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Inch

Inch is a magazine devoted to bringing you the smallest poems and the shortest fiction in a tiny package. This eight-page, 5.5″ x 4.25″ beauty ships every three months (give or take), and each issue is only a buck. The print run issues 1-20 was 250; for issues 21 and up, the print run is 350.

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The Current Issue

Inch #33 – Winter 2017

Poetry
Nora Boxer – “Olympos, Turkey”
Philip Kobylarz – “Luberon”
Victoria McArtor – “Dessert”

Prose
Maggie Cooper – “The Cure”
Brian Phillip Whalen – “Men”

Back Issues

Inch #32 – Fall 2016

Fiction
Michael Parker – “Medicine Girl”
Maddy Raskulinecz – “Little Hungers”

Inch #31 – Summer 2016

Poetry
Ellen C. Bush – “Wasps”
Abi Pollokoff – “Out of Pebbles”

Prose
Cameron Quincy Todd – “We Are All Relatively Safe Here”

 

Inch #30 – Winter 2016

Poetry
Anna Bernstein – “Venous”

Prose
Nick Admussen – “Parable of the Rotary Phone”
Landon Godfrey – “Husband”
Fred Muratori – “Meat”

Inch #29 – Summer 2015

Poetry
Elton Glaser – “Attuned” “Invitation in the French Mode”
Forrest Hamer – “Saying It Would Steal Spirit”
Susan Hutton – “X”
Pramila Venkateswaran – “Definition”
Ann Volin – “Drilling in North Dakota”
Gary J. Whitehead – “Precipitation”

Inch #28 – Spring 2015

Fiction
Amy Weldon – “Wrestling the Angel”

Poetry
Joshua Coben – “Ellipsis”
Michael McFee – “Scan: Stage 4,” “Oh God,” and “Buried”
Kimberly O’Connor – “Dear Despair”

Inch #27 – Winter 2014

Double-sized spectacular!

Fiction
Linda Nemec Foster – “The Maid from the Hotel in Bialystok”
Julia Ridley Smith – “The Lady with the Double Stroller”
Stefen Styrsky – “The Kid”

Poetry
Ashaki M. Jackson – “The Body Revivified with Living Artifacts”
Owen Lewis – “Bouquet for My Father”
Nathan McClain – “The Fortress of Solitude” and “Hide and Seek”
Matthew Olzmann – “Letter to a Bridge Made of Rope”

Inch #26 – Fall 2014

Fiction
Glenn Shaheen – “Degrees”
Luke Wortley – “Open Season”

Poetry
Vievee Francis – “Dark Cradle” and “Shut Down the Muse”
José Edmundo Ocampo Reyes – “The Moment Dance Ends” and “Emend Nascent Method”

Inch #25 – Summer 2014

Fiction
Halina Duraj – “Reading The Odyssey at the Original Pancake House, Salt Lake City”

Poetry
Rachel Richardson – “Theory of Desire: The Essex”
Jessica Smith – “I Still Make it to School, Mostly” and “My Mother Tries to Walk Down the Stairs”

Inch #24 – Spring 2014

Fiction
Daniel Wallace – “Always”

Poetry
Rosalynde Vas Dias – “Navy Bean Teeth” and “Real Bird”

Inch #23 – Winter 2013

Fiction
Catherine Lewis – “Stringing Spiders”

Poetry
Emma Bolden – “We Find the Difference Between Having and Holding” and “You Were Always Polite”
Luke Hankins – “A Thought That’s Freeing”
Kimberly O’Connor – “Maps”
Michelle Peñaloza – “Operation”

Inch #22 – Fall 2013

Fiction
Joe Baumann – “Looking Glass”
Stace Budzko – “Today Begins My Fascination with Girls”
Sarah McCartt-Jackson – “Abyssal Plain”

Poetry
Al Maginnes – “Zero”
Michael Schmeltzer – “Portrait of My Father, Shirtless”

Inch #21 – Summer 2013

Fiction
Jaydn DeWald – “Overture”
Daniel Wallace – “Snow”

Poetry
Brandi Marks – “Another Orchid”

Inch #20 – Spring 2013

Fiction
Carmen Maria Machado – “Dating Men with Biblical Names”

Poetry
Stacey Balkun – “Louis Armstrong Speaks to the City”
Katherine DeBlassie – “Poema de Amor (14)”
Lee Sharkey – “Tiresias Tells It”
Celisa Steele – “Another Moon Poem”

Inch #19 – Winter 2012

Double-sized micro-memoir issue, edited by Robin Black!

Nonfiction
Tina Barry – “Bon Voyage”
Emma Bolden – “The Damage”
Meghan Dunn – “Missing One”
Tony Eprile – “Of Prison, The Constitutional Court, and a Typewriter”
Roxane Gay – “Alone Together”
Steven Wingate – “Richard Leakey Playing God in the Desert”

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Inch #18 – Summer 2012

Fiction
Randall Brown – “Empty”
Patrick Swaney – “Consignment”

Poetry
Heather Cousins – “October,” “Teeth”
Hannah Riddle – “The Beginning”
Emma Sovich – “Flying Fox”
Robert West – “A Blur”

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Inch #17 – Spring 2012

Double-sized spring poetry spectacular!

