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Friday, September 23 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Big Skies, Little Stories: Place in Flash Fiction

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Flash fiction, microfiction, sudden stories. Write it in fewer than a thousand words, five hundred, two hundred fifty. Whatever we call these short short stories, whatever limits we set, in a digital literary world the market for tiny prose is thriving. But how do we bring real places into such small spaces? Panelists will discuss the craft of flash fiction, especially as it relates to effectively conveying setting.

Speakers
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Chauna Craig

Chauna Craig is author of the forthcoming story collection The Widow’s Guide to Edible Mushrooms. Her work has been published in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Terrain.org, Flash Fiction International, SmokeLong Quarterly, and elsewhere. A Great Falls native, she now lives and teaches in Pennsylvania.
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Sherrie Flick

Sherrie Flick is author of the novel Reconsidering Happiness (Bison Books), the flash fiction chapbook I Call This Flirting (Flume Press), and the short story collection Whiskey, Etc. (Queen's Ferry Press, 2016). Her fiction appears in many anthologies and journals, including Flash Fiction Forward, New Sudden Fiction, Ploughshares, and SmokeLong Quarterly. She lives in Pittsburgh and teaches in Chatham... Read More →
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Samuel Ligon

Samuel Ligon is the author of two novels—Among the Dead and Dreaming and Safe inHeaven Dead—and two collections of stories, Wonderland, illustrated by StephenKnezovich, and Drift and Swerve. He edits the journal Willow Springs, teaches at EasternWashington University in Spokane, and is the artistic director of the Port TownsendWriters’ Conference.  | |


Friday September 23, 2016 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Dana Gallery - Collector's West 246 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802

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