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New Year, Reach-for-the-Stars News from Flying Ketchup Press

Updated: Aug 29, 2022

Recently our debut solo short fiction collection was given five stars and made the "Best Reviewed Books" list from IndieReader.

Our newest release JoAnneh Nagler’s Stay with Me, Wisconsin in being released this January 2022—just a few weeks away. You can preorder online at Barnes and Noble or Kindle! Read the Review Here! Coyote Point Press is the literary fiction imprint of Flying Ketchup Press, publishing short stories of the highest caliber.

Nagler explores inner landscapes, offering insight and prose luminous in embracing pain as well as love…Stirring are the raw, realistic struggles of protagonists like Claire Rose, who is trying to find a way to survive devastating cruelty, or Delbert of Green Leaf, stunned by a double loss. Tender and encompassing, with distinct, full-bodied characters learning to become adults, the world of Stay with Me, Wisconsin is one readers will embrace.

—Blue Ink Review

Richly drawn characters find themselves in provocative and complex situations in this collection of modern short stories built around the drive we all have to connect. A lush, textured, unforgettable dive into life.

—Holly Brady, former director,

Stanford University Publishing Courses

"Short stories have that power. To help us get through and find the beauty in being human." JoAnneh Nagler


Congrats to our 2021 Poet in Residence Hasna Sal for her poems being selected to represent 2021 on Artspeak Radio.

Her book "Poems in Glass" is now available on Amazon. Her glass sculpture featured in her book with Flying Ketchup Press will be featured at the Kansas City Museum. Look out for her upcoming story in Studio KC Magazine and her recent review in Flatland. Listen to her speak more about her work here.


Thanks to our editors Beth Gulley and Polly Alice today began laying out our long time coming anthology of poetry and short fiction from 2020. Despite set backs due to Covid, this is a beautiful book, full and masterful. We can't wait to share it with you! We will have more news on the launch soon! If you'd like to read at an online celebration of poetry and fiction, let us know!

We've been out of the office for several weeks since we moved locations, but we are back and look forward to catching up with all of you! Happy New Year. Keep writing. Your voice is important!


Flying Ketchup Press ® grassroots and artist-run, we are a trademarked small press in Kansas City founded in 2018 to champion new and diverse voices in short fiction and poetry. Our dream is to salvage lost treasure troves of written and illustrated work-- to create worlds of wonder and delight; to share stories.

Maybe yours.

You can find us at Home | Flying Ketchup Press

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