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The critics on Short, plus interviews with editor Alan Ziegler:

"[Short is] long on great work by great writers...provides such a diverse and label-less mix of short work all in one place, you'll want to make sure to have a copy on your bookshelf."

"From humor to heartbreak and back again....Short offers a whirlwind tour exploring what the written word is capable of, the tip of an impossibly valuable iceberg."  --San Francisco Book Review

"Important and impressive." --HTMLGiant

"Perfect for the busy reader...[and] good for those interested in experimental writing." --starred review, Library Journal

An Interview in Words Without Borders:

An Interview in The Believer:

For course consideration, download the examination Sampler here: Short College Sampler.pdf


We are pleased to announce that The Opposite of Light by Kimberly Grey has won the 2015 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry. Congratulations to Kimberly, and to the other finalists: Lindsay Ahl, Didi Jackson, Tessa Kale, Helen Klein Ross, and Michelle Whittaker.

Currently, we are accepting submissions for the Lexi Ruditsky Editor's Choice Award, open to all American poets with at least one previous book. Click here for guidelines or to submit an entry.


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