Short Reads-Kate Finegan, Tara Stallions Whitehead & Allie Marini

short reads by finegan, whitehead, and marini



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Two Flash & One Poem

This week, our short reads consist of the following:

A flash fiction piece by Kate Finegan that was first published in Gigantic Sequins, but can now be found at Fractured Lit.

A creative nonfiction piece called by Tara Stillions Whitehead that I first read when I was an assistant editor at Pithead Chapel and immediately loved.

A poem by Allie Marini that captures Florida so perfectly that you’ll feel as though you’re there and can feel the humidity on your skin.

Let us know which one is your favourite in the comments below.

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