The world of online writing and communication is on an exponential rise, and we want to be a part of it! In the weeks ahead, Flyway editors suggest some of their favorite reads from around the web. We’re on the lookout for stories worth reading by writers both known and unknown, epic and emerging.
Here it is: the first edition of the Flyway Weekly Web Rove for the week of October 8! Enjoy.
“A Gathering of Shades” / by: Peter Barrett (fiction in Drunken Boat)
Surrealist fiction about coming of age and the disappearances of ourselves when we become obsessed with another person.
“End Signs” / by: Jennifer Fenn (fiction in Fiddleblack)
Realist fiction with a menacing undertone about how the world may or may not end. Everyone loves the Apocalypse!
“Blind Spot“/ by Teju Cole (non-fiction in Granta)
If you are not following Teju Cole on Twitter yet, you should.
“The West” and “The Vanishing Breed!” by: Baxter Black (poetry in Precipitate)
Baxter Black is reclaiming the rhyming poem with edge and flair
“Portrait of My Parents Making Love as a Stomach Virus“/ by: Lauren Schmidt (poetry in The Bellevue Literary Review)
Poem about — well — see title, read poem.