Drew Hawkins talks with Grant Faulkner about his new book, “The Art of Brevity: Crafting the Very Short Story.”
Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the co-founder of 100 Word Story. His stories have appeared in dozens of literary magazines, including Tin House, The Southwest Review, and The Gettysburg Review, and he has been anthologized in collections such as Norton’s New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction and Best Small Fictions. His essays on creativity have been published in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Lit Hub, Writer’s Digest, and The Writer. He serves on the National Writing Project’s Writer’s Council, Lit Camp’s Advisory Council, and Aspen Words’ Creative Council. He’s also the co-host of the podcast Write-minded.
WA “Drew” Hawkins is a writer and journalist in New Orleans. You can find his work in The Guardian, The Daily Beast, Scalawag Magazine, HAD, No Contact, Rejection Letters, and in other places on the internet.