All of the stories in this book are exceptionally short, revealing themselves in no more than 300 words. With a foreword by Robert Shapard and an afterword by Christopher Merrill, this book brings you fresh approaches to an exacting form that demands precision, a species of brevity that is surprisingly expansive. Writers say the pieces are hard to compose, but readers say they are easy to appreciate, a pleasure to envision, a wonder to watch life spun out and painted in small places. Real and surreal, lyrical and prosaic, here are 135 stories by 89 authors, certain to make you think.
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Age Range: NA - NA years
Grade Level: NA - NA
Paperback: 288 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 21.08 x 13.97 x 2.03 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.23 Kg