Amsterdamned If You Do: An Anthology about Setting

Amsterdamned If You Do An Anthology about Setting Of all the basic building blocks that go into modern literature the issue of setting may perhaps be both one of the trickiest and one of the most powerful and now the Chicago Center for Literature an

  • Title: Amsterdamned If You Do: An Anthology about Setting
  • Author: Traci Kim Dan Treadway Robert Duffer Heather Skyler Delphine Pontvieux Elva Maxine Beach Emma Riehle Bohmann Lorraine Boissoneault
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 310
  • Format: ebook
  • Of all the basic building blocks that go into modern literature, the issue of setting may perhaps be both one of the trickiest and one of the most powerful and now the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography is proud to announce a new anthology that specifically examines this subject, conceptualized and edited by the center s 2011 intern, Traci Kim The compilationOf all the basic building blocks that go into modern literature, the issue of setting may perhaps be both one of the trickiest and one of the most powerful and now the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography is proud to announce a new anthology that specifically examines this subject, conceptualized and edited by the center s 2011 intern, Traci Kim The compilation features a dozen noted writers from around the world, each penning a story in which their locations play a pivotal role from Brandon Tietz writing about a post disaster Joplin, Missouri, to Jenn Winter discussing rush hour in Nairobi, and from Nora Bonner detailing the adventures of a white girl in Thailand to David Harris Ebenbach chronicling a family drama unfolding at Jewish Day at New York s Shea Stadium Also featured in this collection Dan Treadway, Robert Duffer, Heather Skyler, Elva Maxine Beach, Joseph Bates, Delphine Pontvieux, Emma Riehle Bohmann and Lorraine Boissoneault Featuring multiple award winners, academic stars, and contributors to the Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Huffington Post, and Chuck Palahniuk Writers Workshop among others, this novella sized anthology is a smart and satisfying read, a globe spanning look at how physical location can still profoundly affect us in these online everything times.

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    1. FTC DISCLOSURE: I am the publisher of this book.This is the newest book by my arts center, an anthology that looks specifically at the subject of setting and how profoundly it can affect modern literature, the summer project of the center's 2011 intern, Traci Kim, and featuring a dozen writers from around the world. I have to say that I'm VERY happy with it, and thought that Traci did a great job with conceptualizing and then putting the stories together in a way that makes the entire thing alwa [...]

    2. I LOVED the story by Jenn Winter (also a friend and a former nanny for my daughter!), which was set in Nairobi. I really liked a lot of the other stories as well. The editing was good and their settings all very memorable. The book itself was handcrafted and bound, and the stunning cover photograph also by Jenn Winter.

    3. started to read it yesterday. was pulled by the description, loved the introduction, and hoped the mood of it would continue in the stories. so far, not really so, but i only read 3 so far. looking forward to the other stories included.

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