Here Are Some Stories Seth Likes


Here are some excerpts from and links to some very short writing that made my day better and hopefully makes your day better too.

“Doesn’t it make you feel like an old-timey big-city career girl, carrying parcels up your stoop, struggling to unlock your door, when a handsome stranger in a suit comes up outta nowhere and offers to lend a hand…” At Anderbo, “My Sister Bags Groceries,” nonfiction by Alexandra Tanner.

“Other times Ma said she had seven brothers, said they lived with Snow White. She never claimed any sisters.” At fwrfiction: review, “Haunt,” fiction by Ethel Rohan.”

“The new doctor loved his patients—the patients who didn’t bleed. They were gushing with infection, full of pus.” At SmokeLong Quarterly, “The New Doctor,” fiction by Abe Gaustad.

And finally, “I told her to feel my inverted penis husk.” At Identity Theory, “Please Note That I Am Not Burt Renolds,” fiction by Sarah Sorenson.

Seth Fischer's writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing 2013, Buzzfeed, PankGuernica, Lunch Ticket, Gertrude, and elsewhere. His Rumpus piece "Notes from a Unicorn" was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. He will be a 2014 Lambda Literary Emerging Voicing Fellow and was a 2013 Jentel Arts Residency Program Fellow. He also teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles and Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Find more writing of his writing at, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →