Toasted Cheese 15:2

The June 2015 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by Carl Boon, Wayne F. Burke, Natasha S. Garnett, Lowell Jaeger, Erren Geraud Kelly & Kristina Spear; flash by Gretchen L. Dietz, Windy Lynn Harris, Jenny Irizary, Dorothy Mahoney & Roger McKnight; fiction by Rebecca T. Florisson, Louisa Adjoa Parker, Nancy Nau Sullivan & Bonnie Thompson; and creative nonfiction by Ron Riekki.

TC 15:2 also includes the Spring Three Cheers and a Tiger Writing Contest winning stories by Sarah R. Clayville, Urvashi Bohra & Tara Kenway.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews The Scholar,The Sphinx, and the Fang of Fenrir by A.R. Cook, A.R. Cook reviews Thirty Seconds by Heather MacPherson and Salvatore Marici reviews Temporary Champions by Darren C. Demaree.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Stephanie “Baker” Lenz.

The cover image is by Kimberly Appels, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

Congratulations to all. Happy reading!

Toasted Cheese 15:1

The March 2015 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by Holly Day, John Grey & Anne Britting Oleson; flash by Jill Boyles, Bradley Sides & Christopher T. White and fiction by Louis M. Abbey, Arika Elizenberry, Lane Kareska, Daniel Nazer, Marlene Olin, Jonathan Pauls & Tony Press.

TC 15:1 also includes the 2014 Dead of Winter Writing Contest winning stories by Erin McDougall, John Howe & Amelia Diamond.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews The Lightning Dreamer by Margarita Engle & Work to Do by Bob Zeanah and A.R. Cook reviews Swish Swirl & Sniff by Salvatore Marici.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Stephanie “Baker” Lenz & Theryn “Beaver” Fleming.

The cover image is by Benny’s Chop House, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

Congratulations to all. Happy reading!

Toasted Cheese 14:4

The December 2014 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by Karen Bayly, Nabin Kumar Chhetri, Dave DeWitt Fulton, Paul Hostovsky, Dario Jimenez, Greg Moglia, Sanchari Sur & Shari Winslow and fiction by Erin Charvet, Max Dunbar, Eileen Gonzalez, Kyle Manning, Laura Marie & Lisa Sagrati.

TC 14:4 also includes the Fall 2014 Three Cheers and a Tiger Writing Contest winning stories by Jill Spencer, Amelia Diamond & Alexander Pawlowski.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews Drops on the Water by Eric G. Müller & Matthew Zanoni Müller.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Stephanie “Baker” Lenz.

The cover image is by Juliet Culver, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

Congratulations to all. Happy reading!

Toasted Cheese 14:3

The September 2014 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by Mariel Alonzo, Sandra Fees, Dovile Mark, Karen Powell, Katia Raina & Graham WW Young; flash by Rori Leigh Hoatlin, Tim Love & Gretchen Tessmer and fiction by Judy Darley, Jack Herbert & Clare Kane.

TC 14:3 also includes the 2014 A Midsummer Tale Writing Contest winning stories by Krista Varela, Alexander Drost & Eric E. Wallace.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews Out of Dublin by Ethel Rohan.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Theryn “Beaver” Fleming.

The cover image is by jeffreyw, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

Congratulations to all. Happy reading!

Toasted Cheese 14:2

The June 2014 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by Jim Daniels, Holly Day, Ryan Quinn Flanagan, Pat Hanahoe-Dosch, Natasha Kochicheril Moni, Marc Pietrzykowski & Robert Lavett Smith; flash by M.J. Walsh; fiction by Deborah Bazalgette, Anna Chieppa, Simone Davy, Sara Siegel & Eric E. Wallace and creative nonfiction by Pamela Scott.

TC 14:2 also includes the Spring 2014 Three Cheers and a Tiger Writing Contest winning stories by Lou Nell Gerard, Carole Mertz & D. Staats.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews Train Shots by Vanessa Blakeslee.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Theryn “Beaver” Fleming.

The cover image is by Beej Jorgensen, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

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Toasted Cheese 14:1

The March 2014 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by April Michelle Bratten, Kathryn Jacobs, Erren Geraud Kelly, Marisa Marinelli & John Roth; flash by Rick Bailey & Rupprecht Mayer and fiction by Skye Allen, Terry Barca, Eileen Gonzalez & Tony Press.

TC 14:1 also includes the 2013 Dead of Winter Writing Contest winning stories by J. Chad Kebrdle, Lynn Bauman-Milner & Stephen Lawson.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews As We Refer to Our Bodies by Darren C. Demaree.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Theryn “Beaver” Fleming.

The cover image is by Alpha/avlxyz, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

Congratulations to all. Happy reading!


p.s. This issue also brings the biggest behind-the-scenes changes since TC began—we’ve moved the entire journal to WordPress. If you happen to notice any glitches, we’d appreciate it if you pointed them out. You can use this form. Thanks! We hope you enjoy the updated site.

Fiction + Creative Nonfiction: 2013 Recap

As we close out the year, a look back at the fiction and creative nonfiction published in Toasted Cheese in 2013:

Fiction


Creative Nonfiction

Toasted Cheese 13:4

The December 2013 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by Katherine Botsis, Brett Busang, Ana Maria Caballero, Jared Carter, Cindy Clarke, Lisa Parry & Diane Webster; flash fiction by Cezarija Abartis, Bill Gaythwaite & Melissa Reddish; fiction by SJ Bradley, Cheryl Diane Kidder, Heidi Vornbrock Roosa & Ralph Uttaro; and creative non-fiction by HC Hsu.

TC 13:4 also includes the Fall 2013 Three Cheers and a Tiger Writing Contest winning stories by Cheryl Clark, Kate Lansky & Lorraine Nelson.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews The Beautiful Land by Alan Averill & Watching Horsepats Feed the Roses by Caroline England.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Theryn “Beaver” Fleming.

The cover image is by Brad Proudlove, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

Congratulations to all. Happy reading!

Toasted Cheese 13:3

The September 2013 issue of Toasted Cheese features poetry by Darren C. Demaree, Marchell Dyon, Tyrek Greene, Sean Lause, D.C. Lynn & Joan McNerney; flash fiction by Jamie Burke, Sarah Clayville & Andy Cochran; fiction by Bea Chang, Hall Jameson, Jay O’Shea, Julianne Pachico & Alex Shishin; and creative non-fiction by Susan Lago.

TC 13:3 also includes the 2013 A Midsummer Tale Writing Contest winning stories by HC Hsu, Chris DeWildt & Pauline Wiles.

At Candle-Ends, Shelley Carpenter reviews The Tiger’s Wedding by James Dante & The Scholar, the Sphinx and the Shades of Nyx by A.R. Cook and Erin Bellavia reviews Chimes at Midnight by Seanan McGuire.

This issue’s Snark Zone is by Theryn “Beaver” Fleming.

The cover image is by Alyson Hurt, with additional photos by photographers around the world, all of whom have generously made their work available for use under Creative Commons licenses. Please click through and check out their photostreams.

Congratulations to all. Happy reading!