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

Glowing Review of “The Dog Seated Next to Me” in Rain Taxi!

A wonderful review by book reviewer Aimee Parkison: (excerpt) Buy the Print Edition of Rain Taxi to read the rest! “One of the marvels of this flash-fiction collection is Pokrass’s ability to create fully realized complex characters in the tradition of literary realism typically associated with longer narratives, even novels. She achieves so much deep…
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Lily and the Jackalope (from the archive)

Originally publised in Failbetter Lily and the Jackalope by Meg Pokrass “My God,” Lily said. “I think we are looking at the tracks of a beaver!” Nature camping for Jesus, Arnold erected their tent within a hundred yards of the dam. They wanted to hear the blub-blub of water while they slept and held each…
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“The Bug Man” in Best Small Fictions, 2019 – author reading

Author reading of “The Bug Man” which first appeared in Tin House, published in the collection “Alligators At Night” (Ad Hoc Fiction). Such an honor to have the story included in Best Small Fictions, 2019!

“Between Animals” at Vox Populi

A new piece,”Between Animals” is live today at the wonderful Vox Populi Magazine