Meet Our New Team!


We are thrilled to introduce you to our expanded editorial team! They are waiting to read your stories and poems. Refer to the submission guidelines for all the details and then make your way over to our online submission manager! Prose Editors Renee Mallett Jackson Shultz Poetry Editors Annmarie O’Connell Donna Vorreyer Assistant Poetry Editor … Continue reading

Eastern Point Lit House Grand Opening Celebration


Eastern Point Lit House will celebrate the grand opening of its new storefront at 261 Main Street in Gloucester, MA from 7-9 p.m. today. The celebration will feature a reading by Anna Solomon, author of The Little Bride and co-editor of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today’s Best Women Writers. Eastern Point Lit House … Continue reading

In Place Podcast: The Affordable Tour


Today we launch a new venture for Extracts(s): the In Place Podcast. We won’t lie, this first episode is rough in terms of production–recorded on the fly with an iPhone and put together with very minimal GarageBand skills–but that’s always been part of what we hope to capture with our live In Place features. And … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from Extract(s)


Enjoy your holiday celebration. We’ll be back next week with more great daily doses of lit!

Something New for Wednesdays


Often in the past year and a half we have been asked if we would publish something that crosses media and genre–comics, videos, combinations of media and genre there are no single words to describe–and our answer has been “yes, but we don’t have a ‘day’ for that.” We are now opening up our Wednesdays … Continue reading

Our Official Site Stats from 2012


The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. But we couldn’t have done any of this without you and your continued support. THANKS! Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 31,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from Extract(s)


Enjoy your holiday celebration. We’ll be back tomorrow with more great daily doses of lit!

Story: James Penha


Bitter Leaves Boyle sat in the old recliner with one last cup of tea. It would be as bitter as his memories had insistently remained sweet. He had cared for those youngsters when no one else would. He gave them what they needed, what they wanted. Or he gave them nothing at all. Still he … Continue reading

Welcome to Extract(s)!


While we are gearing up for our official launch on Monday, February 27, you can find out more about us, and submit some work for us to consider. We’ll see you at AWP, Table E18. We’re sharing with our friends at OVS Magazine.


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