short fiction

Featured Work: The Greeter

“The Greeter” by Kathy Mirkin is today’s Featured Work. “The Greeter” is touching and thought provoking, the story of a woman who has to look beyond her grief and pain to form an unexpected connection during a difficult time in her life. This story first appeared in Chantwood Magazine Issue 16.

Featured Work: A Single Pearl

Today’s featured work comes to us from author Dawn Lo. “A Single Pearl” is a moving piece, one that deftly weaves the past and the present to give us a glimpse into how a single decision can change the course of a relationship forever. This short story first appeared in Chantwood Magazine Issue 16.

Featured Work: Prince Henrik the Fifth

“Eight years into the reign of King Henrik Quillian the Fourth of Prava, a golden, triangular ship descended from the heavens…” This glorious event was witnessed by the citizens of Ferruthe in this short story by Scott Hughes. Read the full story here! From Chantwood Magazine: Issue 14, now available on Kindle Newsstand.

What Editors Want You to Know

Have you ever wondered just what goes through the mind of literary magazine editors? Why some fiction pieces or poems are chosen and others aren't? Here's your chance to find out! Read about the seven things literary editors wish you knew.