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Christopher Allen is the author of the flash fiction collection Other Household Toxins (Matter Press) and Conversations with S. Teri O'Type (a Satire). Allen is a multiple nominee for the Pushcart Anthology, Best of the Net, storySouth's Millions Award and The Best Small Fictions, He has garnered acclaim from Glimmer Train, Indiana Review, Ginosko Literary Journal, Exeter Writers, Literal Latté, The Best Small Fictions and many others. Allen lives in Germany and is the managing editor of SmokeLong Quarterly.


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Christopher Allen I do something else. The chance observation is often a path back into writing.
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Thank you so much to the editors of Longleaf Review for believing in my story, "Blood Brother." The blood-red lake they've chosen as the background art is perfect. Check out the 28 other pieces in the issue.

There's so much going on in this brief piece of fiction. With 911 right there in the middle of it, it appears more and more to me that I am again telling a story about an irreparable rip in... Read more of this blog post »
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Christopher Allen A fan of literary romance? Stop by I Must Be Off! to read my interview with Kimberly Menozzi, author of Ask me if I'm Happy and Alternate Rialto.

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Heidi You need to post your book(s) on here... so people can post them and share them. :)

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