Sherrie Flick

Sherrie Flick (Fiction) | Pittsburgh, PA

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Sherrie Flick is author of the novel Reconsidering Happiness (University of Nebraska Press), a VCU First Novelist Award semi-finalist, the flash fiction chapbook I Call This Flirting (Flume Press), and the short story collection Whiskey, Etc. (Queen’s Ferry Press). Her fiction has been widely published in anthologies and journals, including Flash Fiction Forward, New Sudden Fiction, Ploughshares, Great Jones Street, New World Writing, and Booth. She has received fellowships from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Ucross, and Atlantic Center for the Arts. She teaches in the Food Studies and MFA programs at Chatham University in Pittsburgh.


Whiskey, Etc. (Queen’s Ferry Press, 2016). Flash. Fiction.
Reconsidering Happiness (University of Nebraska Press, 2009). Novel. Fiction.
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I Call This Flirting (Flume Press, 2004). Short Stories. Fiction.

Blurbs, Press & Reviews

“Flick’s collection keeps readers engaged with her crisp and lyrical writing. Her eye for detail is poetically rendered, and she turns the mundane into the beautiful.”
–Megan Douglas, Barrelhouse Reviews

“Flick nails the ending every time.”
–Kelly Lynn Thomas, Eleventh Stack, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Whiskey, Etc. is a sharp-edged, intelligent, brilliantly written collection of short shorts by a writer at the very top of her game.”
–Kathy Fish

“…deliciously intoxicating.”
–Kim Chinquee

“As if dining on small plates of delicious food, doubters of brevity’s value will leave Whiskey, Etc. feeling pleasantly full.”
–Fred Shaw, Pittsburgh City Paper

“Flick is an expert at finding the unnerving, the unusual, the exceptional in life’s regularities.”
–JoAnna Novak, DIAGRAM

“We trust Flick’s voice to bring us the news, for better or worse, but always the truth, like it or not. And like it we do.”
–Robert Shapard & James Thomas

“…quirky characters in swift, bold gestures.”
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Sherrie Flick is one of the best and more prolific short writers publishing today.”
–Michael Czyzniejewski, Story366

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