Clare MacQueen

Fiction Writer

Winston Salem, NC

Author's Bio

Clare MacQueen is founding editor, webmaster, and publisher of the online arts and literary journal MacQueen's Quinterly (whose sister journal is KYSO Flash), and she served as webmaster and associate editor for Serving House Journal from its inception in January 2010 through its retirement in May 2018, after publishing 18 issues. She is a co-editor of Steve Kowit: This Unspeakably Marvelous Life (Serving House Books, 2015), and the editor, designer, and publisher of 20 books for her KYSO Flash micro-press (now retired).

She serves on the Senior General Advisory Board for The Best Small Fictions, now published by The Sonder Press. (For the 2016 edition, published by Queen’s Ferry Press, she served as Assistant Editor, Domestic.)

MacQueen’s short fiction, essays, and poetry appear in Firstdraft, Bricolage, New Flash Fiction Review, Serving House Journal, Skylark, and KYSO Flash, among others; and her essays appear in the anthologies Best New Writing 2007 and Winter Tales II: Women on the Art of Aging. Her nonfiction won an Eric Hoffer Best New Writing Editor’s Choice Award and was nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize. 

Publications & Prizes

Winter Tales II: Women on the Art of Aging (Serving House Books, 2012)
Best New Writing 2007 (Hopewell Publications, 2007)
New Flash Fiction Review
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Eric Hoffer Editor's Choice Award 2007

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Last update: Oct 28, 2021