Category Archives: SmokeLong Quarterly

>SmokeLong Quarterly Pushcart Nominations

>SmokeLong Quarterly is thrilled to announce its six nominations for the Pushcart Prize: “How 9) Strange” by Laird Hunt SLQ #19, December 2007“Taco Foot” by Jack Pendarvis SLQ #19, December 2007“Trestle” by Matt Briggs SLQ #20, March 2008“The Folk Singer … Continue reading

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>2009 Fish Fellowship applications now being accepted

>Applications for the 2009 Kathy Fish Fellowship ($500) are now being accepted. For more details, please see the announcement.

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>Top Ten Page Views for October 2008

>October’s Top Ten was absolutely dominated by content from the new issue. Almond and Bell were the only repeats from last month. And, if we look beyond the top ten, the next eight in page views were all from the … Continue reading

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>Submissions temporarily down

>To anyone who has tried to submit since October 30, you’ve probably noticed that you’ve gotten an error message. Our server was having issues on October 31 that took the whole site down, but got it fixed that same day. … Continue reading

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>stats for issue 21

>I’m going to break out the stats for issue twenty-one two different ways since issue twenty-two was so late going live. I’ll post one set of stats for what things would’ve looked like if 22 had come out on time … Continue reading

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>Top Ten Page Views for September 2008

>Well, Matt Bell owned the month of September, not only capturing the top spot with his most recent flash in SLQ, but also checking in at #8 for a flash published two years ago. You go, Matt! 1. (2) The … Continue reading

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>Issue 22 is live

>Well, it’s incredibly late (which is entirely my fault), but issue 21 is finally live! Check it out: Issue Twenty-Two (October 2, 2008): Innocence, Briefly by Jenny Arnold «» Tapioca O’s by Natalie DeClerck «» How Anything Got Done by … Continue reading

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>Top Ten Page Views for August 2008

>August’s top ten is a great example of why I’m such a huge fan of publishing online versus print publishing. Alexandra Fox’s story was the most viewed piece of the month, with over 1000 page views last month. And it … Continue reading

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>stats for issue 20

>Here are the stats for issue twenty: Issue Twenty (live from 3/15/08-6/14/08) 3/15-3/31: 45649 page views4/1-4/30: 78549 page views5/1-5/31: 83898 page views6/1-6/14: 36151 page viewsTotal Issue 20: 244247 page views Wow. That’s crazy how level that is. (Issue 19 had … Continue reading

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>Happy birthday to us!

>Today, we celebrate our 5th birthday with a special double issue. Included in this issue: Issue Twenty-One (June 15, 2008): Paper Mouse by Bob Arter «» The Folk Singer Dreams of Time Machines by Matt Bell «» The Bone Orchard … Continue reading

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