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You have transformed so many people's writing lives, mine included! -Frances Gapper Any micro I have ever published was born in your workshops! Eternal gratitude. – Jenny Stalter You are such an inspiring teacher. -Nadia Jacobsen I fell in love with flash in your...

Review of “Alice In Wonderland Syndrome” in Smokelong Quarterly

"These 29 micro stories, which can be read in one sitting, are so interconnected that the effect is of one short story, told in fragments—a fitting format for a meditation on the unraveling of a marriage, with guest stars (dogs, lovers, therapists, the tiger cat, a...

Review of The Dog Seated Next to Me in Tinderbox Poetry

"With multiple timelines that shift readers forward and back throughout the collection, The Dog Seated Next to Me confronts the often messy task of navigating life. This narrative structure of both united as well as standalone flashes allows readers to grapple with...

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

"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 characterization in such a...

Winner of 3 BIFFY50 Awards!

"Drink Like A Bird" from Okay Donkey Magazine, "Piggish" from Five:2:One Magazine, and "Bullseye" from Fictive Dream, all 3 won the BIFFY50! See the full list here at BIFFY50! - Best Irish and British Flash Awards, 2018-2019!!! I'm honoured and thrilled beyond...

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“The nuanced tonal complexity, which can go from the whimsical to a darker irony in the turn of a phrase, has been the signature feature of the work of Meg Pokrass.”

—Stuart Dybek