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The Best of Brevity

The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction

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The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction

My Very End of the Universe

Family Resemblance

They Could No Longer Contain Themselves

A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness

Brevity & Echo

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Preview: The RMP Field Guide to Writing the Lyric Essay

We are thrilled to announce that in Winter 2026 we will be expanding our award-winning Field Guide Series by publishing a new volume:
The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing the Lyric Essay:
Insights and Prompts from Contemporary Writers and Teachers
Edited by Heidi Czerwiec and Lee Ann Roripaugh
Featuring Essays From: Chelsea Biondolillo,…

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The Results of Our 2023 Open Reading Period

This past June we held a month-long open submission period for full-length books in hybrid genres. We received 601 manuscripts—a record number! We love seeing the hybrid genre field continue to grow and innovate: the submitted projects were a strong and inspiring group that showcased the impressive variety and creativity of cross-genre work being produced both nationally and internationally.…

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