“Spendl’s fiction pieces in this chapbook impress and instruct. These sharp gems are like, as Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer has said of this form, ‘flash of fireflies.’ With swift movements they illuminate the vulnerabilities and triumphs of the human soul.”

Samrat Upadhyay

Lana Spendl’s chapbook of flash fiction, We Cradled Each Other in the Air, contains a variety of meditations, lyrical pieces, and absurdist narrative shorts. The chapbook is part of a book-length volume from Blue Lyra Press, alongside the chapbooks of authors Chella Courington and Diane Payne.