American Fiction, Volume 11: The Best Previously Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Authors

American Fiction Volume The Best Previously Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Authors The one anthology that deliberately and exclusively sets out to find the best unpublished stories by emerging writers Tobias Wolff previous judge Truly a breath of fresh air for us all writers and

  • Title: American Fiction, Volume 11: The Best Previously Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Authors
  • Author: Kristen J. Tsetsi Bayard Godsave Bruce Pratt Sarah Blackman Neil Crabtree H.E. Francis Kate Gale Catherine Gentile
  • ISBN: 9780898232530
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Paperback
  • The one anthology that deliberately and exclusively sets out to find the best unpublished stories by emerging writers Tobias Wolff, previous judge Truly, a breath of fresh air for us all, writers and readers alike Raymond Carver, previous judge A must read collection for all short fiction enthusiasts BooklistThis is the eleventh volume in the prestigious series th The one anthology that deliberately and exclusively sets out to find the best unpublished stories by emerging writers Tobias Wolff, previous judge Truly, a breath of fresh air for us all, writers and readers alike Raymond Carver, previous judge A must read collection for all short fiction enthusiasts BooklistThis is the eleventh volume in the prestigious series that has discovered, through an annual national competition, David Guterson, Antonya Nelson, Ursula Hegi, A Manette Ansay, and current finalist judge Clint McCown You ll meet many writers for the first time that you ll be hearing from again, and often.

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    1. Everyday humans face loss – whether that be the loss of a family member or a piece of oneself. As we experience loss, we experience grief. The stories in American Fiction, Volume 11, a collection of short stories published by New Rivers Press, largely follow characters who have experienced a loss. Many of the stories, such as “Stickmen” by Andrew C. Gottlieb, “Voyeuse” by Cary Groner, and “Piano” by Terry Roueche, follow individuals as they go through the grieving / recovery proces [...]

    2. America. Land of the free, home of the brave. Land of the free to write bravely depressing stories, that is. Death, drug addiction, grieving, and racism are just a few of the myriad topics tackled herein. Finalist judge Cling McCown picked three of the most believably traumatic tales as the prize winners, and while they are very well-written, the true gems can be found much later in the collection. “Metal and Glass” evokes images of scenes from White Oleander, sharing the theme of the strong [...]

    3. It would be a difficult task for any reader to determine the best from a collection of short stories by emerging authors. That is what author Clint McCown had to do for American Fiction volume 11. The collection published is New Rivers Press, and features up and coming authors of literature. While the entire collection speaks directly to the emotions that define us as human beings, most stories don’t leave readers with a lot of optimism. An emotion we all search for in even the bleakest of ti [...]

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