Small Wonders Magazine: Year One

A project in Madison, WI by Cislyn Smith

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A monthly publication featuring speculative flash fiction and narrative poetry that packs a punch.
Backers: 361
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $17,702 of $16,500
Dates: Feb 28th -> Mar 30th (30 days)
Project By: Cislyn Smith
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Latest News


March 29th - via:
Oh folks, what an amazing and delightful surprise to find in between one bite of dinner and the next that we've funded! All the way! What does this mean? Well, for one, we're releasing the last of our issue 0 content, Premee Mohamed's story, From the... (Read More)

90% means a new Beth Cato poem!

March 29th - via:
Hi folks! Thanks to your amazing support we've reached 90% of our funding goal, and as promised, we have released Beth Cato's beautiful poem "She Seeks a Home" into the world. We hope you love this poem as much as we do.  Issue 0 is almost entirely... (Read More)

75% and a new John Wiswell story

March 28th - via:
Thanks to everyone who's pledged so far, we've reached 75% and released a new John Wiswell story on the website, Irresponsibly Human! It pairs very well with last week's interview, if you missed that. We had an incredible day yesterday, and we hope... (Read More)

A new reward tier & stretch goals

March 20th - via:
Hi folks! We're so excited to be coming into the final stretch!  Today we've added a new reward tier, for a Box of Small Wonders.  I have just four of these pine boxes, and will be painting and decorating them in either night sky (as above) or sea... (Read More)

John Wiswell mini-interview

March 16th - via:
Hello folks! I just wanted to let y'all know that we've got a mini-interview with issue 0 author John Wiswell up on the website now. It touches on his delightful story (which we'll release when we're 75% funded), writing short and long fiction, and... (Read More)

A Week of New Pieces

March 13th - via:
To celebrate reaching the halfway point of funding, we wanted to give you a taste of what it'll be like when Small Wonders is actively publishing. It's time for new stories and poems! Each week we'll publish a new piece of flash fiction on Monday, a... (Read More)

Robotic Ambitions: An Anthology of Mechanical Sentience

March 2nd - via:
Small Wonders is all about tiny stories that pack a punch. We love seeing how small a story can be and still have it resonate emotionally. But we also love longer stories, ones you can inhabit and sit within, and that linger even after you're done.... (Read More)

25%! Thank you for an amazing first day!

February 28th - via:
Dang, y'all! As I write this, Small Wonders is a quarter of the way to our funding goal. That means we're also halfway to releasing our next three pieces: an original flash fiction by Wendy Nikel, a poem by Ali Trotta, and a reprint flash fiction by... (Read More)

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