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300 short stories: story 269

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2019 short stories

story: “The Shared Patio” author: Miranda July year: 2007 where: Reed College at Writer Jim Shepard’s Close Reading Craft Talk. An amazing experience! note: I bought July’s book, No One Belongs Here More Than You, years ago at the cozy Barnes and Nobles on 6th Avenue in New York. That outpost has since closed. I remember the cover was bright yellow with bold black writing on the cover. It felt like the most New York […]

300 short stories:: story 173

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2019 short stories

story: “The Paper Menagerie” author: Ken Liu year: 2011 where: Think Coffee…first short story of the new year. Hello, 2019! note: The first short story to win the Nebula, the Hugo and the World Fantasy Award a line: “The catalog said she was eighteen, loved to dance, and spoke good English because she was from Hong Kong. None of these facts turned out to be true.”

300 short stories:: story 118

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2018 short stories

story: Fear  author: Lydia Davis  year:  1992 where: East Village, NYC  note:o“When Davis was younger, the obsessions of her narrators tended to be amorous; now they are philosophical.” –Dana Goodyear  a line: “Nearly every morning, a certain woman in our community comes running out of her house with her face white and her overcoat flapping wildly.”