Some of these are good... but the ones written by (mainly) scifi authors at Wired a while back were better, I think: http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.11/sixwords.html
I, too, love that 6-word story. Love it!! Good luck at the reading.
I took a class with George Saunders at Syracuse- he is awesome!
oh my gosh, thank you sarah for newman. but couldn't you have told me about him before he had the girl?
I'm rather partial to "In the end, everything simply began." --- Ali Smith