might expect it. The Citron Review Winter Issue overflows with surprises! https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/babyland/ DS Levy's chapbook of flash fiction, @a_binary_heart, was published by @flpbooks.
Congratulations to Citron's Online/Fiction Editor Jr Walsh for his recent publication in Nunum's Winter 2019 Volume 2, Issue 4! #flashfiction #fiction #briefliterature #amreading #SundayRead #jrwalsh #yourfavoriteactor
Can you talk with animals? "The Soldier on the Mountain" just might have to. Come hike this #flashfiction odyssey from @BlerianaMyftiu with us. https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/the-soldier-on-the-mountain/ Bleriana Myftiu is from Tirana, Albania. She holds an MFA in Fiction from San Francisco State University and is a Fiction Reader for @atticusreview. Visit blerianamyftiu.com
Our first poem of 2020 comes from Richard Foerster in our New Winter Issue. https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/first-poem/ #amreading #poetry Foerster’s eighth collection is Boy on a Doorstep: New and Selected Poems (Tiger Bark Press, 2019)
Pacific Northwest writer @savannahslonewriter reminds us of our new year's resolutions in "i want to start a podcast but." https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/i-want-to-start-a-podcast-but/ Slone is the author of several books including the forthcoming An Exhalation of Dead Things (@clashbooks, 2021), Hearing the Underwater (@flpbooks, 2019) and This Body is My Own (@ghostcitypress, 2019)
Happy New Year to readers and contributors from @citronreview! Here's to 2020! Our Winter Issue is up at citronreview.com.

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