We are Fatal Flaw, an international online magazine publishing unexpected, topical writing and visual art 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.
We are officially open for submissions to our next issue! The Theme: AGENCY.
Send us your poetry, fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, and visual art from now until Sunday, February 26th on Submittable. We currently offer free submissions to BIPOC and other underrepresented writers and artists in all genres.
For more information on what we look for, check out our submission guidelines.
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We sat down with some of the Poets featured in our most recent issue to talk with them about their writing inspiration, how they feel their work "embodied" our theme, and what their creative resolutions are for 2023. Read on to learn more about Eben E. B. Bein, Molly Zhu, Alison Lubar, and Evelyn Berry.
We sat down with some of the Nonfiction writers and Visual Artists featured in our most recent issue to talk with them about the inspiration behind their work, how they feel it "embodied" our theme, and what they are most proud of in their past year of creating. Read on to learn more about Annie Marhefka, Tom Chambers, Lori Jakiela, Aluu Prosper, and Jade R.
We sat down with some of the Fiction and Flash Fiction writers featured in our most recent issue to talk with them about their writing inspiration, how they feel their work "embodied" our theme, and what their creative resolutions are for 2023. Read on to learn more about Dia VanGunten, A. Valliard, Mir Arif, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou, and Christopher Adams.
Our Visual Art Editor Mollye Miller Shehadeh sat down with Eleanor Claire, the artist behind the cover of our most recent issue, to talk with her about the inspiration behind the cover image, their origin as an illustrator, and the motivation behind the many body parts present in the piece. You can explore Eleanor's full series "Body Horror" in Vol 8: Embodiment, available now!