Grant Faulkner

Grant Faulkner is an Executive Producer on the upcoming TV show, America’s Next Great Author, the co-founder of 100 Word Story and the Flash Fiction Collective, the co-host of the Write-minded podcast, and the former Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  He recently published The Art of Brevity: Crafting the Very Short Story. He’s also published All the Comfort Sin Can Provide; Fissures, a collection of 100-word stories; Nothing Short Of: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story; and Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo. 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, Flash Fiction America, Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfiction. His essays on creativity have been published in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Literary Hub, Writer’s Digest, and The Writer. Grant has presented at events such as the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Associated Writing Programs Conference, Book Expo America, the Chicago Humanities Festival, and the Bay Area Book Festival. He’s also been a featured storyteller on Porchlight and Literary Death Match.
 Additionally, Grant serves on the National Writing Project’s Writer’s Council, Left Margin Lit’s Advisory Council, and Aspen Words’ Creative Council.  He’s also the author of a weekly newsletter: Intimations: A Writer’s Discourse

2024 Presenters

Erica Bauermeister

Rena Priest

Jessica Gigot

Cami Ostman

Becky Mandelbaum

Kim Hudson

William Kenower

Priscilla Long

Brooke Warner

Sati Mookherjee

Elaina Ellis

Melissa Johnson

Thor Hanson

Grant Faulkner

Paul Hanson

Amanda Stubbert

Scott Eagan

Chloe Hovind

Lisa Dailey

Stephanie Dethlefs


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