Thank You For Your Sperm" (MadHat Press, 2013) is Marcus Speh's debut collection of short fiction with 80 stories and an interview with the author. — Order the book now via Amazon.com.

«If there is a table at which the best writers of flash fiction should be seated, Marcus Speh deserves a chair – with his name on it. In four short years Speh has gone from obscure internet ego Finnegan Flawnt to nearly a household name, at least among the three thousand or so writers competing for that tight little club listed on Duotrope, championed by small press, and swirling in constant motion among the blogs and posts and coffee house readings out there these days. It’s an exciting time, a world without agents, where anyone with the will and imagination can start a literary magazine, but the truth will out, it always does, and someday soon flash fiction will not be so cutting edge, some other blade will be forged, and student’s will study and teachers will teach and the old ones will remember when. With the publication of his first collection, “Thank You For Your Sperm”, Speh is helping to launch this genre into the main stream. Someday, names will have to named, founders have to be found. I think this collection may be one of those…» [Read full review by Derek Osborne]

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«If there is a table at which the best writers of flash fiction should be seated, Marcus Speh deserves a chair – with his name on it. In four short years Speh has gone from obscure internet ego Finnegan Flawnt to nearly a household name, at least among the three thousand or so writers competing for that tight little club listed on Duotrope, championed by small press, and swirling in constant motion among the blogs and posts and coffee house readings out there these days. It’s an exciting time, a world without agents, where anyone with the will and imagination can start a literary magazine, but the truth will out, it always does, and someday soon flash fiction will not be so cutting edge, some other blade will be forged, and student’s will study and teachers will teach and the old ones will remember when. With the publication of his first collection, “Thank You For Your Sperm”, Speh is helping to launch this genre into the main stream. Someday, names will have to named, founders have to be found. I think this collection may be one of those…» [Read full review by Derek Osborne]
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