Poetry
Zena Cardman – “Truth Be Told” and “Growing Up in Mobius Strip”
Christina Cook – “Sea Shards”
Emily Kendal Frey & Sarah Bartlett – “When We Cross the Street a Big Feather Flies Off Your Feather Earrings”
Jenny George – “Doll”
Kathleen Ziesler Goldman – “El Niño”
G.L. Grey – “Jealousy”
Matthew Haughton – “Ox-Eyes”
Glenn Hollar – “Summer Fragments”
Rochelle Hurt – “In the Century of Mute Tongues” and “In the Century of New Skin”
Roger Pfingston – “Zoo”
David Roderick – “Dear Suburb”
Phillip B. Williams – “Trauma”

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Inch #16 – Fall 2011

Fiction
Ron Reikki – “I Saw God Once,” “From Now On I’ll Just Tell Them To Read This And Then I Don’t Have To Say It Anymore” and “When My Cousin Gets Drunk”

Poetry
Nickolas Butler – “Grenade”
Elisa Gabbert & Kathleen Rooney – “Tips For Increasing Productivity At Work”
Anthony Opal – “Wing Note”
Francis Raven – “Taxonomy”
Peter Schwartz – “Boredom & Resurrection”

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Inch #15 – Winter 2011

Fiction
Andrew Scott – “Lost Goods”

Poetry
Jasmine V. Bailey – “Calligraphy,” “Sometime Galatea”
Mike Puican – “Binge”

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Inch #14 – Summer 2010

Fiction
Clare Marie Myers – “Two Kinds of People”

Poetry
Maudelle Driskell – “Slingshot”
Colleen S. Harris – “The Post-Script She Doesn’t Write”
Peter Jay Shippy – “Boxing Clever”

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Inch #13 – Winter 2010

Double-sized fiction spectacular, guest-edited by Michael Martone!

Fiction
Denise Delgado – “Ready”
Diane D. Gillette – “The Rope”
Bruce Harris – “On the Ropes”
J.A. Tyler – “The Hawks”
Daniel Wallace – “How to Build a Coffin”
David Yost – “Soup”

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Inch #12 – Fall 2009

Poetry
Emily Kendal Frey – “Signal”
Hannah Gamble – “Women Writing About Sex”
Reb Livingston – “Diminished Prophecy 10.1”
Dave Lucas – “On Catholicism” and “On Film”
Matthew Olzmann – “The Days”
Samn Stockwell – “One Consolation for Monday,” “Our Common History,” and ” The Sale”

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Inch #11 – Summer 2009

Poetry
Betty Adcock – “Skinny Poem”
Jasmine V. Bailey – “Portrait of a Young Man”
Katerina Stoykova-Klemer – “Conversation Q” and “Conversation W”
Victoria Bosch Murray – “Prayer for Riding the Saco River”
Robert M. Wallace – “Sunlight on the River”
Donna Glee Williams – “Night Porch”

Fiction
Michael McFee – “BEWARE OF GOD”

Inch #10

Featuring poetry from Christopher Citro, Mary Leader, Muriel Nelson, Addie Tsai, and Michael Walsh. Fiction by Kevin Grauke.
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Inch #9

Featuring poetry from Emily Kendal Frey, George Higgins, Teresa Lee, and Greg Schwartz. Fiction by Shane Jones and Christopher Meades.
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Inch #8

Featuring poetry from DeLana R.A. Dameron, Zack Haber, Sarah Tuttle, Lafayette Wattles, and Robert West. Fiction by Michael Chitwood and Thomas Cooper.
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Inch #7

Featuring poetry from Sara Bauer, Justin Bigos, Craig Giandomenico, and John Ward Hocter. Fiction by Matthew Purdy.
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Inch #6

Featuring poetry from Emma Bolden, Clare L. Martin, Kevin McLellan, Tara Powell, and Peter Schwartz. Fiction by Edward Porter.
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Inch #5

Featuring poetry from Michael Chitwood, Philip Memmer, and Jillena Rose. Fiction by Philip McFee.
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Inch #4

Featuring poetry from Jeffery Beam, Sebastian Matthews, and Mischa Willett. Fiction by Michael McFee. Nonfiction by Cynthia Reeves.
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Inch #3

Our first all-poetry issue! Featuring poems by Emma Bolden, Eric Johnson, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Laura Li Ziegler, John P. Harmeling, Jonathan Greene, and Jennifer C. Manion.
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Inch #2

Featuring poetry from Michael Chitwood, Ginny Komenda, Chris Tonelli, Robert West, and Mark Yakich. Fiction by Philip McFee.
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Inch #1

Featuring poetry from Ellen C. Bush, Melissa Eleftherion, Michael McFee, Chris Tonelli, and Laura Li Ziegler. Fiction by Liliana V. Blum and Will Rodriguez, translated by Toshiya Kamei.
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