other published work BY STEFANIE FREELE CAN BE FOUND in THE FOLLOWING literary magazines, JOURNALS and ANTHOLOGIES:


American Literary Review "They Left Us Dangling"

BIG TOE REVIEW "CRUMPLE"

THE BINNACLE "STRENGTH OF THE SLENDER"

BOSTON LITERARY REVIEW"KALISPELL"

BURST"CHICAGO WHERE SHE NEVER LANDED"

CAFE IRREAL"SHE APPEARED UNTO HIM" "THE LONG FRAGMENT PRECEDING SUFFICIENT EXPIATION"

CAMAS - THE NATURE OF THE WEST "HOW THEY DEFINE MERCY"

CEZANNE'S CARROT"THE TOPOGRAPHY OF A WAKE"

CHATTAHOOCHEE REVIEW "SCARLET FEVER

COMPOSE JOURNAL "DOUBLE UNDIE NIGHT"

CONTRARY "AT THE FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN, THE INEXORABLE"

CORIUM REVIEW- "APPROPRIATE REACTIONS TO RECEIVING MULTIPLE OVERDRAFT NOTICES" "BUCCANEERS"

DAILY SCIENCE FICTION"WHEN YOU WANT ANOTHER MAN'S GIRL"

DOGZPLOT "EVERY GIRL HAS AN EX NAMED STEVE" "HUSH MONEY" "CHINESE PEOPLE EAT THEIR HEADS" "A BUNCH OF CASH LANDED MY WAY" "IT'S A CAVE OF A BUMPY ROAD"

DRIFTWOOD"TWO BLUE DOTS"

DOWNSTATE STORY "THE SINKHOLE"

EDGE"CESSATION"

ELIMAE"FEMINISM ARRIVES TO THE PRODUCT INDUSTRY" "SISTERS"

ETCHINGS"LATE AT NIGHT, CLEVER MEN APPEAR IN YOUR LIVING ROOM"

FICTION SOUTHEAST "THE VIM AND VIGOR TWILIGHT CRUISE"

FIRST LINE PRESS"NEW SKIS"

FLASH FICTION ONLINE "HOW DID I GET HERE BRUCE" "THE FLOOD OF '09" "JAMES BROWN IS ALIVE AND DOING LAUNDRY IN SOUTH LAKE TAHOE"

FLASH FICTION.NET"WHEN CHARACTERS WON'T PAY THE BILLS"

FLASH FRONTIER "THE WOMAN WHO STAYED UP PAST HER BED TIME"

THE FLORIDA REVIEW "BREAD SO THICK IT KEEPS HER WARM"

FOUNDLING REVIEW"IF THE UNSUITABLE NEIGHBOR SMELLS SNOW"

FRIED CHICKEN AND COFFEE"FLESHY THINGS"

FRIGG MAGAZINE "THE SPACE BETWEEN TWO SENTENCES"

GANDER PRESS REVIEW "THE DEADLINE"

GET BORN"NUDE PHASE 2.5" "JAMES BROWN IS ALIVE AND DOING LAUNDRY IN SOUTH LAKE TAHOE" "A GLOWING PREGNANT WOMAN" "THE RAIN"

Glimmer Train "While Surrounded by Water" "Us Hungarians"

GREEN MOUNTAIN'S REVIEW "ADVERSE REACTIONS INCLUDE MISPLACED ANGER"

GREY SPARROW JOURNAL"THE EXPERIMENT" "DEFECTIVE IN EITHER AFFECT OR VOLITION"

HOBART "SWEET VENUS"

HARLOT'S SAUCE "WALMART AND PARENTS ELATED WITH CHILDREN'S DRAFT INCENTIVE"

HOUSTON LITERARY REVIEW"DRUNKS HAVE SELF-GRANTED GRAMMATICAL AMNESTY."

THE IDES OF SANDPOINT"SHE APPEARED UNTO HIM" "CALIFORNIA: RAIN FOUR DAYS IN A ROW"

IODINE POETRY JOURNAL "ROOT BEER AND RELIGION"

THE LINNET'S WINGS "SPA TOUR"

LITERARY MAMA "KEEPING TRACK OF INSECTS" "KICKY FEET" "THE SEVEN-YEAR OLD" "THE RAIN"

LUNCH HOUR STORIES "THE INSPECTION"

MATTER: THE JOURNAL OF COMPRESSED ARTS  "WHEN A FOGHORN IS THE ANSWER" "BLOWN"

MCSWEENEY'S INTERNET TENDENCY"TINY TOASTS" "GLUTINO"

MID-WESTERN REVIEW "THE REMOVAL OF ONESELF FROM CORPORATE IDENTITY"

MONKEYBICYCLE"TINFOILERS"

MOONSHINE INK "THE TRAIL, THE GOODS, THE FIRE DOWN TO THE COALS"

MUDLUSCIOUS PRESS"THIN BLUE STRIP"

NECESSARY FICTION "ICE ISLAND" "600 TURKEY BASTERS, 200 TONGS"

NIGHT TRAIN "ZEAL"

NORTH IDAHO LIFESTYLES"AFTER MEANDERING MENDACIOUSLY DOWNSTREAM" "IN DOGGED PURSUIT OF HIGHER EDUCATION"

THE OTHER TRUTH"WALMART AND PARENTS ELATED OVER CHILDREN'S DRAFT INCENTIVE"

OVERFLOW"HANKERING"

PANK"SCANTILY CLAD SUBMISSIVE WOMEN"

