Meg Pokrass: Author, Editor, Teacher

Meg Pokrass is the author of five flash fiction collections and one award winning book of prose poetry. Her books include Alligators At Night (Ad Hoc Press, 2018), Cellulose Pajamas (Blue Light Book Award winner,  2016), The Dog Looks Happy Upside Down (Etruscan Press, 2016), My Very End of the Universe— Five Mini-Novellas-in-Flash and a Study of the Form (Rose Metal Press, 2014), Bird Envy (2014), and Damn Sure Right (Press 53, 2011).

Her stories and poems have appeared in over 320 literary magazines including, Electric Lit, Rattle, Tin House, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Jellyfish Review, Smokelong Quarterly, and many international anthologies of flash fiction, including 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 and her story “Alligators At Night” from Atticus Review was selected for the Wigleaf Top 50 List.  Meg is the Founding Editor of New Flash Fiction Review, Founding Co-Editor for the forthcoming anthology series Best Microfiction, and Co-Founder of San Francisco’s The Flash Fiction Collective Reading Series. Meg currently serves as an international writing competition judge and Festival Curator for the new Flash Fiction Festival, U.K.

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Listen to Meg reading “The Landlord” from New MIcro (W.W. Norton & Co., 2018) on the NPR 


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