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Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, & Other Short Prose For Normal People Don't Live Like This Travels in Vermeer: A Memoir Vermeer in Hell


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

"[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."—Library Journal (starred review)

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

 

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award: Your Enzymes Are Calling the Ancients by Karen Donovan. Click here for information about the award and a list of this year's finalists.

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Praise for Travels in Vermeer and Vermeer in Hell by Michael White: 

"Travels in Vermeer is a thoroughly user-friendly piece of art education, but it is even better as a thoughtful, spare memoir of pain and recovery, unusually formatted and exquisitely moving."—Shelf Awareness

"[In Vermeer in Hell] White translates his passion for Dutch painting into dynamic, striking poems. A book not to be missed."—Library Journal (starred review)

"It is not an overstatement to call this poetry Genius.”— Laura Kasischke

Plus, a recent essay about Vermeer by Michael White.

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