Toasted Cheese Literary Journal is published quarterly, in March, June, September and December.
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*Featured Writing is work selected for inclusion by a majority of the editors.
**An Editor's Pick is a piece that did not receive a majority vote, but that had the strong support of at least one editor.
Photo Credit: Kelly Bone
Waiting on Grandfather
Poetry by Jeff Bernstein
My Ex-Girlfriend Wouldn't Let Me Celebrate Halloween
Poetry by Ron Riekki
The Star Ferry
Poetry by Tim Suermondt
Poetry by Diane Webster
Flash Fiction by Julie Harthill Clayton
In the Books
Flash Fiction by Anna Moriarty Lev
Fiction by E. Branden Hart
Fiction by Brittany Michelson
Creative Non-Fiction by Melissa Leavitt
Creative Non-Fiction by Hannah Samuels
Three Cheers and a Tiger Writing Contest
Judged by Bellman
Topic: Write a mystery in which the
"There was an Old Man of New York"
Edward Lear limerick plays an important role.
Word range: 2,250–2,350
Gold: Derry's Down, Deary
by Alison Reeger Cook
Silver: Rare Books
by Ellen Wright
by Jen Julian
A Source of Innocent Merriment by Elisabeth Setzler
Mr. Oldman and His Magical Fork by Trevor Brunsink
Consonant Sounds for Fish Songs by Traci Chee
reviewed by Shelley Carpenter
One Night in Bridgeport by Mark Paxson
reviewed by Bob Zeanah
The Snark Zone: Letters from the Editors
by Stephanie "Baker" Lenz