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Kirk Nesset

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Kirk Nesset is author of two books of short stories, Paradise Road and Mr. Agreeable, as well as a book of poems, Saint X, a book of translations, Alphabet of the World, and a nonfiction study, The Stories of Raymond Carver. His new work in translation is forthcoming: Disappearances, Selected Stories by Edmundo Paz Soldan. Nesset's stories, poems, translations and essays have appeared in The Paris Review, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, American Poetry Review, Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Iowa Review, Agni, Crazyhorse, The Sun, Fiction, Witness and Prairie Schooner, among others. His short short fictions have been widely anthologized, appearing in W. W. Norton's New Sudden Fiction, Flash Fiction Forward, Sudden Fiction Latino, and elsewhere.

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Published on November 13, 2013 11:03 Tags: flash-fiction, kirk-nesset, poetry, readings, texas
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Melanie Sumner Hi Kirk. We share a lot of favorite authors. I look forward to reading your work.


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John Thanks for your friendship and your wonderful short stories.

Best,
John


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Jen Knox Thanks for the friendship, Kirk.


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