About the Editors
Dinty W. Moore has been published in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Harpers, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Gettysburg Review, Utne Reader, Crazyhorse, and Okey-Panky, among numerous other venues.
Dinty lives in Athens, Ohio, where he grows his own heirloom tomatoes and edible dandelions, and teaches a crop of brilliant undergraduate and stunningly talented graduate students as director of Ohio University’s BA, MA, and PhD in Creative Writing program.
Tom Hazuka has published three novels, over sixty-five short stories and two books of nonfiction, both co-written with C.J. Jones (A Method to March Madness: An Insider’s Look at the Final Four and A Summer That Can Change Your Life: A History of the Educational Opportunity Program at Central Connecticut State University). He has edited or co-edited nine anthologies, including Flash Fiction, Flash Fiction Funny, Flash Nonfiction Food, Sudden Flash Youth and You Have Time for This. Links to his writing and original songs can be found at tomhazuka.com.
Flash Nonfiction Funny
71 very Humorous, Very True, Very Short Stories
Tom Hazuka and Dinty W. Moore
From Dinty W. Moore, founding editor of the popular journal Brevity and prolific and pioneering author of several books of creative nonfiction, including Between Panic and Desire, Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy, and Crafting the Personal Essay, and Tom Hazuka, editor of the anthology Flash Fiction Funny, comes a new book that will make you laugh out loud in 750 words or less! Flash Nonfiction Funny explores the exploding form of very short creative writing and offers an accessible anthology that’s perfect for individual entertainment or in a classroom setting. Teachers are increasingly embracing the very short form because it lets them use brief pieces to illustrate various styles and structures. The anthology includes work from both new and established writers from all over the world. It’s like they always say: It’s funny because it’s true!