Flash! Flash Fiction Call for “Contemporary very short stories in English translation”

For the forthcoming anthology Flash Fiction International, W.W. Norton. Editors Robert Shapard, James Thomas, and Chris Merrill (Director, University of Iowa International Writing Program).

We are looking for contemporary very short stories in English translation, limit about 1,000 words. We usually reprint works already published; but will also consider original manuscripts.

We would be very grateful for networking help, leads to other’s work--names of authors, translators, books--with contact numbers if possible.

We also want quotes about or relevant to very short fiction (from writers in the form, or from any field--aesthetics, philosophy, physics, other arts, popular culture); we will be glad to acknowledge you and send a free copy of the book.

Send submissions or leads to: Robert Shapard, 3405 Mt. Bonnell Drive, Austin, TX 78731, rshapard[at]hawaii.edu

via Leza Lowitz