Short stories in the genre Flash Fiction

Listing 157 stories.

When you live 55 miles from the nearest gas pump, no one can hear the screams.

A man in suburbia finds his neighbor nearly naked standing outside his kids' rooms. He begins to retaliate to prevent it from ever happening again.

In the first personal plural, a psychiatric ward patient describes their day-to-day routines and thoughts while their life slowly becomes easier.

An American continues to run into another American on their trips around Europe and the Mediterranean.

A grocer in desperate need of help enlists a lawyer to fix his problems, though he refuses to trust the lawyer enough to actually receive help.

An old man recalls how the death of King Kong caused him to lose someone he loved.

An overweight journalist navigates a strange friendship with a legendary writer and finds his life curiously entwined with one of the writer's students, a fiery young girl.

A man named Stein commits fraud then travels into the future to the day after the statute of limitations has expired. After the ensuing legal battle, the judge rules: "A niche in time saves Stein."

Fondly recalling memories at the motion picture theater, an old man blurs the lines between past and present.

Two cartographers reach a geographic boundary and discuss what they see.