Meg Pokrass

Meg Pokrass is the author of four collections of flash fiction, and one award-winning collection of prose poetry, Cellulose Pajamas, which received the Blue Light Book Award in 2016. Her writing has been widely anthologized, most recently in Best Small Fictions 2018, edited by Aimee Bender (Braddock Avenue Books), 2 Norton Anthologies of flash fiction: Flash Fiction International and New Micro-Exceptionally Short Fiction, Flash Non-Fiction Funny edited by Dinty Moore (Woodhall Press, 2018), Nothing Short of 100 (Outpost 19, 2018), and her stories have been selected for Wigleaf ‘s Top 50’s list numerous times. A new full flash fiction collection, Alligators At Night will be released in the summer of 2018 by Ad Hoc Press.

Buck Up, Duck by Meg Pokrass

    I wake up some mornings to the bad-dream feeling of Bob messing around with another woman. Bob gunning after some athletic, confident woman— like the stewardesses who talk about ocean landings and how to survive by calmly inflating a raft. In the morning, I’ll put on a sweater. […]