Dianne Thomas

I'm a Detroit-based writer whose work has appeared in Octavo, Flashquake, The Threepenny Review, and other online and print publications.


This website offers free reading of my fiction, poetry, vignettes, and more.  

See the download section for available content in pdf form. 

This Week's Highlight


An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Club

Casper Crumb looked at the cards in his hand, then glanced across the table at his petite wife Brigitte and trembled. 

After forty years of marriage he knew her moods, but he had never learned to read her signals.                                      (More)


Links to Published Works


Short Stories

Short Stories


Published by Flashquake

Intensities of IV or Less  

Short Stories

Short Stories

Short Stories

The Life of the Party

She thought about just giving up on

the idea of going to the party, but 

when she considered alternatives ...

Memoir & More

Short Stories

Memoir & More

 The Talking Wall

Everyone agreed about where the wall came from. It was what was left of an old grocery store... 

Memoir & More

Dance without Song

Published by Banshee

What's Left

Published by Alsop Review

Sunday Morning

They would sit in straight-backed chairs and drink coffee at a table

he had made from old boards  

Previously published by Flashquake

My Dinner with Joe 

I don’t think I really wanted to date Joe. Hanging out with a group was fine. But just the two of us ... 

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