Advance praise

Coming this SPRING, 2016! The Dog Looks Happy Upside Down a new collection of flash fiction by Meg Pokrass will be available from Etruscan Press. “The people in these stories need Meg Pokrass. Their lives are tough but her imagination is the fire-lasso that can save them, save us. In her work, off-kilter is the […]

A Story of Found Sentences

Select 25 or so interesting sentences from a variety of different sources—the more unlikely, the better: newspaper articles, to-go menus, instruction manuals, long & boring direct marketing e-mails, etc.  Sprinkle the sentences you find into one of your own compositions or write connective tissue between the strange combinations of ideas. Make sense of chaos, but […]

Flash Fiction International (W.W.Norton & Co.) is out!

I’m humbled to have a flash included in the Norton anthology. What is a flash fiction called in other countries? In Latin America it is a micro, in Denmark kortprosa, in Bulgaria mikro razkaz. These short shorts, usually no more than 750 words, range from linear narratives to the more unusual: stories based on mathematical […]