Category Archives: Micro Fiction

  1. 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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  2. I Try to Get Out of the Way So the Soul May Draw Near

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Mary Morris   But I keep tripping on steps in the earth, get lost in my mother’s skirts, and …
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  3. Swirling Debris

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Tisha Marie Reichle-Aguilera   She stands on the corner, only one young man next to her. His headphone bass …
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  4. Curious

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Frances Gapper   Your domestic set-up’s a tight trinity: you, housekeeper Jane and spider Mabelene. Clever with investments, you’re …
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  5. 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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  6. It Comes in Waves

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Erica S. Arkin   As he rowed out past the breakers, Papa told me fishing would soothe him the …
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  7. The Charcoal Maker

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Heather Bourbeau   The irony was not lost—the conservationist become charcoal maker. He knew more than anyone the value …
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  8. Child’s Play

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    June 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Megan Anning   Sparrows flutter in the dirt, ruffling their wings, swishing dust about. Theresa watches nearby. Theresa loves …
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  9. Black Ice

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    March 20, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Christine Baerbock   There’s a woman who prays, lips on knuckles, for her children, her husband. She does it …
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  10. Spring Wedding

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    March 20, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Helen Chambers   We marry in a blur of froth; Queen Anne’s lace dancing our tune, and unfurling fiddle-heads …
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Mushrooms

🍋10th Anniversary

Fall 2019 IssueSeptember 23rd, 2019
Cheers to 10 great years!

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Fiction Editor JR Walsh luxuriates in micros shaken and most definitely stirred. https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/notes-on-the-micro-fiction-selections/ #amreading #microfiction
Grab a two foot scrap of wood and step up to home plate with Ronald Hartley in "Batting Stones." https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/batting-stones/ Hartley's stories have been published by Sky Island Journal, Literary Juice, After the Pause, Gravel Magazine and Mobius: The Journal for Social Change. #amreading #flashfiction
We're reading for our Winter Issue, but a deadline is coming soon. Please consider submitting your best poetry, flash, and micros before December 1. Our editors will continue reading creative nonfiction through the new year, but we'd love to see your excellent work even sooner. https://citronreview.com/submission/ #TheCitronReview #onlinejournal #briefliterature #celebratingtheshortform #cheersto10years #Citron10 #callforsubmissions #poetry #cnf #fiction
Marissa Hoffman's creative nonfiction covers the directions that a life may take in "A Route Plan From Dad to Dad." https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/a-route-plan-from-dad-to-dad/ #amreading #flashcnf Marissa Hoffman has published FlashBack Fiction, Bending Genres, and The Drabble. She is a fiction reader for Atticus Review.
Managing Editor Eric Steineger illuminates ten years of Citron Poetry. https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/notes-on-the-poetry-selections-12/
When raising children is like "Fighting with God," Jennifer Woodworth dives into each poetic moment. https://citronreview.com/2019/09/23/fighting-with-god/ Jennifer Woodworth is the author of the chapbook, How I Kiss Her Turning Head (Monkey Puzzle Press.) Her writing has appeared in Bending Genres Journal, The Eastern Iowa Review, Star 82 Review, among others. Her blog is fishclamor.com. #amreading #poetry

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