The Chapbook Series 

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O:JA&L Pushcart Prize Nominees: 2018

O:JA&L Pushcart Prize Nominees: 2019

Something Else About Mary (Exclusive subscriber content)
(from WIP Not for Sunday School)
Flash Fiction by Kent Dixon

Flash Fiction: A Primer
A writer’s resource by Associate Editor Pamelyn Casto

Poetry: Three Essays on Craft
by O:JA&L Featured Writers

Ray-the Roo
Experimental Discourse by Associate Editor WJP Newnham

Horse: 4 Frames
Haibun by Associate Editor Jeff Streeby


Just Willie Please: Eight Flash Fiction Tales
A flash fiction sequence by Don Robishaw

The Imp of the Perverse: Edgar Allan Poe’s Misplaces Youth
An essay from a longer academic WIP by Anne Whitehouse

The First Annual O:JA&L Prize for Flash Discourse
Selected and with an Introduction by Associate Editor Pamelyn Casto
The 10 Best Flash Narratives 2017-2021

Here Comes Herodotus, Again!
Flash Discourse by Wayne Cresser

Where the Thin Winds Worry
Flash Discourse by Carolyn Mikulencak


Funny You Should Ask
Prose Poetry by Brad Rose

Hunger Pains
Flash Discourse by Mark Blickley

Comedy Hour
Poetry by Bruce Robinson

Delta Notes
Haiku by Jianqing Zheng

Scaring Crow
Haiku by Adjei Agyei-Baah

Dust and Rust
Haibun by Taofeek Ayeyemi

A Sweater for the Tayfel
Irish/English Haiku celebrating the art of Issachar Ber Ryback

Zen and the Art of House Painting
New and selected flash fiction by Wayne Scheer

The Buttonhook Press Masters Series: Brian Clements on Prose Poetry
With an Interview by Associate Editor Pamelyn Casto

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