Loud Coffee Press is a literary magazine that’s hot, loud and buzzes without caffeine - not to say that we don’t love our caffeine.
We believe that crafting flash fiction is like making the perfect cup of coffee. Turn up the heat with emotion, twist it with a roast so smooth that the reader never sees it coming, and let it resonate all the way down to the last sip. And, don’t forget the tunes, because music is life.
Since its inception in 2019, Loud Coffee Press has sought flash fiction, poetry, and art that loosely combine elements of coffee and music. That's not to say our stories are about coffee and music - these components can either whisper in a story or scream as loud as the author prefers. Maybe a character swigs a latte after they fight crime. Maybe the elevator plays a swoon-worthy tune while two lovers fumble a first kiss.
We seek established and new voices, as we anonymously read all submissions.
We publish flash fiction of 99 to 1000 words, poetry, and art under two separate sections of our journal.
In our “Mobile Order” section, we consider all original work that loosely incorporates concepts of coffee and music.
In our “Jam Session”*** section, we consider all original work that loosely incorporates concepts of coffee and music, but adheres to an additional set of guidelines. ***COMING SOON***
We do not charge reading fees.
We are open for fiction submissions throughout the year unless otherwise stated. We hold limited calls for poetry and art submissions.
We electronically publish on a rolling basis. Be the first to access new content by subscribing to our mailing list here.
-Fred Charles and Annie James Thomas, founders