Welcome to Fiction Attic Press, a small, independent publisher dedicated to distributing works of exceptional literary merit. We are seeking short stories, flash fiction, short memoir, and novellas for publication. 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


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a few stories from our archives

I Live in a Triangle
by Stephen MacKinnon

I live in a triangle. It’s exactly 213 square miles. It’s a place of Indian curses, ghostly apparitions, cattle mutilations, gigantic snakes, low-flying UFOs,…

Letter from Latvia
by Zinta Aistars

The first time I visited Latvia, my parents took me to Ventspils to see the city where my father had spent his teen years,…

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