It’s Lack that Gives Us Inspiration. Ray Bradbury
Short Stories and More
Delighted to Announce Award-Winning Author Edwidge Danticat is the Judge of the Flying Elephants Short Story Prize!

AndWeWereHungry is an online arts and literary magazine currently in development. We exist to celebrate the short story while also showcasing an eclectic mix of prose, poetry and multimedia/visual artwork by writers and artists from around the world.


Each quarterly issue will come packed with beautifully crafted short stories that bring you the world as only the best fiction can.

We will also feature on a rolling basis the best essays, true-stories-well-told, poems, photography and visual art we can get our hands on. We launch in Summer 2013, come back for your fill of short stories and more.

Writers & Artists

Submission for our inaugural issue and The Flying Elephants Short-Story Prize is now open! We are delighted to announce that award-winning author Edwidge Danticat will be serving as Judge! The total prize fund—thanks to generous support of multimedia artist Gregory Colbert—is $5,000.

We welcome your submissions of short stories, essay, poetry,  nonfiction of general interest (no academic works), and multimedia/visual artwork. We do not pay for submissions. More info click here. Ready to submit? Submit Here!

Join Our Staff

Why another literary magazine? Well, the imaginative impulse is not in short supply, so why not have a thousand flowers bloom?

We are now accepting applications for Readers and Contributing Editors to join our current staff.  For more details, please click here.