Tilghman and Matthew Hlinak of the anthology Sudden Flash
Youth: 65 Short-Short Stories read from their work. All the stories
from this collection are under 1,000 words and this is the only anthology of
short-shorts to focus exclusively on the topic of youth. Among the contributors
Almond, Peter Bacho, Richard Bausch, Daphne Beal, Gayle Brandeis, Richard
Brautigan, Ron Carlson, Kelly Cherry, Stuart Dybek, Dave Eggers, Pia Z.
Ehrhardt, Jim Heynen, Meg Kearney, Anne Mazer, Naomi Shihab Nye, Maryann
O'Hara,Pamela Painter, Sonia Pilcer, Bruce Holland Rogers, Robert Shapard, and