Clare MacQueen

Fiction Writer

N/A
Bellingham, WA

Author's Bio

Clare MacQueen is founding editor, webmaster, and publisher of the KYSO Flash online literary journal, and 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 13 books for her KYSO Flash micro-press (with four more books forthcoming in autumn 2019).

She serves on the Senior General Advisory Board for The Best Small Fictions, published by Sonder Press in 2019 (and Braddock Avenue Books in 2018 and 2017). 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

Anthologies:
Winter Tales II: Women on the Art of Aging (Serving House Books, 2012)
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Best New Writing 2007 (Hopewell Publications, 2007)
Journals:
Bricolage
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Firstdraft
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New Flash Fiction Review
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Prizes won: 

Eric Hoffer Editor's Choice Award 2007

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Travels for readings: 
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Born in: 
Chicago
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Last update: Aug 01, 2019