At torches n' pitchforks online literary journal, we hunt for voices that rise above the angry mob, so that we may reclaim our wild humanity one story and one poem at a time.

Escape Route!

Our forthcoming PRINT anthology published by Musehick Publications. Works of flash fiction and flash nonfiction, reviews of the work of Melissa Febos, Sam Ligon, Chris Abani and others, as well as a conversation with Sayantani Dasgupta. Look for it on Amazon.com early this summer!


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Jim Churchill-Dicks: EditorĀ  EST. 2008

torches n’ pitchforks online literary journal is dedicated to exploring the evolving relationship between form and content in creative writing, while also unleashing promising teen and educator voices to the public..



We've been doing this for nine years and don't plan on slowing, below are photos of some of our beloved covers. You can find many of our archives here. More archives on the way soon.

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