Dianne Thomas

I'm a Detroit-based writer whose work has appeared in The Threepenny Review, Flashquake, Octavo, 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 Month's Highlight

April is National Poetry Month

A poem's reach should exceed its grasp ... or what's a metaphor?

I hope that readers will enjoy the  offerings from my online archive.

Click here to explore


Links to Published Works

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 ...

Vignettes, Memoir & More

 The Talking Wall

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

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 on a date 

seemed weird.  

contact: dianne.thomas.online@gmail.com