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Announcing Big Other‘s Nominations for Best Microfiction 2023!

We are pleased to nominate the following fictions for inclusion in Best Microfiction 2023:

Tina May Hall’s “The Extinction Museum #506: Home Pregnancy Test, c. early 2000s”

John Schertzer’s “Fangs and Fetishes” and “Dialectician’s Insomnia”


(Image: Dr. Andrea Tedeschi’s microphotograph of a murine sensory-motor cortex following mild traumatic brain injury in a transgenic mouse (expressing Thy1-GFP))

  • John Madera is the author of Nervosities (Anti-Oedipus Press, 2024). His other fiction is published in Conjunctions, Salt Hill, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His nonfiction is published 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, New York State Council on the Arts awardee John Madera lives in New York City, Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.

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