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Sara Dobbie is a Canadian writer based in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario. With a focus on literary fiction Sara creates short stories, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Her work has appeared in various on-line journals and in print around the world. Her story "Beneath A Vacant Sky" was a Best Small Fictions 2020 nominee. Her story "Drip, Drip, Drip" appears on the Wigleaf Top 50 2021 longlist, and "The Dishwasher" on the longlist for 2022. "The Weight of a Locomotive" is a 2021 Best of the Net nominee. She has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for "A Cherry Scented Cigar" and "Three Instances of Vertigo." In 2022, her story "Reasons for Building a Nest" was also nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She is a reader at Tiny Molecules and also at Fractured Literary.

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"Flight Instinct" is Dobbie's first full-length collection of fiction. Available from ELJ Editions.

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"Static Disruption" is Dobbie's first chapbook, published by Alien Buddha Press (2022). A collection of five linked stories occurring during a power failure, available now on Amazon. 

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"Three Horses"
Five South

Issue Six

Coming Soon
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"Exit Wounds"
Flash Fiction

Full House Literary
Spring Issue 2023

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"We Are the Mice That Live in Your Basement"
Flash Fiction

The Disappointed Housewife
April 18, 2023

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"Dysfunctional Medium"
Flash Fiction

The Hooghly Review
April 15, 2023

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"The Sleepover"

"Be Kind, Rewind" Anthology
Daily Drunk Magazine
March 24, 2023

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"Lady Blake"

Flash Fiction

Milk Candy Review
February 16, 2023

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"Thoughts in the Air"

Hyacinth Review
February 3, 2023

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"Bad Optics"

Flash Fiction

Bright Flash Literary Review
January 3, 2023


"Rooming House"
Flash Fiction

Twin Pies Literary - Volume 9
October 31, 2022


"One Way Ticket"


Eunoia Review
September 2022

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"The Middle Distance, A Shipwreck, and In My Hometown We Had a Scene"
Three Poems

Roi Faineant Press
Issue 23
September 2022

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"Anywhere But Here, Anytime But Now"
Flash Fiction

Potato Soup Journal
September 7, 2022


"Exfoliation and Related Beauty Secrets"
Short Fiction

Fictive Dream
August 14, 2022

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"Hive Mind"
Flash Fiction

Sage Cigarettes Magazine
July 22, 2022

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An Introduction to "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin
Literary Commentary

Scratch Books
May 20, 2022

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"Invisible Pearl"
Flash Fiction

Bright Flash Literary Review 
May 3, 2022

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"Whatever Happened to Ann Darrow?"
Flash Fiction

Ligeia Magazine
Spring 2022

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"A Girl, a Nun, and a Principal Walk into a Cafeteria"
Flash Fiction

April 3, 2022

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"Solitude at the Falls"
Flash Fiction

Roi Faineant -Camera 11

March 20, 2022


"Good Listeners"
Flash Fiction

Ellipsis Zine
January 26, 2022

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"The Art of Learning to Dance"
Flash Fiction

New World Writing 
January 8, 2022

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"Blue Jean Skates"
Creative Nonfiction

Voices of the Winter Solstice
December 10, 2021

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"The Mating Habits of Foxes"
Flash Fiction

Bending Genres Issue 24
December 7, 2021


"The Woman with all the Answers"
Flash Fiction

Idle Ink 
December 4, 2021

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"Sister Beatrice and the Cosmos"
Short Fiction

Ligeia Magazine
Fall 2021

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"Three Instances of Vertigo"
Flash Fiction

Variety Pack Issue Six
Pg. 74-77

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"Vigilante Girls"
Flash Fiction

Ghost Parachute
September 1, 2021

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"The Dishwasher"
Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction Magazine
August 6, 2021

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"A Cherry-Scented Cigar"
Flash Fiction

Flash Frog
July 19, 2021

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"Out of Body"
Flash Fiction

Twin Pies Literary Volume V

 June 2021

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"Erosion Theory"

Trouvaille Review
June 1, 2021


"A Celestial Undoing"
Short Fiction

Dark Wild Sea Anthology - Janus Literary
May 31, 2021

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Flash Fiction

Second Chance Lit - Issue 02
April 2021


"Thin Air"
Short Fiction

Dreamers Creative Writing
March 12, 2021

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"The Fabric of Memory"
Flash Fiction

Ellipsis Zine
February 3, 2021


"In which I Never Die, Only Fail to Succeed: A Dream Exploration in Three Parts"
Creative Nonfiction

Your Dream Journal
February 2021

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"A Silent Marriage"
Short Fiction

Fiction Kitchen Berlin
January 23, 2021


"Swim at Your Own Risk"
Creative Nonfiction

Schuylkill Valley Journal Online
December 10, 2020


"The Liberation of Scarlet Little"
Short Fiction

Fudoki Magazine
October27, 2020

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"The Night They Saw God in a Taco Bell"
Short Fiction

The Daily Drunk Magazine
October 6, 2020

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"Sincerely, Clarence Tu"
Short Fiction

Knights Library Magazine
Fall 2020

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"My Dental Hygienist is a Vampire"
Flash Fiction

Maudlin House
September 3, 2020


"Dear Skinny Jeans"

Rejection Letters 
July 13, 2020

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"Luck Be a Modern Lady"
Flash Fiction

Menacing Hedge - Summer 2020


"Friendship Bracelet"
Flash Fiction

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June 2020


"The Problem with Disco Dancing"
Short Fiction

Change Seven Magazine - June 2020

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"Her Heart is an Ankle"
Flash Fiction

Ellipsis Zine - June 5, 2020


"The Empress and the Fool"
Short Fiction

Mooky Chick - May 31, 2020

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"Drip, Drip, Drip"
Flash Fiction

Fiction Kitchen Berlin - April 25, 2020


"A Spark, Once Ignited"
Short Fiction

The Cabinet of Heed, Issue 32 - April 2020

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"The Fates"
Flash Fiction

Mooky Chick - March 6, 2020


"Locker Room"
Flash Fiction

Spelk - February 12, 2020

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"When Eli Came to Town"
Short Fiction

The Cabinet of Heed-Issue 28, January 2020

Creative Nonfiction

(Mac)ro(Mic)-December 20, 2019

"Tale of a Weaver"
Flash Fiction

Ellipsis Zine - December 13, 2019

"Perennial Requiem"
Creative Non-fiction

Re-Side Issue 2, pg 5/6 - October 2019

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