Flash 55

Flash 55

by Gary Earl Ross

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Flash 55 is a collection of 55 quick quirky tales ranging in length from a single sentence to a few pages. Some are rooted in real life. Others are mysterious or fantastic. Some are experimental while others are erotic. A few are even award-winning public radio pieces. In one way or another, all are tales of the unexpected.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013725966
Publisher: The Writer's Den
Publication date: 01/06/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 447 KB

About the Author

Gary Earl Ross, a language arts professor at the University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center, is the author of more than 200 published short stories, poems, articles, op-ed articles, scholarly papers, and public radio essays. His works include the short story collections The Wheel of Desire (2000) and Shimmerville (2002), the children’s story Dots (2002), the novel Blackbird Rising (2009), and the stage plays Sleepwalker (2002), Picture Perfect (2007), The Best Woman (2007), and Matter of Intent, winner of the 2005-6 Edgar Allan Poe Award from Mystery Writers of America. Ross’s plays have been performed in Buffalo, NY; New York, NY: Knoxville, TN; Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada; West Sussex, England; Manchester, England; London, England; and Shanghai, China. Ross edited Nickel City Nights (2008) and co-edited (with Gunilla Theander Kester) The Empty Chair: Love and Loss in the Wake of Flight 3407 (2010) and The Still Empty Chair (2011). In addition to the Edgar, Ross’s honors include the Emanuel Fried Outstanding New Play Award, a LIFT Fiction Fellowship, a Saltonstall Foundation Playwriting Fellowship, and public radio commentary awards from the New York Associated Press and the New York Broadcasters Association. A member of the Just Buffalo Literary Center, the Dramatist Guild of America, and Mystery Writers of America, Ross is also resident playwright for Buffalo’s renowned Ujima Theatre Company. His most recent plays are Murder Squared (2010) and The Scavenger’s Daughter (2011-12).

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