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Recent Publications

Querencia Press
Summer 2023 Anthology

This collection of poetry, fiction, CNF and hybrid work features three new poems by Kara Q. Rea.

Purchase your copy before they sell out!


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Hobart After Dark (HAD)

Kara's name is under the skulls!!! Click below to read a poem that the HAD team called "a sharp little piece of wonder."

*This poem was nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology 2022/23*


Door Is A Jar, Spring Issue 26

Read poignant literary short The Red Victorian by Kara Q. Rea in Door Is A Jar Literary Magazine. Purchase the issue by clicking below or look for it on the newsstand in April 2023 at select Barnes and Noble and Books A Million locations. 


The Rumen


Sometimes it's better not to scratch that itch.

Click below to read The Itch, a chilling speculative short story by Kara Q. Rea, published in The Rumen on February 11, 2023. 


The Avenue, Issue VII

Kara Q. Rea is pleased to share her literary short fiction piece, Soup Season, in The Avenue Journal.  Soup Season has been nominated for the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers by Editor Chris Kosmides.

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Marrow Magazine, Issue 2


Read new poetry by Kara Q. Rea in the Spring 2022 issue of Marrow Magazine.



Read My Moon, new poetry by Kara Q. Rea, in Sylvia Magazine. 

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