Typishly is an online literary journal publishing high quality short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers.
Evalyn Lee is a former CBS News producer currently living in London, England. Her broadcast work received an Emmy and numerous Writers Guild Awards. She produced television segments for 60 Minutes in New York and the BBC in London, and wrote for Dan Rather, Mike Wallace and Lesley Stahl while covering both Gulf Wars and many investigative pieces. She has interviewed writers including Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, Dick Francis and Margaret Atwood about their work.
- Read her poem: Farewell Street
Kate Hoyle is a poet and visual artist who lives in California. Her five poem series, On America, toured the US and South America on exhibit in U2’s Joshua Tree World Tour 2017. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, The AUDACITY and Handwritten.
- Read her poem: Survival Dreams of Birthday Cake
Kevin Healey is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of New Hampshire who writes about moral, ethical and religious aspects of digital culture. His essays have appeared in Salon, Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches, academic journals and books.
- Read his poem: Steam and Grind
Felicity Fenton is a designer and radio host in Portland, Oregon. Her multidisciplinary work (words, performance, installation) has been showcased in public and private spaces around the globe.
- Read her short story: You Should Be in the Movies
Akachi Obijiaku is a Nigerian poet who started writing poetry in 2017. She emigrated to England four years ago and holds an MSc from King’s College London. Her works are forthcoming or appearing in Underscore Review, The Inquisitive Eater, Abstract Magazine, Meniscus Literary Journal, The Basil O’Flaherty, Rising Phoenix Review, Scarlet Leaf Review, and Sentinel Literary Quarterly.
- Read her poem: The Pescetarian Who Didn’t Like Fish
Alexander Menachem is a Romaniote heritage poet based in Istanbul and New York. He works as an international arts and culture reporter currently producing a literary anthology of Judeo-Greek writing from antiquity to the contemporary titled Romaniote Literature. His travelogue to northwestern Greece, The Clouds of Ioannina, is forthcoming as a photobook.
- Read his poem: Before America
Taylor Portela is a poet, drag queen, and executive assistant who lives in Washington, D.C. You can find their work online at Potluck Magazine and on Instagram @BookOfTaylor16.
- Read their poem: $934,550.00
Linda McMullen is a peripatetic American diplomat often found in Africa or Asia. Her short stories will be appearing in Palaver, Enzo Publications, Temptation Press and Panoply.
- Read her short story: The Announcement
Yermiyahu Ahron Taub was honored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage as one of New York’s best emerging Jewish artists. He has been nominated four times for a Pushcart Prize and twice for a Best of the Net award. His short stories have appeared in Hamilton Stone Review, Jewish Fiction .net, The Jewish Literary Journal, Jewrotica, Penshaft: New Yiddish Writing, and Second Hand Stories Podcast.
- Read his story: Winter’s Firelight
Jonathan Byrd is a preacher’s kid. Gulf War veteran. Performing songwriter. Born on Friday the 13th, November 1970 in the Cape Fear Valley Hospital. Hoping to die someday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
- Read his poem: Rapid I Movement
Jerrice J. Baptist has authored eight books. Her poetry in Haitian Creole is featured on the Grammy Award winning album Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti. Her work has been published in So Spoke The Earth: Anthology of Women Writers of Haitian Descent, African Voices, Chronogram, Shambhala Times, and Crucible.
- Read her poem: What Do They Do With You?
M. Ann Reed is a contemplative scholar, poet, Chinese calligrapher-brush painter and professor of English Literature and Theory of Knowledge. She has taught in Malaysia, Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and China. Her postdoctoral research studies the mending arts of Early Modern English and Contemporary Poetry. Her Chinese calligraphy and brush paintings have been exhibited in Portland, Oregon and at the Shenzhen Fine Arts Museum in China.
- Read her poem: My Father’s Self-Portraits
Jeff Fleischer is a Chicago-based author, journalist and editor. He has been published in Mother Jones, the New Republic, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, Mental_Floss, National Geographic Traveler and dozens of other local, national and international publications. His fiction has appeared in the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal, Shenandoah, the Saturday Evening Post and So It Goes by the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library.
- Read his short story: Guaranteed Age
Matt Soson lives in Los Angeles, California, where he is a writer and director of theatre and film. He holds a degree in Directing from the UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television. Matt is interested in fantasy, science fiction, cinema veritae, dark comedy, magical realism, and absurdism.
- Read his poem: Hanging Low My Sugar Fists
Avi Prager is a disabled queer trans dude poet who lives in Seattle. He is an art school dropout originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. Avi likes to read, write, and talk about disability and hope, and is just starting to share his voice and his poetry with the world outside his living room.
- Read his poem: Hum
Cordelia Hanemann is a writer and artist in Raleigh, North Carolina, who has lived in Japan and London. She holds a PhD from LSU with a dissertation on the language of contemporary poetry and is working on a first novel about her roots in Cajun Louisiana.
- Read her poem: Romance of a Still Life
NEW AND RECOMMENDED
Peter Lynch is a writer to watch. Peter lives in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, where he works in demolition and writes when he can. He is an exceptional talent.
Steve Biersdorf is a keen observer of overlooked details who has a special fascination with airports and business travel, inspired by personal experience. He reads absurdist fiction and has been published in e-zines and literary press magazines.
- Read his short story: Connecting
We’re open for submissions
Typishly welcomes submissions from established and emerging writers of short fiction and poetry. Visit our Submissions page. If you like a challenge, be sure to check out our on-going Creative Challenge series.
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