Summer 2016: Citron Six

Letter from the Editor


On the first day of summer we bring you Citron Six, an expanded summer issue with six picks in each genre. Launched on the longest day of the year, this issue brings you lush stories about the complexity of summer. The writers in this issue travel across the nation by highway and train; they stop in cities, music venues, and cafes, and they come back home to live and love. These are stories, as Adrienne Rich wrote, that explore the wreck. These are stories that resurface with a new understanding.

In April there was so much joy at Citron when we published The Queer Issue. It’s now June. This month we celebrate Pride while at the same time we are mourning the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando that killed 49 people and wounded 53 more. All of this is with us on the first day of summer. We have a lot to explore as a nation.

On behalf of The Citron Review, we thank you as readers and writers for sharing your stories with us, and for listening to the stories of the contributing writers.

 

Angela M. Brommel
Editor
The Citron Review

 

Table of Contents

 

Rachael Levitt
Folds Micro Fiction
Claire Guyton
Waiting Micro Fiction
Claire Guyton
Unwritten Micro Fiction
Megan Cassidy
New License Micro Fiction
Zebulon Huset
Hanging in the Doorway Micro Fiction
Celeste Chan
City of Metallic Heat Micro Fiction
G. Evelyn Lampart
Fire Sale Flash Fiction
Shelley Senai
Sing It True Flash Fiction
Kate Vander Wiede
Close Like We Used to Be Flash Fiction
Kelsey Englert
Don’t Throw Away This Time Flash Fiction
Andrea Eberly
Tiny Whirlpools Flash Fiction
Babak Lakhomi
The Closet-Woman Flash Fiction
Estlin McPhee
Who Then Can Be Saved Creative Nonfiction
Kelsey Lueptow
Robot Doctor Creative Nonfiction
Amber Foster
Roy Creative Nonfiction
Liz Breazeale
Billboard Man Creative Nonfiction
Sarah Rosenthal
Snacktime Gastronomy Creative Nonfiction
Sarah Abbott
Passages Creative Nonfiction
Jim Daniels
The Miracle of Sacred Hearts Poetry
Jim Daniels
Secret History of Depression Gulch Poetry
Judith Cody Willie Nelson’s Guitar Poetry
Nate Pullman
How to Avoid Depression When Leaving Paddy’s Irish Pub Poetry
Jesse Breite
Lucille Poetry
Jesse Breite
Son House Poetry
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🍋10th Anniversary

Fall 2019 IssueSeptember 23rd, 2019
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The Summer 2019 Issue of the The Citron Review is brimming with amazing contributors. We want to thank them and hope you'll thank them too! Erik Moellering, Andrea Jurjević, David Galloway, Jennifer Metsker, Kendall Babl, Rogan Kelly, B.J. Best, Melanie McGee Bianchi, Emanuele Pettener, Thomas De Angelis, A. Grifa Ismaili, Julie Watson, Jill Chmelko, Kelle Schillaci Clarke, Phyllis Reilly, Elyse Giaimo, Anita Goveas, Mary Grimm, Carla Scarano D’Antonio, Megan Anning. #amreading #anonlinejournalofbriefliterature
Catch up with our managing editor @ericsteineger in the latest issue of Tinderbox Poetry Journal. #saturdayread #amreading #TheCitronreview #tinderboxpoetryjournal https://tinderboxpoetry.com/catching-up-with-tinderbox
In Citron’s 10th summer issue on this longest day in the sun we bring you stories of vulnerability and meaning. We also offer something new. As part of our 10th anniversary we have created Zest, a place for our editors to share essays, reviews, and other posts in between our four annual issues. Zest’s first feature is a review written by Managing Editor and Senior Poetry Editor @ericsteineger. You can find his review of @jerzypoet's debut chapbook, Demolition in the Tropics as the last item in our summer issue and on Zest’s page. It’s been an amazing ten years of stories. In September we will publish the fall issue as well as a look back at 10 years of The Citron Review. To our readers and contributors, thank you for being a part of our story. #CitronSix #CitronStories #Summer2019 #SummerIssue #TheCitronReview #cheersto10years #amreading #summersolstice #summerreading
"Immaculate" by Anne-Marie Hoeve takes us into the secret life of spoons in this carefully arranged micro fiction. https://citronreview.com/2019/03/20/immaculate/ #amreading #thecitronreview #spring2019
Christopher Rabley's "I Can See Her" is his second publication in The Citron Review and we join him in Taipei City for a most trying time. His first nonfiction story is from 2017, "Speak to Me". Please read them together, if you wish. https://citronreview.com/2019/03/20/i-can-see-her/ https://citronreview.com/2017/12/21/speak-to-me/ #amreading #thecitronreview #spring2019
We are expanding our team of editors. This fall marks our 10 year anniversary as a volunteer operated journal, and we look forward to another ten. We love what we do and hope that you will consider joining us. Send your inquiries to citronreview at gmail.com. Open until filled #TheCitronReview #amreading #CreativeNonfiction https://citronreview.com/

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