Welcome to Bartleby Snopes, a literary magazine devoted to publishing the finest fiction on the web.

What's New (site last updated on 8/19/14):


New Website Design in Progress: Welcome to the brand new Bartleby Snopes website. Please be patient while we convert all of the pages to the new look.

New August Stories Available Now: We continue this month with new fiction from Susan Tepper and Thomas Wharton. Head to the newly redesigned Current Stories page to read our latest. Next week we will add our final August stories and open the Story of the Month voting.

Bartleby Snopes Literary Magazine Issue 12

Issue 12 Available Now: The 12th Issue of our semi-annual magazine is now available in e-book and print. This fantastic issue features stories and artwork from 27 contributors. Get your copy of this issue and all our previous issues by visiting our Magazine page.

Flash Novel Pre-Order: We are excited to announce that signed copies of Alan Bray's The Puppet's Tattered Clothes are now available for pre-order. You can also order copies of our other acclaimed flash novel titles by visiting our Flash Novel store.

6th Annual Dialogue Contest Now Open: Our Dialogue Only Writing Contest is back and better than ever. Our prize purse is currently over $1000 and continues to go up. The contest will be open from June 1st until September 15th. As always, you can submit unlimited entries. Unlike most writing contests, you don't have to wait for months and months to find out if you are a finalist. Check out our Contest page for complete information, including dialogue writing tips and past winners.

July Story of the Month Results: Congratulations to first-time contributor Dan Reiter for earning the July Story of the Month honors with his story Synchronic Conversations: a Tragedy in Triptych. Head to the Story of the Month page to see the special artwork we created for this month's winner and for more details about the contest.




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