Welcome to Fiction Attic Press, a small, independent publisher dedicated to distributing works of exceptional literary merit. We publish flash fiction, short stories, and memoir. We attempt to give stories a wide reach by publishing them on the Fiction Attic website, on Beacon, and on our Medium site. The goal of Fiction Attic Press is to promote well-written, thought-provoking fiction with a fair dose of “elegant wit.” We refer you to the meaning of attic, which explains pretty much everything:

attic salt (phrase): a poignant, delicate wit, peculiar to the Athenians attic (noun): a story or room directly below the roof of a building attic (adj) : characterized by purity, simplicity, and elegant wit


Submit your flash fiction, essays, and short stories to Fiction Attic.


a few stories from our archives

How to Handle Winter

A Short Story by Melissa Gutierrez The snowman was more that than anything else—a man who lived in the snow. He had a pelt…


by Edward Wells & Nicolas Diaz novella excerpt [1] Stuff you can do in the commuter bus: fall asleep in your seat; pretend to…

Essays & Memoir

latest nonfiction