Pretty

Pretty

by Kim Chinquee
     
 

"There is always a roiling subtext beneath the seemingly placid surfaces and tones of Chinquee's pieces, a dichotomy which speaks to deep truths about the human condition. Kim Chinquee is a true artist with a true vision, and Pretty is a brilliant book."—Robert Olen Butler

"These brief snapshots of conversations manage to seem not like fragments of

Overview

"There is always a roiling subtext beneath the seemingly placid surfaces and tones of Chinquee's pieces, a dichotomy which speaks to deep truths about the human condition. Kim Chinquee is a true artist with a true vision, and Pretty is a brilliant book."—Robert Olen Butler

"These brief snapshots of conversations manage to seem not like fragments of lost wholes but like vivid distillations of essential dramas, each a variation on the shared subject of thwarted intimacy."—Carl Dennis

Kim Chinquee lives in Buffalo, New York, where she teaches creative writing. Oh Baby is her first book of flash fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935210139
Publisher:
White Pine Press
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Series:
Marie Alexander Poetry Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Kim Chinquee received her M.A. in creative writing from the University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Writers, her M.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a Henfield Prize. She lives in Buffalo, New York, where she teaches creative writing. Oh Baby is her first book of flash fiction.

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