Richard Risemberg in Journals

Richard Risemberg has been publishing stories, poems, essays, and articles in edited journals for years, including Snowy Egret, Juxta, Eclectica, Momentum, Cycling Mobility, The Audubon Society Newsletter (Santa Monica),  Terrain, Empty Mirror, and even the Los Angeles Business Journal. Here is a partial list of short stories that have appeared in edited print or online magazines, or in anthologies and other venues, most of them since the beginning of 2018.

October Hill Magazine (4/23)
“The White Butterfly” (PDF)

L’Esprit Literary Review (4/23)
“Watching Shadows Move”

Awakenings Review (3/23)
Three Poems: “Ghost in the Window,” “The Air like Water,” “Between the Walls” (Print only)

Rock and a Hard Place (2/23)
“Fried Baloney Sandwiches” (Print and Kindle)

Del Sol Review (2/23)
“The Empty Room”(Look for Issue 26 then click on my name, which may be slightly misspelled)

Arlington Literary Journal (1/23)
“The Deep Blue Sea”

Empyrean (12/22)
“Snappy Dresser” (available till 3/20/2023)

Lamplit Underground (12/22)
“The Tributary”

Off Course (12/22)
“Four Crows”

Night Picnic (10/22)
“On the Boardwalk” (print)

Writing Disorder (9/22)

Marrow Magazine (7/22)

Modern Literature (6/22)
“The Lizard Incident”

MainStreet Rag (4/22)
“The Light Inside” (Print only)

Ganga Review (4/22)
“The Service Porch” (Print only)

Off Course (3/22)
“Fishing on the Jetty”

Potato Soup Journal (3/22)
“Howard’s Alley”

Night Picnic (2/22)
“Old Man Eating at a Window” (Print & Kindle)

Ginosko Literary Journal (12/21)
“Inner Sanctum”

Maple Tree Literary Supplement (12/21)
“Egg Sandwiches”

The Vincent Brothers Review (9/21)
“The Silence” (Print)

Chillfiltr Review (9/21)

Off Course (9/21)
“Dream House”

Tint Journal (9/21)
“Camera Man”

Flash Fiction Magazine (7/21)
“The Return”

Hearth & Coffin (6/21)
“The Mirror”

34th Parallel (6/21)
“Profile” (print, digital, issue 87)

Evening Street Review (5/21)
“The Rescuer” (print, digital, online)

The Abstract Elephant (4/21)
“Two Chicken Platters”

Hearth & Coffin (3/21)

Stonecrop Review (3/21)
“The Crow Tree”

en bloc (3/21)
“Stucco Box” (print & digital)

Poetrygram Annual 2020 (3/21)
Poem: “Ghosts in the Corners” (Anthology, Print & Kindle)

The Wayfarer (3/21)
Two poems: “Blank Wall” and “Mud and Salt” (in anthology)

Rock and a Hard Place (3/21)
“The Waiting Room” (Print and Kindle)

Zodiac Review (1/21)
“Stardust Melody” (Website presently inoperative)

The Awakenings Review (1/21)
“The Toy Thief” (Print Only)

Off Course (12/20)
“Road Ends”

Here Comes Everyone (12/20)
“The True High Country” (Print Only)

Thriller Magazine (12/20)
“Watching Someone Sleep” (Print & Kindle)

Bangalore Review (11/20)
“In Those Days”

Sleet Magazine (11/20)
“Legacy of Ashes”

The Courtship of Winds (11/20)
“A Yellow Tea Mug”

Eclectica (10/20)
“Return to Grace”

Fiction Junkie, Volume 1, an anthology (10/20)
“The Finn Girl, or Woman” (Print & Kindle)

The Thieving Magpie (9/20)
“Cat in the Sun”

Grey Sparrow (8/20)
“The Air like Water” (poem)

Cutthroat Magazine (8/20)
“Bohemia Street” (PDF, page 142)

Art in the Time of COVID-19 (7/20)
“Epidemic Days” (Kindle only)

The Abstract Elephant Magazine (7/20)
“Nobody’s Favorite”

