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    Flash fiction by James Baxenfield


    ‘Is that someone’s phone?’ she said.
    He was the first of the three men at the table to react

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    Poem by David Lohrey


    It must be thrilling to know everything.
    Girls used to be so full of doubt but now they say,

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    Novelette by John Simon Lewis


    A national election was due in eighteen months, and the ruling party of the multi-racial society of Guyana was desperately seeking every means of maintaining its status quo for another four years.

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    Short story by Vincent Ikedinachi


    We’ve been travelling now for three days, hanging like monkeys, on the back of a long truck carrying fresh tomatoes from Jalingo. By we, I mean Danladi, Zarki, Mohammed, Umar, Danjuma, Turki—the blind old man, and me.

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  • Editorial: Special Poetry Edition

    During our editorial staff meeting in the summer of 2015, we debated whether or not to focus on a special edition of our digital magazine for the following year. All options were on the table, we thought about a theme-based issue, we played with the idea of word-restricted submissions, or maybe a flash fiction edition, ... Read on...

  • Editorial: The Joy of Growth

    There is much delight here at CWM as our hard work and passion begins to bear fruit.  We are growing to the point that we now have vacancies for an internship and for volunteer writers.  In July we hope to re-launch our blog, with new writers and contributors from around the world sharing their views ... Read on...