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
This image was created by Edward Wells using two public domain images:
a 1765 map of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and two pages from the Voynich manuscript


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

Flamingo Pink

Memoir by Laryssa Wirstiuk The cruelest word was “orange,” which my best friend in Kindergarten had used to describe my hair. The time was…



A Memoir by Jason A. Ney This is a story of a VHS tape. It’s not a story—not primarily, at least—about how, because I…

The Electric Discharge Corona

Memoir by Anne-Marie Yerks The things you don’t know about a house when you buy it: The leaks, the bugs, the dark and cold…