Fiction. THE BEST MICROFICTION anthology series provides recognition for outstanding literary stories of 400 words or fewer. Co-edited by award-winning microfiction writer/editor Meg Pokrass, and Flannery O'Connor Prize-winning author Gary Fincke, the anthology features the well-known novelist and short story writer Dan Chaon serving as final judge, an exclusive craft-oriented interview with the great Etgar Keret, and an essay about the current state of microfiction written by Robert Scotellaro. The inaugural edition, BEST MICROFICTION 2019, features eighty seven of the world's best very short stories.
Meg Pokrass is the author of six flash fiction collections. Her work has been internationally anthologized in two Norton Anthology Readers, Best Small Fictions, 2018 and 2019, and has appeared in 350 literary magazines both online and in print. She received the Blue Light Book Award in 2016. She currently serves as Flash Challenge Editor at Mslexia Magazine, Festival Curator for Flash Fiction Festival, UK and Founding/Managing Editor of New Flash Fiction Review. Gary Fincke, series editor, has published thirty- one books of poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction, most recently, Bringing Back the Bones: New and Selected Poems , A Room of Rain: Stories, and The Killer's Dog: Stories. Dan Chaon is the guest editor. His most recent book is Ill Will, a novel.Author City: CLAREMONT, CA USA