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

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Robert Shapard, James Thomas
W.W. Norton, 2007 - Fiction - 368 pages
17 Reviews
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  - Lisa Hern - Goodreads

To tell a good story in so few pages is a true gift. I thoroughly enjoyed most of the stories in this volume. Sudden fiction is a true blue genre, put your seatbelt on. 4.25 Stars. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Robert Shapard directed the University of Hawaii MFA program and now livesin Austin, Texas.

James Thomas has received two NEA grants and a StegnerFellowship; he lives in Xenia, Ohio.

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