Aug 04

SHOW YOUR WORK – Episode 4 – Tyrese Coleman

Writer Tyrese Coleman talks hip-hop, metaphors, and how a trick ending doesn’t cut it in flash. We go in depth about her story, “They Reminisce Over You,” originally published in Hobart.

Tyrese L. Coleman is a writer, wife, mother, attorney, essayist, and fictionist. She is also the fiction editor for District Lit, and an associate editor at SmokeLong Quarterly. A 2016 Kimbilio Fiction Fellow, her flash pieces have appeared in several publications, including PANK, Brevity, Tahoma Literary Review, upstreet, Hobart, and listed in Wigleaf’s Top 50 (very) short fictions. She also leads flash writing workshops for the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD. Contact her at or on Twitter @tylachelleco.

This episode was produced by Tyler Barton. The music was also produced by Tyler Barton, under his musical moniker, yungpamp.

About The Author

Tyler Barton is co-founder of FEAR NO LIT, a fiction editor for Blue Earth Review, an intern for Sundress Publications, a radio host for Weekly Reader, and a blogger for The Rumpus. His fiction has appeared in Monkeybicycle, NANO Fiction, Midwestern Gothic, Little Fiction, and elsewhere. Find his work at Find his jokes at @goftyler.