Rock and a Hard Place (7/20)
“The Parking Lot” (Print & Kindle, Spring/Summer 2020 Issue)

October Hill (7/20)
“Inside the Walls” (PDF, free) or visit their archive and download Summer 2020

North Dakota Quarterly (5/20)
“The Wedding” (Print )
(Temporarily available in free PDF)

Potato Soup Journal (4/20)
“The Mechanical Dancer”

Cholla Needles (4/20)
“Six Poems” (print only)

Brilliant Flash Fiction (3/20)
“Moonlight Sonata” (Scroll down)

Akashic Books’ “Mondays Are Murder” series (3/20)
“The East Side of Pershing”

Night Picnic (3/20)
“The Unburdening” (print only, in English and Russian)

Torrid Literature Journal (2/20)
“The Swimming Pool” (print only)

Backchannels (1/20)
“Vengeance in Gray”

Mystery Tribune (1/20)
“The Meeting”

Adelaide Magazine (1/20)
“The Day It Almost Snowed”

The Thieving Magpie (1/20)
“Blame It on the Moon”

Better than Starbucks (12/19)
“Burn Scar”

Fear of Monkeys (12/19)
“Love in Three Rooms”

Here Comes Everyone (11/19)
“Window Light” (print only)

Modern Literature (11/19)

Down & Out (11/19)
“The Last Word” (Print & ebook, volume 2, issue 1)

Lamplit Underground (11/19)
“The Wall” 

r.kv.r.y quarterly journal (10/19)

Potato Soup Journal (9/19)
“The Living Doll”

Rock and a Hard Place (9/19)
“Field of Honor” (Print & Kindle, Summer 2019 Issue)

Maple Tree Literary Supplement (9/19)
“The River”

34th Parallel (9/19)
“Surface Tension” (Print & PDF, Issue 69) 

Rumble Fish Quarterly (9/19)
“The Ant House” (PDF, Summer 2019)

The Metaworker (8/19)
“Off the Deep End”

The Thieving Magpie (8/19)
A Long Damn Time

Ginosko (8/19)
“The Magic Lamp” (PDF, Summer 2019, vol. 23)

Front Porch Review (7/19)
“Lucky Day”

Bangalore Review (6/19)
“Fade to Gray”

American Writers Review 2019 (5/19)
Beach Weather” (Print, Summer 2019 Anthology)

Short Édition (5/19)
“Noodles for Breakfast”
(Also in their short story dispensers!)

Switchblade Magazine: an Anthology of Noir (2019)
“Prisoners” (Print & PDF, Issue 9, Volume 1)
(Scroll down for links to 2018 issues of Switchblade featuring my work)

Ornery Quarterly (3/19)
“The Hamster Wheel”

Fiction on the Web UK (2/19)
“Rain Falls Like Rain”

Front Porch Review (1/19)
“The Precisionist” (PDF)

Scarlet Leaf Review (1/19)
“That Electrifying Sensation” 

Mystery Tribune
“The Natural Order of Things” (Print & PDF, Fall 2018)

Ginosko Literary Journal
“The Box Man” (PDF, Summer 2018 issue)

Switchblade Magazine, an Anthology of Noir (2018)
“The Price of a Burger” (Print & PDF, Issue 3, Volume 1)
“The Comforter” (Print & PDF, Issue 5, Volume1)


Tree Stories, a Collection of Extraordinary Encounters
(Edited by Warren David Jacobs and Karen L. Shragg, 2002)
Essay, “The Climbing Tree” (Print paperback)

Potato Soup Journal Best of 2020 (75 stories)
“The Mechanical Dancer” (Print & Digital)

“Are You Handsomly Paid?” (the spelling makes sense on the cover) (Leno & Bandini Publishers, 2022)
“The Mirror” (Print & Digital)


Short Édition
“Noodles for Breakfast” (Honorable Mention, Button Fiction Contest, 2/19)
“The Invalid” (Finalist, Set Stories Free Contest, 12/18)
“Photographers” (Finalist, 2020)