Category Archives: Micro Fiction

  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. Sign of Life

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    December 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Sean Pravica   Her neighbor’s husband died. She knocked on the door. No answer. The house was two stories, …
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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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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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.
Thank you for sharing our 10th anniversary with us. What a citrus-y good year! #topnine2019 #topnine #bestnine2019 #bestnine #TheCitronReview #onlinejournal #briefliterature #cheersto10years #amreading #poetry #cnf #fiction

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