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Announcing Big Other’s Best Small Fictions Nominations!


We are pleased to nominate the following fictions published in 2019 for inclusion in Sonder Press’s next Best Small Fictions anthology:

Osama Alomar’s “Explosions…Explosions”

Louis Armand’s “From Gagarin

Kim Chinquee’s “I Took One of Her Legs”

Lynn Crawford’s “Same Sky”

Peter Markus’s “This Boy’s Tongue”


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John Madera's fiction may be found in Conjunctions, Opium Magazine, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His criticism may be found in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, John Madera lives in New York City, where he runs Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.

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