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.
A second surreal flash fiction chapbook is forthcoming from ThirtyWest Publishing in January 2023.
Her work appears in Cheap Pop, Chestnut Review, CRAFT, matchbook, 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.
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. “Postcard Town” was selected for Best Microfiction 2021. In 2019, her story “I Told You I Would Take Your Hand” was a runner-up in the Mslexia Flash Fiction Competition.
She has a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and a Diplôme de Pâtisserie from Le Cordon Bleu.
She lives in Annapolis, MD with her black rabbit George and a forest of houseplants. In her spare time she embroiders and plays bass.