and Sherrie Flick's “The Paperboy” from the Flash Fiction Forward anthology. Flick's story in particular proved accessible in illustrating how an abridged sto- ryline can continue to explore its protagonist beyond what would be the ...
Author: Barr Bielinski
Publisher: NANO Fiction
NANO Fiction (print ISSN 1935-844X; digital ISSN 2160-939X) is non-profit literary journal that publishes flash fiction—a form of short story also known as micro fiction, micro narrative, micro-story, microrrelatos, postcard fiction, the short short, the short short story, kürzestgeschichten, and sudden fiction—of 300 words or fewer. Featuring twenty to thirty authors in each issue, NANO Fiction has roots that draw from Aesop’s Fables and Zen Koans. Notable practitioners of this prose form include Lydia Davis, Franz Kafka, Italo Calvino, Ignacio Martínez de Pisón, Naguib Mahfouz, and Linor Goralik, among others. This issue of NANO Fiction features works by: Allie Marini Batts, Barr Bielinski, Becky Bosshart, Cian Cruise, Chella Courington, Justin Lawrence Daugherty, Stephanie Dickinson, Barbara Westwood Diehl, Alisa Golden, Katy Gunn, Casey Hannan, Katie Jean Shinkle, Chase Holland, D. Seth Horton, Lisa Marie Hunter, Paul Kavanagh, Jacqueline Kharouf, Edan Lepucki, Matthew Mahaney, Laura McCullough, Wendy Merry, Vilaska Nguyen, Meg Pokrass, Jessica Probus, Laurence Ross, Forrest Roth, Woody Skinner, J. David Stevens, Laurie Stone, Vanessa Angelica Villarreal, Andrew Wickenden, Russ Woods, and Jacob Wren.