The Best Small Fictions nominations


The Disappointed Housewife is pleased to nominate the following pieces for the 2020 Sonder Press The Best Small Fictions anthology:

“An Uninspired Kidnapping” by Lucy Zhang

“The Saran Wrappers” by Xenia Taiga

“How to Properly Distinguish Between a False Mermaid and a Genuine One” by Hiya Mukherjee

“The Procedure” by Jeremy Stuart

“[I really miss Patrick Swayze]” by Christina M. Rau

Congratulations to the nominees, and good luck in representing The Disappointed Housewife on a wider stage.

Here’s what The Best Small Fictions anthology is all about (from the website):

The Best Small Fictions is the first ever contemporary anthology solely dedicated to anthologizing the best internationally published short hybrid fiction in a given calendar year. Now in its sixth year of existence, Best Small Fictions features the best micro fiction, flash fiction, haibun stories and prose poetry from around the world.

Founded by Tara L. Masih, Best Small Fictions is now steered by series editor Nathan Leslie. Guest editors have included Pulitzer Prize-winning Robert Olen Butler (2015), PEN/Malamud Award winner Stuart Dybek (2016), Pen/Malamud Award winner Amy Hempel (2017), two-time Pushcart Prize winner Aimee Bender (2018) and, most recently, PEN/Faulkner nominee Rilla Askew (2019).

Kevin Brennan
Editor
The Disappointed Housewife

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