Category: Et Cetera

Welcome!

In addition to our new format, here’s what else to look out for in 2018: The winners of our first (hopefully annual) flash fiction contest, the Show Us Your Short-Shorts Editors’ Prize, will be announced January 15. The Spring Issue will be published in April. The Fall Issue will […]

Pushcart Prize nominees

The Flexible Persona is proud to nominate the following six pieces for the Pushcart Prize: “Ducks” by Mark Jacobs (Fall 2017) | Fiction “Greyhound People” by Amber Parker (Fall 2017) | CNF “However Innocently, However Unwittingly” by Robert McKean (Spring 2017) | Fiction “IUD Insertion” by Daryl Sznyter (Fall […]

Shelf Check: Inked Imagination.

Months back, we asked which novels you were currently reading. Here’s one from the archive on which both a reader/past contributor and editor commented. And congratulations to George Saunders on winning this year’s Man Booker Prize.   Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders  “An insightful, humorous commentary on human nature. Each […]

Shelf Check: A Short Story

We asked (again). You answered (again). In honor of short story master O. Henry, we have created free ePub versions of both “The Last Leaf” and “The Ransom of Red Chief” for you to read. We have also included links to Maeve Brennan’s “Christmas Eve” and Roddy Doyle’s “Bullfighting,” both originally […]