August 28, 2014

Jancewicz and Randall at matchbook

Two writers in the last couple weeks at matchbook demand your attention.

Marriage by Anna Lea Jancewicz


Five Pieces by Jessy Randall

Both amazing and worth your time.

July 22, 2014


You might have noticed no new work yesterday at matchbook. Don’t worry, that’ll change! Expect new stuff on August 4th!

Also, we’ll be opening to submissions for a brief one week period! Starting very soon! Like in the next couple days! You have been warned!

July 7, 2014

Tatiana Ryckman and Jim Breslin!

Our last piece posted was by Jim Breslin, called Found Letter. Please do yourself a small favor and read it!

This week is a different ballgame by Tatiana Ryckman, an editor of The Austin Review. Her story Tetalita will be up for the next two weeks!

May 30, 2014

Wigleaf Top 50 2014

matchbook is proud to have two writers in Wigleaf’s Top 50!

Congratulations to Ruth Schiffman for her story Invisible and to Seth Simons for his story What the Ghost Said!

Two additional stories made the Long List! 

Congrats to Lauren Becker for her story What Morning Is and to Christy Crutchfield for her story The Archivist’s Mother!

May 30, 2014

Katie Hoffman at matchbook

Super great story up right now at matchbook by Katie Hoffman.

It’s called Hawks. Take a gander here.

May 12, 2014

Five at matchbook!

We must apologize for not updating sooner! Since our last post we have published five superb pieces and hope you will retroactively, and actively, check them out!

First up is our newest piece published just today!

Invisible by Katie Cortese

In case you missed them, these are the last few before Katie’s:

Socialites by Matt Runkle
Juice by Rachael Katz
The Unreturned by Jon Steinhagen
An Egg by Kiik A.K.

March 8, 2014

Homan and Bogle

In the last few weeks there have been two stellar pieces at matchbook.

First was Ann Bogle’s Robins. Short and amazing.

Up right now is a Brandi Homan’s Dear Darla. It is longer and amazing.

You are also amazing.

February 4, 2014

Jess Arndt at matchbook

A new longish story at matchbook went up yesterday. We think you’ll like it. It’s called Serape. Please do your thing you do with it.

January 20, 2014

Jennifer Pashley at matchbook!

A new and excellent piece up today called Hangovers.

We know about those, unfortunately, amirite?

January 7, 2014

Two things!

The snow and cold have overtaken us. 

We leave you then with two pieces. One from our last post and our newest.

The last was a great piece by Frances Badgett called Caught Among the Branches.

The other is our newest up right now by Sam Martone, entitled The Cave Where Your Father Dies.

We’ll stay home. Hope you will too.