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Title Micro fiction : an anthology of really short stories / edited by Jerome Stern.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, [1996]
©1996
Edition First edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN 6120.2.M48 1996    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN 6120.2.M48 1996    AVAILABLE  
Subject Short stories.
Alt Name Stern, Jerome (Jerome H.)
Description 141 pages ; 17 cm
Edition First edition.
Contents Poet's husband / M. Giles -- Cough / Harry Humes -- Daydream / R. Allen -- Wrong channel / R. Fernandez -- Harmony / J. Williams -- 20/20 / L. Brewer -- Your fears are justified / R. DeMarinis -- At the point / B. McCaddon -- Halo / M. McFee -- Mockingbird / L. Berry -- Changing the channel / E.E. Miller -- Wanting to fly / S. Dunning -- Eclipsed / R. Shuster -- New Year / P. Painter -- Survivors / K. Addonizio -- Anti-Cain / V. Suarez -- Painted devils / F. Chappell -- Honeycomb / N.R. Singer -- Baby, baby, baby / F. Camoin -- An old story / J. Kelman -- Conception / T. Fleming -- All this / J. Avallon -- Stone belly girl / J. Granger
Worry / R. Wallace -- You can't see dogs on the radio / L. Wendling -- True story of Mr. and Mrs. Wong / M. Chin -- Flu / S. Dybek -- The bridge / R. Edson -- Kennedy in the barrio / J.O. Cofer -- Grief / R. Carlson -- Mount Olive / M.A. Love -- Hurray for Hollywood / G. Garrett -- This is how I remember it / Betsy Kemper -- November / U. Hegi -- Carpathia / J.L. Kercheval -- Chickens / E. Magarrell -- Mayor of the sister city speaks to the chamber of commerce in Klamath Falls, Oregon, on a night in December in 1976 / M. Martone -- Confirmation names / M. Lippo -- Hostess ; Housewife / A. Hempel -- Land's end / A. Nelson -- Last supper in the Cabinet Mountains / D. Bottoms -- Strongman / W. White-Ring -- Diverging paths and all that / M. O'Hara -- A gentleman's C / P. Powell -- Of exposure / J. Holman -- Tea leaves / J. Burroway -- We eat our peas for the souls in Purgatory / A. McPeters -- Waiting / P. McNally -- But what was her name? / D. Raffel -- Guadalupe in the Promised Land / Sam Shepard -- Morning news / J. Stern -- Molibi / L. Hancock -- Wallet / A. Woodman.
Summary Collection of short short stories, from contest winners and selected finalists for the annual World's Best Short Short Story Contest, where each entry must be less than 250 words long.
ISBN 0393039684
9780393039689
0393314324 (pbk.)
9780393314328 (pbk.)
OCLC # 33440078
Table of Contents
 Introduction15
 Acknowledgments21
 The Poet's Husband / Molly Giles24
 The Cough / Harry Humes26
 Daydream / Roberta Allen28
 Wrong Channel / Roberto Fernandez30
 Harmony / Joy Williams32
 20/20 / Linda Brewer34
 Your Fears Are Justified / Rick DeMarinis36
 At the Point / Beauvais McCaddon38
 The Halo / Michael McFee40
 Mockingbird / Laurie Berry42
 Changing the Channel / E. Ethelbert Miller44
 Wanting to Fly / Stephen Dunning46
 Eclipsed / Robert Shuster48
 The New Year / Pamela Painter50
 Survivors / Kim Addonizio52
 Anti-Cain / Virgil Suarez54
 Painted Devils / Fred Chappell56
 Honeycomb / Natalia Rachel Singer58
 Baby, Baby, Baby / Francois Camoin60
 An Old Story / James Kelman62
 Conception / Tom Fleming64
 All This / Joanne Avallon66
 Stone Belly Girl / Jamie Granger68
 Worry / Ron Wallace70
 You Can't See Dogs on the Radio / Linda Wendling72
 The True Story of Mr. and Mrs. Wong / Marilyn Chin74
 Flu / Stuart Dybek76
 The Bridge / Russell Edson78
 Kennedy in the Barrio / Judith Ortiz Cofer80
 Grief / Ron Carlson82
 Mount Olive / Monifa A. Love84
 Hurray for Hollywood / George Garrett86
 This Is How I Remember It / Betsy Kemper88
 November / Ursula Hegi90
 Carpathia / Jesse Lee Kercheval92
 Chickens / Elaine Magarrell94
 The Mayor of the Sister City Speaks to the Chamber of Commerce in Klamath Falls, Oregon, on a Night in December in 1976 / Michael Martone96
 Confirmation Names / Mariette Lippo98
 Hostess / Amy Hempel100
 Housewife / Amy Hempel101
 Land's End / Antonya Nelson102
 Last Supper in the Cabinet Mountains / David Bottoms104
 Strongman / Wendy White-Ring106
 Diverging Paths and All That / Maryanne O'Hara108
 A Gentleman's C / Padgett Powell110
 Of Exposure / John Holman112
 Tea Leaves / Janet Burroway114
 We Eat Our Peas for the Souls in Purgatory / Annette McPeters116
 Waiting / Peggy McNally118
 But What Was Her Name? / Dawn Raffel120
 Guadalupe in the Promised Land / Sam Shepard122
 Morning News / Jerome Stern124
 Molibi / Leigh Hancock126
 Wallet / Allen Woodman128
 Biographical Notes131
 Permissions141


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