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MEG POKRASS is a fiction writer who lives in San Francisco. Her collection Damn Sure Right can be pre-ordered (signed) now from Press 53. Yes! Meg will create animated book trailers, by author request! So...er.. request one! Additionally, she runs the weekly segment for BLIP magazine (formerly Mississippi Review) and runs the “Fictionaut Five” author interview series for Fictionaut. Her story, "Leaving Hope Ranch," published in Storyglossia was selected for Wigleaf’s Top 50 Flash Fiction 2009 List. She has published over one hundred stories and poems in journals such as Gigantic, Gargoyle, Wigleaf, Annalemma.

5 responses to “Better Than a Long Hard Smoke”

  1. Becky Palapala says:

    “My wife says stupid words that people pretend not to hear.”

    That made me laugh. Ahh.

  2. Meg Pokrass says:

    thank you, Becky. I’m glad you laughed. That is the goal! Thanks for commenting!

  3. Art Edwards says:

    “I agree with every single word you say.”

    Meg, these are the Super Bowl of internet videos.


  4. meg pokrass says:

    Art, thank you so much for that comment here! So nice to hear that! -meg

  5. Gloria says:

    Next time something unexpected and awkward happens, I’m going to say, “Wow. How unexpected and awkward.” And then I’m going to giggle to myself. I’ll bet it’ll change the whole mood of the unexpected and awkward thing that had just happened.

    Your cartoons are so weird. I love them. You know that though.

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