Welcome readers, writers, and artists

We are Fatal Flaw, an international online magazine publishing unexpected, topical writing and photography that considers the world through a cracked lens. What can you expect to find here? Work that reveals the fatal flaw and the beauty inherent within it.

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We're looking to add to our team. Interested? For more information on the positions and a link to the application, visit our Submittable page.

What's next at Fatal Flaw?

Submissions are currently closed, but we're in the process of cooking up our next theme... Stay tuned for an announcement early next year. And in the meantime, head over to our submissions page for more information on what we look for.

“Does such a thing as 'the fatal flaw,' that showy dark crack running down the middle of a life, exist outside literature? I used to think it didn’t. Now I think it does. And I think that mine is this: a morbid longing for the picturesque at all costs.”
- The Secret History by Donna Tartt

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