Shasta Grant is the 2016 SmokeLong Quarterly Kathy Fish Fellow. She won the 2015 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest and has been selected as the Spring 2017 Writer-in-Residence at the Kerouac House. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Lunch Ticket, matchbook, Outlook Springs, wigleaf, and elsewhere. Her chapbook Gather Us Up and Bring Us Home is forthcoming from Split Lip Press.
In SmokeLong‘s “Why Flash Fiction?” series, writers and editors explore what draws them to the form. In this column, Carmen Maria Machado analyzes the famous six-word story “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Submit your own “Why Flash Fiction?” article or other flash-related essays on our Submittable page! By Carmen Maria Machado Whenever I teach … Continue reading On the Mirror and the Echo
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