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Chelsea Stickle’s debut flash fiction chapbook Breaking Points was the Editor’s Choice in the Spring 2020 Black River Chapbook Competition and was released by Black Lawrence Press on October 26, 2021. Available here.

Her second flash fiction chapbook was released from Thirty West Publishing on January 13, 2023. It contains stories of strangeness. Available here.

Her work appears in Cheap Pop, The Citron Review, Chestnut Review, CRAFT, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, among others. Stories from her Screaming Meemies series can be found in Milk Candy Review, Janus Literary, Five South, Gone Lawn, Tiny Molecules, The Los Angeles Review and others. She’s an Assistant Fiction Editor for Pithead Chapel and an Associate Fiction Editor for Pidgeonholes.

Since 2021, Stickle has been anthologized in Best Microfiction 2021, jmww (2013-2022): A Modern Times Anthology, Moon City Review 2023, Flash Fiction Festival Five, Healing Visions. In 2022, her micro “If You Want It Bad Enough” was selected for Wigleaf‘s Top 50. She’s been nominated for Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction, Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. In 2019, her story “I Told You I Would Take Your Hand” was a runner-up in the Mslexia Flash Fiction Competition.

She lives in Annapolis, MD with her black rabbit George and a forest of houseplants. In her spare time she embroiders and plays bass.

Find her on Twitter @Chelsea_Stickle and on Instagram @Stickle_Chelsea.