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.

What's next at fatal flaw?

We are currently closed for submissions, but have a number of exciting things in the works for the rest of this year and early next! Keep an eye on our website and social media for some exciting announcements.

Looking to submit to future issues? Visit our Submission Guidelines for more information about 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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