Best Microfiction 2024

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Product Details
Price
$20.00
Publisher
Pelekinesis
Publish Date
Pages
198
Dimensions
4.25 X 7.0 X 0.45 inches | 0.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781949790900

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About the Author

Deb Olin Unferth is the author of six books, including the novel Barn 8 (Graywolf Press, 2020). Her work has appeared in Harper's, the New York Times, The Paris Review, Granta, NOON, Conjunctions, and McSweeney's. She has received a Guggenheim fellowship, three Pushcart Prizes, and a Creative Capital Fellowship, and she was a finalist for the National Book Critics' Circle Award. A professor at the University of Texas at Austin, she also directs the Pen City Writers, a creative-writing program at a south Texas penitentiary.

Since its inception, Gary Fincke has been co-editor (with Meg Pokrass) of the annual anthology Best Microfiction. His books have won the Flannery O'Connor Prize for Short Fiction, The Robert C. Jones Prize for Short Nonfiction Prose, and what is now the Wheeler Prize for Poetry. His latest book is a memoir-in-essays The Mayan Syndrome (Madhat Press, 2023). Besides having work chosen to appear in Best American Essays 2020 and Best Small Fictions 2020, he has recently published flash fiction at such sites as Craft, Wigleaf, Vestal Review, Atticus Review, Fractured Lit, Ghost Parachute, Pithead Chapel, New World Writing, and Flash Boulevard.
Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the co-founder of 100 Word Story. He recently published The Art of Brevity: Crafting the Very Short Story. He's also published Fissures, a collection of 100-word stories; All the Comfort Sin Can Provide; Nothing Short Of: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story; and Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo. His stories have appeared in dozens of literary magazines, including Tin House, The Southwest Review, and The Gettysburg Review, and he has been anthologized in collections such as Norton's New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction, Flash Fiction America, Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfiction. His essays on creativity have been published in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Literary Hub, Writer's Digest, and The Writer.