Sudden flash youth : 65 short-short stories / edited by Christine Perkins-Hazuka, Tom Hazuka, and Mark Budman

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Subjects: Short stories, American
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Persea Books : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., c2011
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xi, 211 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Editors' Note ix
Tamazunchale / Robert Shapard 3
Chalk / Meg Kearney 6
Twins / Pamela Painter 9
First Virtual / Kathleen O'Donnell 10
Heartland / Daphne Beal 14
Confession / Stuart Dybek 18
Sleeping / Katharine Weber 19
1951 / Richard Bausch 21
Little Brother[™] 24
Currents 28
After / Bill Konigsberg 30
Accident / Dave Eggers 33
Homeschool Insider: The Fighting Pterodactyls / Ron Carlson 35
Forgotten / Anne Mazer 38
After He Left / Matt Hlinak 42
The Flowers / Alice Walker 43
Homeward Bound / Tom Hazuka 45
A Car / Pia Z. Ehrhardt 47
Stop / Steve Almond 49
The Haircut / Manuela Soares 50
What Happened During the Ice Storm / Jim Heynen 54
Coyote Bait / Brian Bedard 56
Rapture / Gayle Brandeis 60
Alone 62
Head Case 64
Friday Night / Elizabeth Ehrlich 68
Beyond Yesler / Peter Bacho 72
Half Sleep / Matt Krampitz 76
No Wake Zone / L. C. Fiore 79
The Teacher's Son / Aaron Hamburger 83
Diverging Paths and All That / Maryanne O'Hara 87
A Whole Other / Caron A. Levis 88
The Burden of Agatha 92
No Boundaries / David Lloyd 95
History / Beth Alvarado 99
The Coat / Lex Williford 102
Raised by Wolves 104
Trapped / Shelby Raebeck 106
Thud 110
The Pillory / Paul Lisicky 114
Theology 117
Pep Assembly at Evergreen Junior High / David Partenheimer 121
My Brother at the Canadian Border / Sholeh Wolpe 124
The Engines of Sodom / Jonathan Papernick 126
The Barbie Birthday / Alison Townsend 130
The Last Good Night 132
Corporal / Richard Brautigan 136
The Quinceanera Text / Erin Fanning 138
The Stoop / Donald Capone 142
The Last Stop / Jenny Halper 146
Forsythia / Jacqueline Kolosov 148
Fifteen Fathers 152
The Bracelet / Ann Angel 154
You Cannot Make Me 158
Jew School / Sonia Pilcer 160
Disorder / Samantha Davis 164
The Perpetual Now 168
Bullhead 170
The Call / Jon Andersen 172
Between Practice and Perfection / Azizat Danmole 174
How to Raise a Happy Dog / Erika Recordon 178
For Good / Sarah Layden 181
Saturday's Child / Kelly Cherry 184
Hey, Jess McCafferty / Christine Byl 188
The Two Rats and the BB Gun / Raphael Dagold 191
About the Authors 192
About the Editors 205
Acknowledgments 207
Additional Authors: Perkins-Hazuka, Christine
Hazuka, Tom
Budman, Mark
Notes: LCCN: 2011021284
ISBN: 9780892553716 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0892553715 (alk. paper)
Contents: Tamazunchale / Robert Shapard -- Chalk / Meg Kearney -- Twins / Pamela Painter -- First virtual / Kathleen O'Donnell -- Heartland / Daphne Beal -- Confession / Stuart Dybek -- Sleeping / Katharine Weber -- 1951 / Richard Bausch -- Little Brother / Bruce Holland Rogers -- Currents / Hannah Bottomy Voskuil -- After / Bill Konigsberg -- Accident / Dave Eggers -- Homeschool insider: The fighting pterodactyls / Ron Carlson -- Forgotten / Anne Mazer -- After he left / Matt Hlinak -- The Flowers / Alice Walker -- Homeward Bound / Tom Hazuka -- A Car / Pia Z. Ehrhardt -- Stop / Steve Almond -- The haircut / Manuela Soares -- What happened during the ice storm / Jim Heynen -- Coyote bait / Brian Bedard -- Rapture / Gayle Brandeis -- Alone / Bryan Shawn Wang -- Head case / Nance Van Winckel -- Friday night / Elizabeth Ehrlich -- Beyond Yesler / Peter Bacho -- Half sleep / Matt Krampitz -- No wake zone / L. C. Fiore -- The teacher's son / Aaron Hamburger -- Diverging paths and all that / Maryanne O'Hara -- A whole other / Caron A. Levis -- The burden of Agatha / Natalie Haney Tilghman -- No boundaries / David Lloyd -- History / Beth Alvarado -- The coat / Lex Williford -- Raised by wolves / Craig Morgan Teicher --Trapped / Shelby Raebeck -- Thud / Naomi Shihab Nye -- The pillory / Paul Lisicky -- Theology / Thomas Jeffrey Vasseur -- Pep assembly at Evergreen Junior High / David Partenheimer -- My brother at the Canadian border / Sholeh Wolpe -- The engines of Sodom / Jonathan Papernick -- The Barbie birthday / Alison Townsend -- The last good night / Todd James Plerce -- Corporal / Richard Brautigan -- The Quinceanera text / Erin Fanning -- The stoop / Donald Capone -- The last stop / Jenny Halper -- Forsythia / Jacqueline Kolosov -- Fifteen fathers / Alan Stewart Carl -- The bracelet / Ann Angel --You cannot make me / Miles Garett Watson -- Jew school / Sonia Pilcer -- Disorder / Samantha Davis -- The perpetual now / Daniel Levin Becker -- Bullhead / Leigh Allison Wilson -- The call / Jon Andersen -- Between practice and perfection / Azizat Danmole -- How to raise a happy dog / Erika Recordon -- For good / Sarah Layden -- Saturday's child / Kelly Cherry -- Hey, Jess McCafferty / Christine Byl -- The two rats and the BB gun / Raphael Dagold
OCLC Number: 668193946
ISBN/ISSN: 9780892553716
0892553715