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Title New micro : exceptionally short fiction / edited by James Thomas & Robert Scotellaro ; foreword by Robert Shapard ; afterword by Christopher Merrill.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F NEW    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F NEW    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 269 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Letting go / Pamela Painter -- Help / Pamela Painter -- Initiation / Stuart Dybek -- Starlight / Kim Addonizio -- What Jimmy remembers / Kim Addonizio -- Custodian / Brian Hinshaw -- Another thing / Sarah Freligh -- We smoke / Sarah Freligh -- Night aliens in a white van kidnapped my teenage son near the Baptist church parking lot / Lorraine López -- Clean / Joy Williams -- Death row hugger / Nancy Stohlman -- I found your voodoo doll on the dance floor after last call / Nancy Stohlman -- Alter call / Steven Sherrill -- The man in Bogotà / Amy Hempel -- My mother was an upright piano / Tania Hershman -- Local woman gets a jolt / Jennifer Pieroni -- Sleepover / Bonnie Jo Campbell -- My bliss / Bonnie Jo Campbell -- Slow / Joyce Carol Oates -- Sweaters / Nichola Dichario -- The landlord / Meg Pokrass -- Cutlery / Meg Pokrass -- On the rocks / Sherrie Flick -- Porch light / Sherrie Flick -- Witness / John Edgar Wideman -- The hurricane ride / Bernard Cooper -- Johnny came by / Barry Basden -- Aerospace / Garry Basden -- AM:103 / Amelia Gray -- 66:PM / Amelia Gray -- Dad's strung out women blues / Meg Tuite -- n Utilitarianism / Tom Hazuka -- A mere flask poured out / Diane Williams -- Removal men / Diane Williams -- War / Ron Koertge -- Principles of handicapping / Ron Koertge -- The beheading / Roberta Allen -- The fly / Robert Allen -- Polka dot / Darlin' Neal -- Four hundred miles / Darlin' Neal -- Furnace / Kevin Griffith -- No soy for Joy / Molly Giles -- Protest / Molly Giles -- Dumbrowski's advice / Steve Almond -- Humanity services / Lou Beach -- Shot by a monkey / Lou Beach -- You are the raisin, I am the loaf / Stefanie Freele -- Crumple / Stefanie Freele -- Why would a woman pour boiling water on her head? / Jim Heynen -- New rollerskates / Erin Dionne -- Mermad / Claudia Smith -- Colts / Claudia Smith -- The Miller's barbeque / Francine White -- Jetty explains the universe / Francine White -- The new thieves / Thaisa Frank -- The cat lover / Thaisa Frank -- At horseneck beach / Peter Orner -- Model upside down on the stairs / Grant Faulkner -- Way station / Grant Faulkner -- The old days / Lynn Mundell -- The orgasm needs a photo of herself / Nin Andrews -- The orgasm thinks you have forgotten her / Nin Andrews -- So much love in the room / William Walsh -- Unannounced guest / Arlene Ang -- siding / Ron Wallace -- No answer / Ron Wallace -- No one was with him / Kim Chinquee -- He was on the second floor / Kim Chinquee -- I carry a hammer in my pocket for occasions such as these / Anthony Tognazzini -- Looking for Nick Westlund on the MBTA / Amy L. Clark -- What I really meant was that I loved you / Amy L. Clark -- The polka -dot shirt / David Shumate -- Accordion lessons / David Shumate -- Abbreviated glossary / Gay Degani -- Kingmaker / James Claffey -- Brides / Pia Z. Ehrhardt -- The illustrated woman / Pedro Ponce -- One of everything / Pedro Ponce -- Panama City by daylight / Elizabeth Ellen -- 8 x 10 / Elizabeth Ellen -- Rumford / Dinty W. Moore -- Triptych / Michelle Elvy -- Antarctica / Michelle Elvy -- Four hard facts about water / Damian Dressick -- The possibility of bears / Kathy Fish -- Akimob / Kathy Fish -- What's left unsaid / Robert Vaughan -- Time for dessert / Robert Vaughan -- Momma's boy / Melissa Fraterrigo -- Miners / Michael Martone -- Dan Quayle thinking: on ship hunting -- Brother speak / Paul Beckman -- Hot work / Tiff Holland -- Flying / Jeff Landon -- Our boys / Josh Russell -- Black cat / Josh Russell -- Children at the bar / Christopher Merkner -- We're gonna be here awhile / Tara Laskowski -- Dendrochronology / Tara Laskowski -- Intrigued by reincarnation, skip Dillard embraces Buddhism / Michael Czyznie Jewski -- Eating William Wells' Stout heart, Fort Dearborn, 1812 / Michael Czyznie Jewski -- Lens / Len Kuntz -- The hard dance / Len Kuntz -- Dylan's lsot years / Debra Marquart -- This new quiet / Debra Marquart -- Calisthenics / Roy Kesey -- Learning to count in a small town / Roy Kesey -- Another drowning, Miner Lake / Kathleen McGookey -- Supergirl / Kyle Hemmings -- Father Dunne's school for wayward boys #1 / Kyle Hemmings -- Implosion / Melissa McCracken -- It would've been hot / Melissa McCracken -- Cade / Randall Brown -- Gettysburg, July, 1863 / Theresa Wyatt -- How to set a house on fire / Stace Budzko -- Death letter / Zachary Schomburg -- Near Taurus / Dawn Raffel -- Cheater / Dawn Raffel -- Taste / Matt Sailor -- Sea ir / Matt Sailor -- Once we left Tampa / Sophie Rosenblum -- You sure look nice in this light / Sophie Rosenblum -- Long-term memory / James Tate -- Hermit / Ana Maria Shua -- The skiff / Louis Jenkins -- Indecision / Louis Jenkins -- The storm / Curtis Smith -- The quarry / Curtis Smith -- A detatched observer / Mary Miller -- Los Angeles / Mary Miller -- Blindsided / Don Shea -- Women when they put their clothes on in the morning / Richard Brautigan -- This heat / Tara Lynn Masih -- Ella / Tara Lynn Masih -- Grief / Ron Carlson.
Subject Flash fiction.
Short stories.
Fiction -- 21st century.
Fiction -- 20th century.
Genre Short stories.
Added Author Thomas, James, 1946- editor.
Scotellaro, Robert, editor.
Shapard, Robert, 1942- writer of foreword.
Merrill, Christopher, writer of afterword.
Painter, Pamela. Letting go.
Painter, Pamela. Helping.
Dybek, Stuart, 1942- Initiation.
Addonizio, Kim, 1954- Starlight.
Addonizio, Kim, 1954- What Jimmy remembers.
Hinshaw, Brian. Custodian.
Freligh, Sarah. Another thing.
Freligh, Sarah. We smoke.
López, Lorraine, 1956- Night aliens in a white van kidnapped my teenage son near the Baptist church parking lot.
Williams, Joy, 1944- Clean.
ISBN 9780393354706 (pbk.)
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