FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Mark Givens / 909-293-9270 / mark.givens@pelekinesis.com

Title: Best Microfiction 2022
Author: Meg Pokrass, Gary Fincke, and Tania Hershman, editors
Category: Fiction
Publication Date: July 10, 2022
Pages: 235
Binding: paperback
ISBN: 978-1-949790-61-0
Suggested Retail Price: $18.00

Claremont, CA – April 11, 2022 – Pelekinesis is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Best Microfiction 2022, new fiction from Meg Pokrass, Gary Fincke, and Tania Hershman, editors, available July 10, 2022 worldwide.

The Best Microfiction anthology series provides recognition for outstanding literary stories of 400 words or fewer. Co-edited by award-winning microfiction writer/editor Meg Pokrass, and Flannery O’Connor Prize-winning author Gary Fincke, the anthology features Tania Hershman serving as final judge.

Best Microfiction 2022 by Meg Pokrass, Gary Fincke, and Tania Hershman, editors will be available through Small Press Distribution, Baker & Taylor, Bertrams, directly from the publisher's website, and in fine local bookstores worldwide.

The page at Pelekinesis for supplemental material is here: http://www.pelekinesis.com/catalog/best_microfiction-2022.html

For more information please contact Mark Givens at 909-293-9270 or mark.givens@pelekinesis.com

About the author

Meg Pokrass, series editor, is the author of 7 flash fiction collections, an award-winning collection of prose poetry, 2 flash-novellas and 2 new co-written collections of flash, Picking Up the Moose, co-written with Jeff Friedman (Pelekinesis, 2022) and Disappearing Debutantes, co-written with Aimee Parkison (Outpost 19, 2023). Her work has appeared in hundreds of literary magazines and international anthologies including Electric Literature, Wigleaf, Washington Square Review, American Journal of Poetry, McSweeney's has appeared in 2 Norton anthologies of the flash fiction form: New Micro (W.W. Norton & Co., 2018), Flash Fiction International (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015). Meg is the Founding Editor of New Flash Fiction Review, Flash Challenge Columnist for Mslexia Magazine, and teaches private microfiction workshops.
Gary Fincke, editor, has published thirty-one books of poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction, most recently, Bringing Back the Bones: New and Selected Poems, A Room of Rain: Stories, and The Killer’s Dog: Stories.
Tania Hershman, guest editor, was joint winner of Live Canon's 2019 Poetry Pamphlet Competition with her poetry pamphlet, How High Did She Fly published in November 2019. Her hybrid particle-physics-inspired book and what if we were all allowed to disappear was published by Guillemot Press in March 2020. Tania is also the author of a poetry collection, a poetry chapbook, and three short story and flash fiction collections. She is co-author of Writing Short Stories: A Writers' & Artists' Companion (Bloomsbury, 2014), co-creator of the @OnThisDayShe Twitter account and co-author of the On This Day She book (Bonnier, 2021), and has a PhD in creative writing inspired by particle physics. www.taniahershman.com

About the publisher

Pelekinesis is a small book publishing company focusing on the development of independent authors and artists by creatively embracing the evolving publishing paradigm and utilizing modern distribution platforms. Full catalog and press material can be found at http://www.pelekinesis.com

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