Short Story Collections: Wild New Worlds of Wonder & Delight 

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2020 Newest Release on Flying Ketchup Press ® 

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WONDER   FEAR   DOUBT   REDEMPTION:  Voices in Short Story

2019 Anthology  Flying Ketchup Press ® 



New Voices in Short Story

The Goldilocks Zone is the part of a solar system that is suitable for life: not too hot, not too cold. Step into the boots, high heels, spurs, or flippers of unconventional travelers, those who disappear in the blink of an eye, who fight environmental disasters, hide secrets, believe in true love; those who are looking for a new home, and those who will never go home again. This collection features new voices in both fiction and non-fiction and amazing illustrator and professional "doodle-er" Hayley Patterson. Whether sci-fi, fantasy, or absolutely true, each one brings new worlds of wonder and delight. These new voices in short story find the zone for a surprising take on life. And every time, it’s just right. Illustrated by Hayley Patterson and Edited by Polly Alice McCann featuring authors: Alexandra Ames, R.L. Aseret, Amy Bernstein, Brian C. E. Buhl, M.W. Dreygon, Clementine Fraser, Rebecca May Hope, Sol Jacobs, Jerry McCann, Amanda Michelle Moon, Greg Moravec, and Ashley Reisinger. Read more...


kNew the Poetic Screenplay & kNew the Chapbook

Poet T.L. Sanders

kNew is a lyrical screenplay at the heart of open mic. Like jazz, T.L. Sanders' poetry is his affinity for sound. “Intense, gripping . . . a one-two punch . . . written in fire and delivered with thunder," writes reviewer Kelly Luck. These debut poems present Dr. James Dean, a quiet family man who goes back to Kansas City to mourn the death of a father he hardly knew. The Blue Room holds just another stage where anyone can spit some lyrics. But this night, a new vision awakes when a community grieves a prodigal father. Something new emerges in the hearts of those willing to speak their truth . . . and just who takes the stage might surprise you. Read more about Poet. T.L. Sanders on our kNew Story page or our blog

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Deep, Dark, Dangerous: New Short Fiction 2021 Anthology

Winners announced Nov 2019 for this short story collection will take readers deep into dystopian future water worlds, alien planets that look like home. Dive into the microbiology of alien moons, and into the dark recesses of the minds of warriors, deep space travelers, cyborg creatures, far off heights, and adventures of all kinds. Read more about illustrator Alex Eickhoff @eye-coughart here. 

Falling by Harrison Blackman

Second Chances by Victoria Shannon

Plastic Jesus by Judith Ets-Hokin

Levi’s Song by John Waterfall

The Red Wolf Incident by Natasha Reeves

Amir Moo by Ali Azar

Neptune’s Children by Brian Burt

James McClintock Was a Rational Man by Thomas Winningham III

Aeriel by Samantha Bolf

Europa Explorer by Martin Rothaemel

Don’t Want the World to Turn Without You—Mathilde Rybka

Mami Wata by Polly Alice 

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