You Have Time for this: Contemporary American Short-short Stories
Mark Budman, Tom Hazuka
Ooligan Press, 2007 - Fiction - 135 pages
This collection takes the modern reader on fifty-three literary rides, each one only five hundred words or less. Mark Budman and Tom Hazuka, two of the top names in the genre, have compiled an anthology of mini-worlds as diverse as the authors who created them.
Contributing writers include Steve Almond, author of "My Life in Heavy Metal" and "Candy-freak;" Aimee Bender, author of "The Girl in the Flammable Skirt;" Robert Boswell, author of five novels including "Century's Son;" Alex Irvine, author of "A Scattering of Jades;" L. E. Leone, who writes a weekly humorous column about food and life for the "San Francisco Bay Guardian;" Justine Musk, author of dark-fantasy novels including "Blood Angel;" Susan O'Neill, writer of nonfiction and fiction with a book of short stories "Don't Mean Nothing: Short Stories of Vietnam;" and Katharine Weber author of several novels, her most recent is "Triangle."
From Buddha to beer, sex to headless angels, there's a story here for everyone." In You Have Time for This" you will find:
Flash fiction from forty-four authors
Works from across the globe
Highly regarded authors from all types of genres
Fresh work from emerging writers
Fifty-three stand-alone pieces that tie the world together
Enjoy. You have time for this.