Meg Pokrass


Meg Pokrass is the author of four collections and one award winning book of prose poetry. Her books include Damn Sure Right (Press 53, 2011) My Very End of the Universe— Five Mini-Novellas-in-Flash and a Study of the Form (Rose Metal Press, 2014), Bird Envy (2014), Cellulose Pajamas (Blue Light Book Award winner,  2016)), The Dog Looks Happy Upside Down (Etruscan Press, 2016) and Alligators At Night (Ad Hoc Press, 2018). Her stories and poems have appeared and are forthcoming in over 320 literary magazines including Rattle, Tin House, Five Points, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Jellyfish Review, New World Writing, Bayou Magazine, National Public Rado (WNPR), 100-Word Story, Wigleaf Top 50 List , Wigleaf Magazine,  Green Mountains Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Talking Writing, Every Writer’s Resource,  Failbetter, storySouth, decomP,  Flash Magazine, and two Norton anthologies: New Micro (W.W. Norton & Co., 2018) and Flash Fiction International (W.W. Norton, 2015). Recently, Meg’s story Barista” from Del Sol Review, was chosen by Aimee Bender for Best Small Fictions, 2018. Showcased by Adweek and Galleycat/Media Bistro as Best Online Writershe  is considered an innovator in the use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms for writers. Meg has worked on as an editor for SmokeLong Quarterly and New World Writing. She is Founding Editor of New Flash Fiction Review and San Francisco’s The Flash Fiction Collective Reading Series. Meg serves as an international writing competition judge and Festival Curator for the new Flash Fiction Festival, U.K.

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