Volume 21, Issue 1

Volume 21, Issue 1 :: March 2021

Photo Credit: Jonathan Ooi/Flickr (CC-by-nc-nd)

Featured Writing

Five Poems
Poetry by Mandy Haggith

Poetry by Jenny Hockey

Three Poems
Poetry by W. Joseph O’Connell

Two Poems
Poetry by Liam Tait

Decades as Seasons
Poetry by DJ Tyrer

The Bittersweet Taste of Greek Honey
Flash by Gigi Papoulias

Root of Anxiety
Flash by Clara Schwarz

Tidy Cats Bahama Sunset Litter
Flash by Shelbi Tedeschi

Free Coffee
Fiction by Joey Dickerson

What Happens to the Atheists?
Fiction by Samyuktha Iyer

Editor’s Picks

Beaver’s Pick * Three Poems
Poetry by Jenny Hockey

Baker’s Pick * 1984 from Julia’s Perspective
Fiction by Mari Carlson

Broker’s Pick * The Reunion
Fiction by Allison Meldrum


Contest Winners

Dead of Winter Writing Contest
Judged by Baker & Billiard
Theme: Choice of Any Previous DoW Theme
Word Range: 1,000–5,000 words

First: The Cold Face of the Mountain
by Karen Sheard
Theme: Alaska

Second: A Guiding Light
by H.B. Bendt
Theme: The Haunted Lighthouse

Third: Carriers
by Matt Boyle
Theme: The Award

Honorable Mention:

“The Reborn” by Becca Yenser
Theme: Heart and Soul

“The Seagull” by Alex Grey
Theme: Nevertheless She Persisted



Candle-Ends: Reviews

Hinterland by L.M. Brown
Reviewed by Shelley Carpenter

The Reflection in a Glass Eye by Simon Perchick
Reviewed by Shelley Carpenter

Are you a TC author with a recently published book?
Let us know about it: reviews[at]toasted-cheese.com
Must be able to provide a PDF copy for review.


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