Best Microfiction 2021
Meg Pokrass (Editor) Gary Fincke (Editor)
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The Best Microfiction anthology series provides recognition for outstanding literary stories of 400 words or fewer. Co-edited by award-winning microfiction writer/editor Meg Pokrass, and Flannery O'Connor Prize-winning author Gary Fincke, the anthology features Amber Sparks
serving as final judge, and one hundred and five of the world's best very short short stories.
July 10, 2021
4.25 X 7.0 X 0.56 inches | 0.45 pounds
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About the Author
MEG POKRASS is the award-winning author of 8 flash fiction collections and 2 flash novellas, including Spinning to Mars (Blue Light Book Award, 2021) and The Loss Detector (Bamboo Dart Press, 2020). Her work has appeared in over 900 literary journals has been anthologized in 3 Norton anthologies: Flash Fiction International (W.W. Norton, 2015), New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction (W.W. Norton, 2018), and Flash Fiction America (W. W. Norton & Co., 2023). She is the Series Co-Editor of Best Microfiction and Founding Editor of New Flash Fiction Review. Meg lives in Inverness Scotland.http: //www.megpokrass.com
Gary Fincke's books have won The Flannery O'Connor Prize for Short Fiction, the Robert C. Jones Prize for Nonfiction Prose, andwhat is now the Wheeler Prize for Poetry. His latest collections are Nothing Falls from Nowhere: Stories (Steven F. Austin, 2021) andThe Mussolini Diaries (Serving House, 2020). His new collection of essays The Mayan Syndrome will be published later this year byMadhat Press. Its lead essay, "After the Three-Moon Era," was selected to be reprinted in Best American Essays 2020.
Amber Sparks is the author of The Unfinished World, and her fiction and essays have appeared in American Short Fiction, Paris Review, Tin House, Granta, and elsewhere. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, daughter, and two cats.