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Very Short Fiction

  •    By Andrés Neuman
    During the time my father was in the hospital, it made sense to leave the car in the hospital’s underground garage. I would stop at the top of the entrance’s small abyss and let my white Opel slide do...
  •    By Robert Shapard
    Sudden, Flash, Nano, Short-Short, Micro, Minificción . . . "I usually compare the novel to a mammal, be it wild as a tiger or tame as a cow; the short story to a bird or a fish;...
  •    By Hisham Bustani
    To the revolutionaries of Egypt who left their couches and burnt their televisions It’s raining again. Like the winters of my childhood. But my head has changed and is covered in sca...
  •    By Lili Potpara
    For several days, it is quiet in the apartment. The sister and brother are playing quietly, and Daddy and Mama are not talking. The silence is thick and heavy. It echoes sometimes, too, when the boy a...
  • Carmen Boullosa tr. Kristina Zdravič Reardon Q: Is there a quote you like or think is particularly fitting or relevant to very short fiction, whether by a fiction writer or by someone...
  • Photo by uopfindsomt/Flickr For Daniel Sada   The dedication was short and impersonal, followed by the unlikely signature: Lauro H. Batallón. Santiago held the copy in his open hand...

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