THE BEST IN FICTION
WINTER FICTION 2022/23
FALL 2022 FICTION
SUMMER 2022 FICTION
L. Shapley Bassen
|An Artist’s Whore
|The Two Missing Words
|The Langauge of Flowers
Jennifer Lorene Ritenoir
|Hollywood, Guido Orlando, The Pope and The Mother
SPRING 2021 FICTION
He Left Early
Fall Fiction 2020
Summer Fiction 2020
|A Damsel in Bedlam
|Three New Names
|The Woman in the Window
|The Affair of the Bird
|The New Reality
|The Poet Ray Brown
Spring Fiction 2020
Nine new stories from nine talented writers.
Words May Set You Free – Marco Etheridge
Five Questions for Thomas Pynchon – Nathaniel Heely
Separated by Glass – Kailyn Kausen
The Walker – Martin Keaveney
The UMAMI Museum Field Trip – Cecilia Kennedy
Reflections – Regan Kilkenny
Smitten to Spitten – Madeline McEwen
The New Girl in Our Office – Deepti Nalavade Mahule
Assumptions – James Mulhern
Winter Fiction 2019-2020
Fall Fiction 2019
Summer Fiction 2019
Eight new stories from eight talented writers.
Spring Fiction 2019
Seven new stories from some very talented writers.
Winter Fiction 2018-19
Eight stories from eight writers of great talent.
Fall Fiction 2018
Six great stories from six great writers.
Summer Fiction 2o18
New Writing. New Writers. New Stories.
Spring Fiction 2o18
New Work. New Talent. New Visions.
Winter Fiction 2o17-18
Seven new works of fiction for the cool, dark season.
Fall Fiction 2o17
Amazing new work for the many colors of the season.
Summer Fiction 2o17
Great new work for the warmest of seasons.
Spring Fiction 2017
Nine pieces of fiction for the fresh new season.
Winter Fiction 2016-17
Spectacular new fiction for the season.
Fall Fiction 2016
Here are our new fiction writers for fall.
Please read every one of these unique stories by a talented group of writers.
Summer Fiction 2016
Here is our new selection of short stories for the summer issue.
Please take the time to read every one of these talented writers.
Spring Fiction 2016
Here is our new selection of short stories for the spring issue of The Writing Disorder.
This is a very talented group of writers. Please read each and every one.
WINTER FICTION 2015-16
Excellent 8. There are eight new fiction writers in our winter edition of The Writing Disorder.
The talent level in this group is exceptional. Please read on—and enjoy each and every story.
FALL FICTION 2015
Nine new writers and new stories in our fall edition of The Writing Disorder.
We admire the range and talent of this particular group, and look forward to reading more in the future.
So read on and enjoy the work — hopefully as much as we did.
SUMMER FICTION 2015
Here are nine new stories from a talented group of writers—some published here for the first time.
We admire each and every writer and look forward to reading more of their work in the future.
Hope you enjoy reading the work as much as we did.
SPRING FICTION 2015
Here are eleven impressive new stories from a very talented group of writers—
some published for the first time. We love these stories and look forward to
reading more in the future. Hope you enjoy the work as much as we did.
Anna Boorstin – Platform of Truth
Carmen Firan – The Boiler Man
James Gallant – Andrew the Vihuela-Player
Mitchell Grabois – Transparency, Angels, Rubber Crumbs
J Hudson – Ctrl + A
Evelyn Levine – Adult Jeans
Veronica O’Halloran – Van Hulse
Jon Fried – A Little Bit Closer to Water
John Tavares – Skinny Sister
Walter B. Thompson – The Roofer
Aaron Weiss – In the House
WINTER FICTION 2014-15
Here are ten exciting new stories from a group of very talented writers,
with some being published for the first time. We love discovering new writers
and look forward to reading more of their work. Hope you enjoy the work, too.
Jacqueline Berkman – Amino Algorithm
Charlie Brown – Venus Awaits
Lou Gaglia – The Waiting Game
John Oliver Hodges – Ethel’s Mountain
Clarissa Nemeth – The Claiborne Refuge Workbook
Robert O’Rourke – Date Night
Ninon Schubert – Day Three is the Hardest
Samantha Eliot Stier – Plugs
Suzanne Ushie – We Don’t Sweep at Night
Norman Waksler – The Tale of Mrs. Yetzik and Mr. Burt
FALL FICTION 2014
Featuring twelve great new stories from some very talented writers—
some published for the first time. We love to discover new writers
and help spread the word. Hope you enjoy the work as much as we did.
Jessie Aufiery – Diabolo Menthe
Bruno Barbosa – The Almond Trees
Aurora Brackett – The Room
Richard Hartshorn – Excavation of a Breathing Fossil
Suzanne Hyman – Ginger in the Soup
Anna Isaacson – The Transition Plan
Cheryl Diane Kidder – Objects in Limbo
Amita Murray – Marmite and Mango Chutney
Ellen Mulholland – Clothed in Flames, novel excerpt
Scott Stambach – Mr. Bertrand Avery, Owner of Todos Tempos
Joshua Sidley – Finished
SUMMER FICTION 2014
Featuring nine great new stories from a diverse group of writers—
some being published for the first time—
and others with a long resume of excellent work.
We hope you spend time with each and every one.