Fissures: One Hundred 100-Word Stories

Fissures One Hundred Word Stories Fissures is disjunction at its most disruptive Faulkner s stories are spectral spaces captured with hard borders and his dangerous eye for truth Pamela Painter author of Wouldn t You Like to KnowGran

  • Title: Fissures: One Hundred 100-Word Stories
  • Author: Grant Faulkner
  • ISBN: 9781941209202
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fissures is disjunction at its most disruptive Faulkner s stories are spectral spaces captured with hard borders and his dangerous eye for truth Pamela Painter, author of Wouldn t You Like to KnowGrant Faulkner s stories are poetic and creepy and funny and touching and you re going to have a swell time I wish I had written some of them Lou Beach, author of 420 CharaFissures is disjunction at its most disruptive Faulkner s stories are spectral spaces captured with hard borders and his dangerous eye for truth Pamela Painter, author of Wouldn t You Like to KnowGrant Faulkner s stories are poetic and creepy and funny and touching and you re going to have a swell time I wish I had written some of them Lou Beach, author of 420 CharactersGrant Faulkner is the impresario of 100 word stories The 100 tantalizing fictions in Fissures shock and please a precious pile of sparkling surprises Jane Ciabattari, author of Stealing the Fire and California StoriesGrant Faulkner s sharply observed, darkly funny, heart breaking bursts of highly compressed prose offers a startling view of what reality might look like through a funhouse microscope Fissures pushes the boundaries of flash prose, and thank goodness for that Sometimes less is so much Dinty W Moore, author of Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy Advice and Confessions on Writing, Love, and Cannibals

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    About “Grant Faulkner

    • Grant Faulkner

      Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month and the co founder of 100 Word Story His stories have appeared in dozens of literary magazines, including Tin House, The Southwest Review, Green Mountains Review, and PANK His essays on creativity have been published in The New York Times, Poets Writers, Writer s Digest, and The Writer He recently published a collection of one hundred 100 word stories, Fissures, two of which are included in Best Small Fictions 2016 His book of essays on creativity, Pep Talks for Writers 52 Insights and Prompts to Boost Your Creative Mojo, is coming out with Chronicle Books in October 2017.Additionally, Grant is co founder of the Flash Fiction Collective, a member of the Oakland Book Festival s Literary Council, a member of the National Writing Project Writers Council, and a member of Lit Camp s Advisory Council.He s presented at events such as the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Associated Writing Programs Conference, Book Expo America, the Chicago Humanities Festival, the Oakland Book Festival, the Bay Area Book Festival, Poets Writers Live, the San Francisco Writers Conference, the Commonwealth Club, the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit, Writers Digest West, the Porchlight storytelling series, Litquake, Lit Crawl, the Mendocino Writers Conference, and the Arizona State Library Association s YA Summit.



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    • Grant Faulkner is a conjurer. He waves his hands over a page, a few dozen words fall, and from them whole lives echo, small and tinny but going on for hours.You ask most folks in the know what distinguishes a prose poem from flash fiction -- especially microfiction like these tiny 100-word stories -- and they'll tell you, not much. And truth be told, some of these pieces in Fissures do feel a bit more like poetry, or old-fashioned sketches, or vignettes, or disembodied scenes. But that doesn't d [...]





    • Each one of these 100-word stories is like looking through a keyhole. You get a tantalizing glimpse of what's happening, but you have to imagine the rest.



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