Nancy Stohlman

Nancy Stohlman (born August 13, 1973), is an American flash fiction writer and musician.[1] She is the author of two flash novels, once collection of flash fiction, and the editor of four anthologies. Stohlman is also a founding member of Fast Forward Press. [2][3][4][5]

Nancy Stohlman
Born (1973-08-13) August 13, 1973 (age 48)
Washington, D.C., United States
NationalityAmerican
OccupationWriter, singer, performer
Years active2003–present
Known forSearching for Suzi
Kinky Mink
Flash Fiction
Websitenancystohlman.com

Stohlman's latest books include Searching for Suzi: a flash novel (Monkey Puzzle Press, 2009),[6][7] Fast Forward: The Mix Tape (Fast Forward Press, 2010), The Monster Opera (Bartleby Snopes Press, 2013),[8] and The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories (Pure Slush Press, 2014).

She is also a founding member and the lead singer of the lounge metal band, Kinky Mink.[9][10]

BackgroundEdit

Stohlman was born in Washington D.C. and lived as a child in Virginia, Kansas, Arizona, Germany, Spain, and Nebraska. In Nebraska, she spent two years in the Theater Department at the University of Nebraska. She got her undergraduate degree in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado and her MFA from Naropa University. She has lived in Denver, Colorado since 1995.

In 2007 Stohlman began writing flash fiction and co-founded Fast Forward Press,[11] a press dedicated to publishing flash fiction, where she remained until 2012.[12] She edited three anthologies of flash fiction including Fast Forward: The Mix Tape,[13] the first anthology of flash fiction to ever be a finalist for a Colorado Book Award in 2011.[14]

In 2008 Stohlman coined the term "flash novel" and in 2010 judged the first known flash novel contest for Fast Forward Press. In 2013 she founded the Flashbomb Flash Fiction Reading Series in Denver,[15] which she continues to curate.

PerformanceEdit

In 2011 she co-founded the lounge metal band Kinky Mink with pianist Nick Busheff and drummer Scott Ryplewski[16] and in 2012 they released their first full-length album, Kinky Mink.[17] Current members of Kinky Mink include drummer Rory Reagan and guest performers.

In 2013 Stohlman, with the help of Busheff, adapted The Monster Opera[18] for the stage with a full score.[19]

PublicationsEdit

Solo collections of flash fictionEdit

  • The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories (Pure Slush Press, Nov 2014)

Flash NovelsEdit

  • The Monster Opera (Bartleby Snopes Press, 2013)[20]
  • Searching for Suzi: a flash novel[21] (Monkey Puzzle Press)

Anthologies (edited and contributed)Edit

  • Fast Forward: The Mix Tape (Fast Forward Press, 2010)[22]
  • Fast Forward Vol 1 (Fast Forward Press, 2008)
  • Fast Forward Vol 2 (Fast Forward Press, 2009)
  • Live From Palestine (South End Press, 2003)[23]

Anthologies (contributed)Edit

  • Flash Fiction Funny (Blue Light Press, 2013)
  • Flash 101: Surviving the Fiction Apocalypse (Fast Forward Press, 2012) [24]
  • What's Nature Got to Do With Me? (Native West Press, 2011)
  • The Incredible Shrinking Story (Fast Forward Press, 2011)

AlbumsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nancy Stohlman". Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130519123725/http://www.around-around.com/the-homunculus/. Archived from the original on May 19, 2013. Retrieved July 25, 2014. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Boston Literary Magazine : Quick Fiction". Bostonliterarymagazine.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130313120338/http://www.around-around.com/the-mermaid/. Archived from the original on March 13, 2013. Retrieved July 25, 2014. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Requiem for piano by Nancy Stohlman". Literary Orphans. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "Book Reviews Issue 70". Barcelonareview.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  7. ^ "Nancy Stohlman at The Bookworm". YouTube. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  8. ^ Alex Brown (October 2, 2013). "Nancy Stohlman on flash novels and The Monster Opera, debuting as an opera Friday". Show and Tell. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  9. ^ "(no title)". Kinkymink.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014. Cite uses generic title (help)
  10. ^ "Kinky Mink". YouTube. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  11. ^ "fastforwardisflashfiction". Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  12. ^ Nancy Stohlman. "Nancy Stohlman". Goodreads. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
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  14. ^ "20th Annual Colorado Book Awards". Coloradohumanities.org. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  15. ^ "RESCHEDULED! Dec 10: Fox Bomb! With host Rob Geisen and featuring NancyStohlman!". Flashbombdenver.wordpress.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  16. ^ "(no title)". Kinkymink.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014. Cite uses generic title (help)
  17. ^ "Kinky Mink". Cdbaby.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  18. ^ "Welcome to the Monster Opera: Chatting with Nancy Stohlman About Relationships, Writing, and Flashing". Juggling Writer. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  19. ^ Alex Brown (October 2, 2013). "Nancy Stohlman on flash novels and The Monster Opera, debuting as an opera Friday". Show and Tell. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  20. ^ "The Monster Opera (Official Book Trailer)". YouTube. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  21. ^ "Searching for Suzi". Monkeypuzzlepress.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  22. ^ Scott Forman, K.; Morris, Kona; Stohlman, Nancy (2008). Fast Forward: A Collection of Flash Fiction. ISBN 978-0981785226.
  23. ^ Nancy Stohlman. "Live from Palestine". Goodreads. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  24. ^ "Flash 101: Surviving the Fiction Apocalypse". Spdbooks.org. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  25. ^ "Kinky Mink". Cdbaby.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.

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