New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories from America and Beyond

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Robert Shapard, James Thomas
W W Norton & Company Incorporated, 2007 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Before the Train and After Katherine Nolte -- Rosa Blanca Barry Gifford -- The Puppies Dean Paschal -- Before and Again Larissa Amir -- A Bad Joke Ha Jin -- Consumed Steve Amick -- Why Men Quit: An Intellectual Inquiry Benjamin Alire Saenz -- Delicate Touch Stephanie Waxman -- Country Miles Robert King -- Scroll Roy Kesey -- Swimming for Shore Chrissy Kolaya -- Mud Geoffrey Forsyth -- Feelers John Gould -- The Party Elizabeth Berg -- My Kid's Dog Ron Hansen -- Power Lines John McNally -- Incarnations of Burned Children David Foster Wallace -- Inclusions Elizabeth McBride -- Good, Brother Peter Markus -- Reply All Robin Hemley -- Escort Chuck Palahniuk -- The Gold Lunch Ron Carlson -- Doughnut Shops and Doormen Kimberly Kepa'a Tubania -- A Piece of Sky Ronald Frame -- Stolen Chocolates Ursula Hegi -- Juan the Cell Phone Salesman Deb Olin Unferth -- Nap Time Tom Franklin -- Audio Tour Patricia Marx -- Paper Slippers Leelila Strogov -- Crossroad Kirk Nesset -- Determinants Gerald Locklin -- How I Left Ned Sherrie Flick -- Moscow Steve Almond.

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Review: New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories from America and Beyond

User Review  - Stan Murai - Goodreads

This anthology collects short-short stories, sixty altogether, all less than 2000 words, typically five pages in length. I don't know if they necessarily represent a new literary genre or just a ... Read full review

Review: New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories from America and Beyond

User Review  - Lilah - Goodreads

I wasn't crazy about all of the shorts in this book, but I did enjoy a majority of them. They were well written and made a nice compilation of works from a variety of authors both big and small. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Robert Shapard teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Hawaii, and co-edited Flash Fiction Forward .

James Thomas teaches literature and creative writing in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and co-edited Flash Fiction Forward .

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