Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories From Around the World

James Thomas, Robert Shapard, and Christopher Merrill, editors
Published in 2015
by Norton

This anthology of flash fiction collects eighty-six short shorts by authors from six continents, including Petina Gappah, Yasunari Kawabata, Etgar Keret, Kim Young-ha, Naguib Mahfouz, Shabnam Nadiya, María Negroni, Lili Potpara, Josephine Rowe, and Juan Villoro. The range of work demonstrates the expansive potential of this abbreviated form (stories usually containing no more than 750 words), and will inspire writers to view storytelling in new ways. 


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