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Saturday, April 13 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Art of Flash Fiction

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“Since brevity is the soul of wit / And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief…” - Billy Shakespeare

Join flash fiction specialists as they talk about their craft. Featuring moderator Thaisa Frank, Kim Magowan, Jane Ciabattari, Nancy Au, and Kara Vernor. $20

Media sponsor: BookLife
Book sales courtesy of Borderlands Books

Moderators
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Thaisa Frank

Thaisa Frank’s recent flash fiction has been anthologized in Short Fiction (Bloomsbury 2019) and  New Micro (Norton 2019).  Her third collection of short fiction , Enchantment (2012) includes two semi-autobiographical novellas as well as thirty-three stories. Her most recent... Read More →

Authors
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Kim Magowan

Kim Magowan’s debut collection, Undoing, won the 2017 Moon City Short Fiction Award. It was published in March 2018 by Moon City Press, available from the pressand from Amazon. Her novel The Light Source is forthcoming from 7.13 Books.Magowan lives in San Francisco with her partner and their two daughters, and teaches in the Department of Literatures and Languages at Mills College. Her fiction is published or forthcoming in Atticus Review, Bird’s Thumb, Cleaver, The Gettysburg Review, Hobart, New World Writing... Read More →
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Jane Ciabattari

Jane Ciabattari is the author of two critically acclaimed short story collections: "California Tales" and "Stealing the Fire" (Kirkus Reviews: "Ciabattari is a master of transformation as she gives these stories of loss, woe, crisis and collapse the salutary and sometimes bracing... Read More →
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Kara Vernor

Kara Vernor’s fiction has appeared in Wigleaf, The Los Angeles Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Fanzine, and elsewhere, and her fiction chapbook, Because I Wanted to Write You a Pop Song, is available from Split Lip Press. She is the recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation scholarship... Read More →
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Nancy Au

Nancy Au's writing appears or is forthcoming in Redivider, Gulf Coast, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Cincinnati Review, Catapult, Lunch Ticket, The Pinch, SmokeLong Quarterly, among others. She has an MFA from San Francisco State University where she taught creative writing. She... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 12:30pm - 1:45pm PDT
Z Below 450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA 94110