SONGS OF MY SELFIE: An Anthology of Millennial Stories celebrates the millennial through the works of up-and-coming fiction writers, all under the age of twenty-six. This collection features seventeen short stories by millennial writers about actual millennial issues, exposing this generation's true ambitions and frustrations, humor and heartbreak, despair and joie de vivre.
With fresh new voices and edgy prose, these compelling stories offer a cross-section of vibrant millennial characters: unemployed grads deep in debt, expectant mothers on the cusp of adulthood, online relationship addicts, and millennials at war with their families' expectationseven while stuck living at home. Here are the strong and the weak, the self-aware and those who reject realityall carefully crafted to buck the common perception of the millennial. And yet, with a knowing wink, each story is accompanied by a selfie of its author.
Forget what the media saysSONGS OF MY SELFIE reveals what it really means to be twenty-something today.
Constance Renfrow is an editor and writer with a passion for the English language and unbridled enthusiasm for great storytelling. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in numerous anthologies, and her nonfiction articles have been featured in a variety of online magazines. As lead editor for Three Rooms Press, and in her previous publishing experience, she has prepared more than sixty titles for publication including literary fiction, YA, thrillers, memoirs, works in translation, and more. In 2012, she graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in creative writing from Franklin & Marshall College, where she served as editor of several poetry and literary journals. She lives in New York.
Meagan Brothers, special guest editor, is the author of the young adult novels Weird Girl and What’s His Name, Supergirl Mixtapes, a 2012 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nomination, and Debbie Harry Sings in French. Originally from Spartanburg, North Carlonia, Meagan lives in New York City.