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What is the New American Short Story?
The stories are called "The New American Short Story" for its strict composition and ability to juxtapose two images with exactly 100 words forming a crystalline image for the reader.
It's been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. "The New American Short Story" would be equivalent to a postage stamp. The skill and luck to catch that perfect image is similar to capturing the soul of a story. Anyone who has ever experienced a singular moment of clarity, when everything else makes sense or, just feels right will get the significance of storytelling. Everything must fit and unfold naturally.