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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Flashing the Square : Microfiction and Prose Poems
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'Here are tales of service station hold-ups, random violence in elevators, shark attacks and road fatalities. Complete narratives, with well-drawn characters and plotlines all in 200 words or less. There are short pieces about supermarkets, computers and dogfights - all packed with emotional punch. Some describe quiet but no less significant moments: a child colouring in, a seagull stealing a chip. Some show us the magic of quotidian life - on trains, buses and in backyard gardens and nature strips. We gave them a single blank square of paper to fill. They flashed it with political satire, memorable lines, mordant observations, flights of fancy and heartbreaking descriptions.' (Publication summary)


* Contents derived from the Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Spineless Wonders , 2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Hold-up Susan, Susan McCreery , single work short story (p. 21)
Turing Test Study Guide, Kirsten Tranter , single work prose (p. 23)
Tram 96 to St Kilda, Daniel Pilkington , single work prose (p. 25)
No, Hilary Hewitt , single work prose (p. 27)
City Circle, Mark Roberts , single work prose (p. 29)
Movements, Alana Hicks , single work prose (p. 31)
White Out, Christopher Ringrose , single work prose (p. 33)
Given, Joshua Maule , single work prose (p. 35)
Taken Michelle Wright, Michelle Wright , single work prose (p. 37)
Fritz Madeleine Baud, Madeleine Baud , single work prose (p. 39)
One Blue Eye, Caroline Reid , single work prose (p. 41)
Forest, Emily Clements , single work prose (p. 43)
The Last Hare, Irene Wilkie , single work prose (p. 45)
Seagull, Katelin Farnsworth , single work prose (p. 47)
Swan Season, Harriet Gaffney , single work prose (p. 49)
Listen, Tim Sinclair , single work prose (p. 51)
Proposal, Jenni Nixon , single work prose (p. 53)
My Past Is Shopping at Woolworths, Shady Cosgrove , single work prose (p. 55)
Marriage of Convenience, Julie Chevalier , single work prose (p. 57)
I Do, Ally Scale , single work prose (p. 59)

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