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Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, & Other Short Prose For Life's Good, Brother Normal People Don't Live Like This The Wynona Stone Poems


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The critics on Short, plus interviews with editor Alan Ziegler:

JUST IN "[Short is] long on great work by great writers...provides such a diverse and label-less mix of short work all in one place, you'll want to make sure to have a copy on your bookshelf."  --NewPages.com

"From humor to heartbreak and back again....Short offers a whirlwind tour exploring what the written word is capable of, the tip of an impossibly valuable iceberg."  --San Francisco Book Review

"Important and impressive." --HTMLGiant

"Perfect for the busy reader...[and] good for those interested in experimental writing." --starred review, Library Journal

An Interview in Words Without Borders: http://wordswithoutborders.org/dispatches/article/the-short-on-short-an-interview-with-alan-ziegler

An Interview in The Believer: logger.believermag.com/post/80781838989/stick-your-name-on-it-and-let-it-be-read

For course consideration, download the examination Sampler here: Short College Sampler.pdf

 

Persea is currently accepting submissions for the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry. The winner receives publication, $1,000.00, and the option of an expenses-paid, six-week residency at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy! Click here for entry guidelines.

Congratulations to Mutlu Konuk Blasing, whose translation of Life's Good, Brother by Nazim Hikmet is a finalist for ALTA's 2014 best American translation award.

 

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