It was a pleasure to chat with Karen Stefano and Kathy Fish on the Rare Bird Radio! We managed to talk about process, specific stories, and even give a mini workshop. Check it out!
Stefano is Fiction Editor for Connotation Press. Her stories have appeared in The South Carolina Review, Tampa Review, Santa Fe Literary Review, Epiphany, and elsewhere. She was nominated for the XXXVIII Pushcart Prize. To learn more about her work, please visit www.stefanokaren.com.
Nancy Stohlman’s books include The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories (2014), The Monster Opera (2013), Searching for Suzi: a flash novel (2009), Live From Palestine (2003), and Fast Forward: The Mix Tape (2010), an anthology of flash fiction that was a finalist for a 2011 Colorado Book Award. She is a founding member of Fast Forward Press, the creator of FlashNano, the founder and curator of The F-Bomb Flash Fiction Reading Series in Denver, and her work has been recently nominated for The Best of the Web.
Kathy Fish teaches for the Mile High MFA program at Regis University in Denver. Her short fiction has appeared in Indiana Review, The Denver Quarterly, New South, Quick Fiction, Guernica, Slice, BEST AMERICAN NONREQUIRED READING 2018, edited by Sheila Heti. THE LIST: 25 PROVOCATIVE WOMEN WRITERS (Black Lawrence Press, 2014), and BEST SMALL FICTIONS, 2016, 2017, 2018. She is the author of four collections of short fiction: a chapbook of flash fiction in the chapbook collective, A PECULIAR FEELING OF RESTLESSNESS; FOUR CHAPBOOKS OF SHORT SHORT FICTION BY FOUR WOMEN (Rose Metal Press, 2008), WILD LIFE (Matter Press, 2011), TOGETHER WE CAN BURY IT (Lit Pub, 2012), and RIFT, co-authored with Robert Vaughan (Unknown Press, 2015).