102 episodes

Micro features short, fresh pieces of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and those strange-but-beautiful writings that defy classification. Dedicated and avid readers constantly search through literary journals to find new work for the show. Micro's mission is to elevate small works with big voices and the writers and publications behind them.

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    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

Micro features short, fresh pieces of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and those strange-but-beautiful writings that defy classification. Dedicated and avid readers constantly search through literary journals to find new work for the show. Micro's mission is to elevate small works with big voices and the writers and publications behind them.

    Zaborowske x Taylor x Ruffin x Smith

    Zaborowske x Taylor x Ruffin x Smith

    Bear Hugs and Butcher Paper. Pond Frogs and Daniel Tiger. On today’s show, we follow children down paths chosen, stopping to meditate on what means to be a parent — or not. Richie Zaborowske is a dad, librarian, and author from the Midwest. Twitter Claire Taylor is a Baltimore-based writer and the founding editor of LittleContinue reading "Zaborowske x Taylor x Ruffin x Smith"

    • 11 min
    Wild & Weird!

    Wild & Weird!

    Kirsti MacKenzie, writer and editor-in-chief of Major 7th Magazine, curated this special “absurd” episode!  Jane O’Sullivan is an Australian writer whose short stories and art writing have appeared in Meanjin, Passages North, Vault, Mascara, ArtAsiaPacific, and the Spineless Wonders anthologies Pulped Fiction and Play. Website | Twitter | Instragram Andrew Rivas is a normal manContinue reading "Wild & Weird!"

    • 16 min
    REMIX: Harris x Saunders x Chan

    REMIX: Harris x Saunders x Chan

    Surprise! It’s a new(ish) episode with pieces that have been featured on the show before. While we’re between seasons, we thought it would be fun to put out a remix episode! Paula Harris – “Chris pauses to enjoy the flowering cherry trees near his office, while a small Japanese man stands in front of themContinue reading "REMIX: Harris x Saunders x Chan"

    Late Greats: Halloween Edition

    Late Greats: Halloween Edition

    MM Kaufman curates another installment in the Late Greats series — Halloween edition! Enjoy these pieces resurrected by Kirsti MacKenzie, Claire Denson, and William Spear. Kirsti MacKenzie is a writer and editor of Major 7th Magazine who lives in Ottawa. You can find her on Twitter at @KeersteeMack, on Bluesky at @keersteemack.bsky.social, on Instagram at @keerstee.mack,Continue reading "Late Greats: Halloween Edition"

    • 9 min
    Young Writers: Change

    Young Writers: Change

    Grace Q. Song is back curating another Young Writers episode! “Shrinking Sestina for Women’s Bodies” by Emma Janssen (published in The Nassau Literary Review and runner-up in their 2023 National Undergraduate Art & Writing Contest) Emma is a writer from the Bay Area and student at the University of Chicago who can be found swimming, learning languages,Continue reading "Young Writers: Change"

    • 12 min
    Kids’ Show!

    Kids’ Show!

    Guest curator Hema Nataraju and her daughter Meera read submissions from kids from all around the world, choosing five short stories and poems about “the future.” Guest host Eden Hawkins stepped in, so the entire episode features ONLY children’s voices. Enjoy!

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

JosieCutie ,

Fresh, compelling, and fun

Love the fast format and compelling stories. Kids episode was inspiring!!! Appreciate the diversity of stories and authors!

rkkkkkkkkkkasda ,

Short, funny and insightful

Recent discovery but I’m definitely adding this podcast to my rotation! It’s easy to listen to and makes writing fun!

KurlyPenguin ,

One of the best listens!

Sometimes I’m not sure what I wanted to listen to, and that’s when I check in with micro! Every episode has at least one piece I love. Thank for sharing such great pieces!

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