Cat on a Leash Review

An intersectional feminist literary magazine for short fiction

EST. 2016

​Welcome to Cat on a Leash Review (COLR), a literary magazine for writing that stands out as much as a cat on a leash. We're a small, digital magazine dedicated to curating imaginative short stories and flash fiction, which we publish individually on a rolling basis. To submit, check out our guidelines on the submissions page. To read our stories, take a look at our highlighted stories and archives!

Letter from the Editors

July 3, 2019

To our dear readers (and writers),

We are pleased to announce that we have new stories forthcoming this month! In fact, we are starting a new publication process. Where we previously published stories in issues and volumes, we will now be publishing them individually on a rolling basis. What does this mean for you? Well it means readers can count on seeing stories on a more regular basis. Plus it means our authors will get individually featured on our website and social media pages.

Make sure to subscribe to our email list to stay up-to-date with all the latest stories! Plus check out our submissions page for more information on submitting work to be considered for publication. We are looking forward to this new chapter of COLR and want to thank all of our readers and contributors for continuing on this journey with us!

​Diane & Anne


Founded in June of 2016, Cat on a Leash Review is just getting started! Read about our mission and what you can expect from COLR in the near future.

Highlighted Stories

We are proud to present the latest that COLR has to offer. Read some or all of these carefully selected stories and enjoy!


We're always looking for new, unpublished stories. Check out our guidelines to see if COLR is the right home for your work! We Look forward to hearing from you!


Read past issues of Cat on a Leash Review here to get a feel for our literary aesthetic! All past issues are available to read for free! We hope you enjoy them!