Claudia is the author of “The Sky is a Well,” which will be included in our upcoming anthology, SmokeLong Quarterly: The Best of the First Ten Years.
Claudia Smith’s short shorts have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including Norton’s The New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories From America and Beyond and Cinco Puntos/Akashic Press’s Lone Star Noir. Her flash fiction collection The Sky Is A Well And Other Shorts was reprinted in Rose Metal Press’s book A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness; her second collection of flashes, Put Your Head In My Lap, is available from Future Tense Books. Her new collection of stories, Quarry Light, is forthcoming from Magic Helicopter Press this November. This is her site: claudiastories.com
Some of Claudia’s Favorite Shorts:
“All-Girl Band” by Utahna Faith
“She Used To Have Nails” by Kim Chinquee