About

"Meg Pokrass writes like a brain looking for a body. Wonderful, dark, unforgiving." — Frederick Barthelme

0 15420973_10211487668812074_6331792292533502471_nMeg is the author of five flash fiction collections, an award-winning collection of prose poetry, and a novella-in-flash from the Rose Metal Press. Her latest book is a flash fiction collection called The Dog Seated Next To Me, published in 2019 by Pelekinesis Press.

A new novella in flash The Smell Of Good Luck is due to be published in 2019 by Flash: The International Short Short Story Press.

Her work has been recently anthologized in two Norton Anthology Readers: New Micro (W.W. Norton & Co, 2018) and Flash Fiction International (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015), Best Small Fictions, 2018 (ed. Aimee Bender), Wigleaf Top 50, Nothing Short Of 100, Flash Non-Fiction Funny, Flash Fiction Funny, and has appeared in 350 literary magazines both online and in print including Electric Literature, Tin House, McSweeney’s, Five Points, Smokelong Quarterly, Tupelo Review.

She currently serves as Flash Challenge Editor at Mslexia Magazine, Festival Curator for Flash Fiction Festival UK, Co-Editor of Best Microfiction, 2019, and Founding/Managing Editor of New Flash Fiction Review. Meg teaches ongoing flash fiction workshops both online and in person, in the UK and Ireland.

To find out more about teaching, go here.
You can follow Meg on Twitter via @megpokrass.