Passing the Bechdel Test isn’t necessary for writing a good story, nor does passing it mean you’ve automatically written a good one. But sometimes, it would be nice to read some stories that do pass. And that are good. So send us your best Bechdel-passing story for a chance to be featured in Euphony and […]Read More Spring 2021 Short Story Contest: The Bechdel Test Test
Joel Burcat is an environmental and energy lawyer working in Harrisburg, Pa, and a legally blind author. His story “Room 607” was published in Euphony Journal‘s Winter 2019 Issue. Amid Rage is the sequel to Burcat’s first novel Drink to Every Beast; however, to follow and enjoy Amid Rage, one doesn’t have to have necessarily […]Read More REVIEW: AMID RAGE BY JOEL BURCAT
Evening light ripped pink through the sky as Aisha ran up the hill with paint-splotched high tops that didn’t change from season to season. She made her way up the hill to the house overlooking the lake, half-expecting the blue tones of the house to fade, half-expecting the hill to be empty, like the old house withered […]Read More Prose: “The Box Left Behind” By Reema Saleh
It was an easy ba-da-bum joke
Not so much funny as clever
A bubble in my chest burst into a million
So they flew out my mouth like a swarm
of butterflies, monarchs flying […]
Rocky Kitchen, a dedicated bodybuilding trainee, had plenty of time to visualize his future chest development during the three hundred mile round trip he made from Vero Beach three times a week.
Several of our staff noticed […]
It’s terrible the sun has escaped.
We wait for it to come back,
to behave like a sun should,
keep us warm, grow our crops.
We freeze ourselves […]
Theoretically, if I were to put my hand against that tree
and kept it there for years and years, the bark
would continue to grow until it enveloped my hand
send leafy tendrils along my arms and under my flesh.
But if I were to stand here for a […]
Russell Jones is an Edinburgh-based poet, and the deputy editor of Shoreline of Infinity, a Scottish science-fiction magazine. Cocoon can be purchased online here. Around halfway through Cocoon, Russell Jones’s newest collection of poetry, sits “Pioneer,” a conceptual ekphrasis on the plaques currently slipping through space, miles per second, aboard the Pioneer probes. Cocoon as […]Read More REVIEW: Cocoon by Russell Jones
Oisín Breen is a Dublin-born poet, currently living in Edinburgh, where he works as a financial journalist and PhD candidate. Flowers, All Sorts in Blossom, Figs, Berries, and Fruits Forgotten can be purchased online here. Saint Patrick, they say, spoke with Oisín in the final days of the latter’s three hundred years of life. Patrick […]Read More REVIEW: FLOWERS, ALL SORTS IN BLOSSOM, FIGS, BERRIES, AND FRUITS FORGOTTEN BY OISÍN BREEN
Bored in quarantine? Tired of Zoom classes? Write a story in 20 words or fewer for a chance to win $20 in 2020.Read More UChicago Students: 20 for 20 for 20 Flash Fiction Contest