Foreword Reviews

The Best of Brevity

Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction

2020 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Anthologies (General)
2020 INDIES Winner
Honorable Mention, Essays (Adult Nonfiction)

Since its founding in 1997, "Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction" has published hundreds of brief nonfiction essays. Featuring examples of nonfiction forms such as memoir, narrative, lyric, braided, hermit crab, and hybrid, "The Best of Brevity" brings you 84 of the most memorable reader favorites in 1 anthology. These essays glint with drama, grief, love, and anger, as well as innumerable other lived intensities, resulting in a collection that is as varied as it is unforgettable.