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Pat Foran

about

Pat Foran is a writer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Contributing editor for Best Microfiction 2021. Reads for Little Fiction. Sings for his supper (no). Sleeps in the subway (maybe). @pdforan + pforan27@att.net

Fiction & Prose Poems

2021

“The Starfuckers of 1998” [The Daily Drunk]
“Flutters” [Schuylkill Valley Journal]
“Live Tweeting from JCPenney Christmas Catalog Model Fantasy Camp” [The Wondrous Real Magazine]
“Three Micros” [New Flash Fiction Review / The MegaMegAnthology]
“The Idea of Me, at Sea” [Cotton Xenomorph]
“Your Heart, in a Thimble and on its Way to the Thinnest Home in the World” [Truffle Literary]
“Engelbert Humperdinck” [New World Writing]
“Mutuals” [No Contact]
“What We Ask, What We Wish” [republished in Second Chance Lit/The Phoenix Project]

2020

“A Thinner Man” [Largehearted Boy]
“A Corn Cob of a Man Nips a Little Night Music (Hypocrisy is Dead, Long Live Love, Death and Other Tools of Engagement)” [The Daily Drunk]
“Modern Love (I’m Sorry)” [Moonchild Magazine]
“I Sang the Telephone Book to You the Day You Hung Yourself” [Wigleaf]
  (2021 Mythic Picnic Prize in Fiction)
“Dear Wigleaf“ [Wigleaf]
“Pet Beds” [Flash Boulevard]
“En Aeropuertos” [New Flash Fiction Review]
“Hope” [Dream Journal]
“When You Entertain Notions of Freedom and the Sea Settles in for the Night and You Think She Might See You Out There, in the Distance” [New World Writing]
"What the Dreaming Town Says to You, You in This Only Love" [Tiny Molecules]
  (Best Microfiction 2021)
“Hard Truths About the Soft Lies My Body Tells Me” [(mac)ro(mic)]
  (Wigleaf Longlist 2021)
“Is Like Little Richard Is” [The Daily Drunk]
"Feeb" [HOOT Review]
“The Red Telephone (Sometimes My Life is So Eerie, Or Maybe Just So)” [Largehearted Boy]
“Favorite” [Flash Boulevard]
“Reckoning at the Doomsday Prep Food Storage Super Store” [Flash Boulevard]
“Sing to Me the One About the Righteous Embrace of the Ineffable” [X–R-A-Y Literary Magazine]

2019

“How Cold the Morning, How Heavy the Waltz” (MoonPark Review)
  (Wigleaf Longlist 2020)
“At the Super Elastic Bubble Plastic Commercial Shoot” (Gone Lawn)
“Here Come the Brides!” (Trampset)
“The Way Lon Chaney and the Woman He Loves Sometimes Forget” (Bad Pony)
“Misunderstanding and Misinformation in the Recorded History of Identity Storytelling” (Okay Donkey)
“Space Music from Space Land” (Fictive Dream)
“Parental Peace Talks” (BULL)
“The Truth About Florence Henderson’s Floating Notes” (Milk Candy Review)

2018

“For My Dearest Claire, the New CEO of Airport Therapy Dogs, LLC (Little Fiction)
“What We Ask, What We Wish” (SleazeMag)
“Tilt” (Anti-Heroin Chic)
  (Best Small Fictions 2021)
“Summer Songs from the Blimp Ruins” (Gravel)
“Greetings from La Dolce Pantomime” (Bending Genres)
“Layers” (The Disappointed Housewife)
“Futures” (formercactus)
“How to Have a Conversation” (The Cabinet of Heed)

2017

“These Healing Waters, They Want to Wash Over Me” (Five:2: One #thesideshow)
“What We Think We Know at This Hour About the Broad Shoulders of Joan Crawford When She Rises After a Restless Night” (MoonPark Review)
“Simon Hangs a Fingerpainting While Happenstance Glows Like Earthshine” (WhiskeyPaper)
  (Wigleaf Longlist 2018)
“In Anticipation of a Lionhearted Sigh Under a Dilettante Moon” (Unbroken Journal)

Creative Non-Fiction

“Beneficiary” [jmww Journal, 2021]
“Never” [Rejection Letters, 2021]
“Top Ten Episodes of TV Shows I Watched in 2019 on DVDs That Belonged to My Son Cory” (Little Fiction)
“Top Ten Songs I Sang Along With on the Drive to and from Work in 2018” (Little Fiction)

Interviews

with Milk Candy Review (May 2019)
with Tommy Dean (July 2018)

ETCETERA

“My Fave Five in June 2020” [Bending Genres blog, July 2020]

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