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Doing More with Less: A Look at New Hint Fiction

In creating New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction (forthcoming August, 2018), editors James Thomas and Robert Scotellaro combed through print and online journals, individual collections, and literary anthologies for short gems. All of the one hundred and forty stories included in this W. W. Norton & Company anthology are individually less than three hundred words. Though brief, these narratives are deep. In the anthology’s forward, Robert Shapard notes the length of stories has been…

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Portland Review’s Spring 2018 Reading at the IPRC

Join us as we celebrate several amazing local authors on Friday, May 18 from 7-9 pmat the Independent Publishing Resource Center, one of Portland’s coziest venues. The event will feature readings by Margaret Malone, Santi Elijah Holley, and Susan DeFreitas and is sure to be an evening of sumptuous words and gripping prose. There will be an optional but suggested donation at the door. Copies of…

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