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PicFic

picofiction: story in 140 characters

PicFic is an experimental journal that boils the essence of short stories down so that they can fit in a mobile phone text message. We also push the boundary a bit by publishing story-series that tell a larger story through episodic units (tweets).

To subscribe, visit our Twitter stream and click "follow" (requires a free Twitter account), then turn on "device updates" in your settings to receive the latest issues on your mobile phone.

 

Watch sample Form.Reborn and PicFic issues in this awards video

 

unFold

poetry in 140 characters

unFold is a PG-rated experimental poetry journal set to launch on 2 November 2009. Our new Twitter-zine seeks inspired 140 character (including spaces) Tweets, suitable for mobile poem text messages and to develop Form140. We also invite contributors to improvise solutions to Twitter's inhospitability to traditional line breaks.

To subscribe, visit our Twitter stream and click "follow" (requires a free Twitter account), then turn on "device updates" in your settings to receive the latest issues on your mobile phone.

 

form21

exploring form in the 21st century

form21 is a collaborative project that houses articles written by poets for poets. Articles include "how to" introductions, classical and modern examples of traditional form poetry, and methods of adapting poetry to fit within Twitter/text message limits.

 

Form.Reborn

form poetry in 140 characters

Form. Reborn was an experimental poetry journal that sought to boil the essence of form poems down so that they can fit in a mobile phone text message. To view past issues, please visit the archive.

 

Heron

print/MP3 fusion of short fiction & poetry

Our first print broadside launched 15 July 2009. Issue 1 features a short story by PicFic's Regular Contributor Mel Bosworth. More details, including how to snag a copy of Ben White's issue, are available in Heron's nest.