Read "Letters of Transit" by Jeffrey Burton launches this season of miniStories with contest winner Jeffrey Burton’s piece “Letters of Transit.”

Mr. Burton’s story was selected as a 2010 miniStories finalist by an all-star panel of flash fiction judges — Alexander Chee (The Queen of the Night, Edinburgh), Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket series, The Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs), Kevin Larimer (editor of Poets & Writers), Heather McElhatton (Pretty Little Mistakes, Jennifer Johnson is Sick of Being Single), and author Dennis Cass, who served as lead juror in’s 2010 miniStories competition.

miniStories is a part of’s mnLIT progam and is presented online by Magers and Quinn Booksellers and All the winning poems, as well as the poems from our poetry contest What Light will be published on and in the months to come. So come back soon!

Click here to read Jeffrey’s story.