PEBBLE LAKE REVIEW "THE SPACE BETWEEN TWO SENTENCES"

PEDESTAL MAGAZINE "CATTAILS, CAKE AND HUGH'S BIG TOE"

PERMAFROST"A QUICK JOB WITH VAGUE DIRECTIONS, AT THE END OF THE DAY"

PHANTOM DRIFT "OVER THE ROLLING WATERS GO"

PRIME NUMBER "THE FATHER OF MODERN CHEMISTRY"

PSYCHOPOMP "OUT ON THE LAWN THEY GROWL"

QUALITY WOMEN'S FICTION "I AM THE WOMAN"

QUARTERLY WEST "FIESTY rOJO"

R.K.V.R.Y. QUARTERLY LITERARY JOURNAL"IN THE BASEMENT"

SALON STYLE "HANKERING"

SHALLA MAGAZINE"FROM BOOTLEG TO BLACKOUT" "THE TOPOGRAPHY OF A WAKE"

SIERRA NEVADA REVIEW "GUAVA LAUNCHERS"

SIX LITTLE THINGS "FROM BOOTLEG TO BLACKOUT"

SMOKELONG QUARTERLY "IN THE KITCHEN SHE WAKES" "BREATHING OYSTERS" "ARLO'S BIG HEAD" "SHE DOESN'T ASK WHERE HE GOES"

SOUNDINGS REVIEW  "HERE ON THIS ROCK BY THE RIVER" "THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DIAPER"

SOUTH DAKOTA REVIEW"CARTWHEELING"

Sou'wester "Pozniejszy"

SPIRE "THE TOPOGRAPHY OF A WAKE"

STOLEN ISLAND REVIEW"THE INSPECTION"

SUPERSTITION REVIEW "WHAT CAME AFTER SHE LEFT HIM"

SYNCHRONIZED CHAOS "FITTING"

TALKING RIVER REVIEW"OFFENSIVE LETTUCE"

TAHOMA LITERARY REVIEW "DAVENPORTS AND OTTOMANS"

THEMA"TORN DRESS LOST ANOTHER SHOE" "THE TOPOGRAPHY OF A WAKE"

THUMBNAIL "PARATROOPERS FALLING FROM THE SKY"

TREE CARE INDUSTRY "CAN I TRUST THE ROPE?" "STUBBORN EQUIPMENT SAVES LIVE"

VESTAL REVIEW"BOOTS"

WATERSHED LITERARY REVIEW  "GIFT OF DISCERNMENT"
 

western humanities review "Other Uses of Fishing Line"

WESTVIEW"THE CONDITIONS UPON NORBERT'S PLANETESIMAL"

WHITEFISH REVIEW"QUACK"

WIGLEAF"BECAUSE CONDOMS SEEM SO DESPERATE, SHE ALSO BUYS A FERN"

WILLOWS WEPT REVIEW "THE FLOWERS SMELL PURPLE"

WITNESS "THE WIDOW, THE PILLOW, THE SAGGING HOUSE"

WORD RIOT"WHERE THE PAIN ENDS" "THE WAY YOU MOVE TWELVE MINUTES FROM HOME"

WORDS OF WISDOM "THE SECOND NESTING"

WRITERS JOURNAL "SNAZZY FIRST LINES"


Anthologies:


THE BEST SMALL FICTIONS OF 2015 "SCARLET FEVER"

ANIMAL MAGNETISM ANTHOLOGY "IN DOGGED PURSUIT OF HIGHER EDUCATION"

SOUTHERN COMFORT ANTHOLOGY "YELLOWHAMMER"

BUILDING BRIDGES FROM WRITERS TO READERS ANTHOLOGY "CARTWHEELING"

CONDENSED TO FLASH - WORLD CLASSICS - VESTAL REVIEW "THE HARDY BOYS"

FUTURISTIC MOTHERHOOD ANTHOLOGY"FEEDING STRAYS"

TOUCHED BY WONDER - MEADOWHAWK PRESS ANTHOLOGY "FROM ACROSS THE RIVER"

OUTLAWS ANTHOLOGY - BANNOCK STREET PRESS "SOME KIND OF HUNTER"

LOSS FICTION ANTHOLOGY - WORDRUNNER"IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN, A YELLOW BUS IS REBORN."

RAISING LILLY LEDBETTER - WOMEN POETS OCCUPY THE WORKSPACE - LOST HORSE PRESS- "THE REMOVAL OF ONESELF FROM CORPORATE IDENTITY"

TAHOE BLUES ANTHOLOGY - BONA FIDE BOOKS"IF THE UNSUITABLE NEIGHBOR SMELLS SNOW"

THE BURDEN OF LIGHT ANTHOLOGY - "ON FRIDAY I GET INTO BED WITH A WOMAN"

WOOF - "BLESSED IS THE DOG"



"The Widow, The Pillow, The Sagging House" Witness


"Evan is the first man to knock on her door after the funeral. She is pale, gaunt, in sky-blue flannel pajamas and appears unwashed. He says, you look the part of the widow. She responds, a thin finger-hand held up weakly, come back in one year.


FromSurrounded By Water - Stories by Stefanie Freele

Selected Published Work

Stefanie Freele


"In The Kitchen She Wakes" SmokeLong Quarterly

  

"She always comes to after midnight, sometimes in the midst of grating romano cheese, sometimes in the midst of drinking hand lotion."


From Feeding Strays Stories by Stefanie Freele 

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Forthcoming work can be found in Tishman Review, Jellyfish Review, Weird Tales Anthology and Shark Reef.