Storm Cellar #10.1 Out Now!

It’s here and here it is — and merry darn turning of the calendar to you!

Storm Cellar Vol. X No. 1, winter 2021, nicknamed “Ruling Passion” → click for the delicious print and ebook editions. Pub date today 12/30/21.

Contents:

2021 FORCE MAJEURE FLASH CONTEST
1st Prize: Serrina Zou – Bái Chī
2nd Prize: Justine Teu – The Water Cycle
2nd Prize: Sherrel McLafferty – Can Elizabeth Bishop Relate?
Honorable Mention: Jax Connelly – An Incomplete Inventory of What Once Belonged to My Mother
Honorable Mention: Erica Frederick – Praisesong for Fornication
Honorable Mention: S. Erin Batiste – Congratulations, You’re Approved! We Are Pleased to Welcome You to Your New Habitation!

FICTION
Kevin Serrano Echevarría – א (Infinite Sets)
Sophie Hoss – Coney Island Sphinx
Vincent James Perrone – Moon, PA

FLASH
Kate Garklavs – Letter
S. S. Mandani – A Tentacle of Night
Edward Columbia – Full-Service Station
Luke Rolfes – Human Resources
Capella Parrish – Point Reyes Station
S.D.S. – Des Moines

POETRY
Rebecca Pelky – Kikátohkáq
Moira Walsh – Written in a thunderstorm
Caroline Taylor – Winepress
Kristi Maxwell – Totoaba
Natasha Sharma – Broken Fronds
Micah Daniel McCrotty – Finishing Mud
Terry Belew – Detours
Meg Johnson – Mostly, I’m a Menace
Mira Martin-Parker – Ancestor.com

IMAGES
CJ Nye – Cueva de la Pileta
Martins Deep – Focus
Lisa Monique Hauck – Wolf Dreams
Arinze Ndieli – Ihe 
Elder Gideon – A River Flows Through Eden
Sarah Kimmel – Detroit Ultraviolence
Zhongwen Hu – Man with pigeons
Rebecca Ledbetter – The World Is Too Quiet (cover)
Scott Brennan – Waterfall, Brooklyn, New York, 2021 (back cover)

PLUS Rejected: True Crime Documentaries  

Faiz Ahmad: The Apartment

Be observed, or don’t, but be aware of the space and the time of the clock, Reader, with this poem by Faiz Ahmad, “The Apartment“:

This poem originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Daniel Uncapher: Logic Puzzles

Exam szn, kiddos, so let’s get in! And by that we mean help us get out of this maze. here are Daniel Uncapher’s excellent flash “Logic Puzzles“:

These flash originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Bex Saunders: That Sinking Feeling

The mood might be S.A.D. or it might be bright with glad yule fires, it could be anything, really, if we put a sale sticker on it, but today we have that one true face to face up to, as perfectly captured by Bex Saunders’ [>>] That Sinking Feeling:

This photo originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Carley Gomez: Everything That Fits in a Tote

The public square is where we are most hidden, Reader, and when we are most ourselves. So let that guide us as we carry our shit on home with Carley Gomez’s [>>] “Everything That Fits in a Tote“:

This story originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!