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Flash Fiction Contest

Sharpen your pencils! Killing the Angel is launching our first ever FLASH FICTION contest.

Flash fiction is extremely short fiction. For this contest, your word count should be… 118 more words


Welcome to Issue Three of Vending Machine Press

This issue we are proud to present, stories and poems from writers across the globe that explore the morbid longings and powerful mysteries, the destructive passions and glorious discoveries that make us who we are, and what propels us to write about our experiences, whether real or imagined, to prove to someone – anyone – that we are indeed truly alive. 74 more words

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Richie by Amy Scharmann

Listen to a reading of “Richie” by Amy Scharmann

Richie usually checked to see if I was awake before he practiced.  He liked that I had no knowledge or interest in piano.  1,307 more words


Milk Crates by Melanie Tague

Listen to a reading of “Milk Crates” by Melanie Tague.

I watched you once
sitting on the bench by the courthouse,
staring at the ground… 194 more words

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Turtle and Hare by Chloe Clark

Listen to a reading of “Turtle and Hare” by Chloe Clark.

If loss were a mathematical concept—
a subtraction, a division, a formula
for invisible numbers, then how… 279 more words

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Two Poems by Daniel Ford

the subway

On the metro today, Red line
between Metro and Union
I saw a girl

Who reminded me so much of you
I looked four times. 286 more words

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