Literary short stories.
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A visual artist as well as a writer, Peter Selgin’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, Salon.com, the Chicago Sun-Times, Newsday Sunday Magazine, the Missouri Review, Literary Review, and Bellevue Literary Review. His stories have won several awards and received two Pushcart nominations. His children’s book, S.S. Gigantic Across the Atlantic, won the Lemme Award for Best Children’s Book of 2000. He has been a fellow at the Blue Mountain Center and the Eugene O’Neill National Playwright’s Conference.
Charlotte Forbes has published stories in New Orleans Review, Other Voices, Sycamore Review, and in the O. Henry Awards 1999. "The Marvelous Yellow Cage" is the penultimate in a series of linked stories about the town of Santa Rosalia, which is located entirely in the mind of the author.
Alice Mattison’s novel The Wedding of the Two-Headed Woman was recently published by William Morrow. She is the author of three previous novels, three collections of short stories, and a collection of poems. Her stories, essays, and poems have appeared in Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize, the New Yorker, Ploughshares, Threepenny Review, and many other magazaines. She lives in New Haven and teaches in the Bennington MFA program.
Jenny Kennedy is a recent graduate of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Virginia, where she was a Henry Hoyns Fellow in Fiction and the recipient of the 2002 Balch Short-Story Award. She currently lives in Brooklyn, where she is at work completing a collection of stories. This is her first published story.
Nalini Jones is a graduate of Columbia University’s creative-writing program. Her work has appeared in the Ontario Review and Creative Nonfiction’s Living Issue. She was chosen as a Stanford Calderwood Fellow after a writing residency at the MacDowell Colony, and is currently at work on both fiction and nonfiction collections. Much of her writing, including "What You Call Winter," is set in a Catholic suburb of Mumbai.
Daniel Alarcón was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. His work has been published in the New Yorker and is forthcoming in Virginia Quarterly and other journals. His first collection, War by Candlelight will be published by HarperCollins in 2005. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Robert Olen Butler has published ten novels, most recently Fair Warning (2002) and Mr. Spaceman (2000), and three volumes of short stories, one of which, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His new book of stories, Had a Good Time, is based on his collection of antique picture postcards. A recipient of both a Guggenheim Fellowship in fiction and a National Endowment for the Arts grant, he also won the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a National Magazine Award for Fiction. He teaches creative writing at Florida State University.
Joshua Henkin is the author of a novel, Swimming Across the Hudson (Putnam, 1997). His stories have appeared in DoubleTake, Ploughshares, the Southern Review, TriQuarterly, the Yale Review, the New England Review, Boulevard, and the Southwest Review; broadcast on NPR’s "Selected Shorts"; and cited for excellence in Best American Short Stories 2001. He is completing a new novel, an excerpt of which appeared in 110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11 (NYU, 2002). He lives in Brooklyn and teaches creative writing in the MFA Program at Sarah Lawrence College.
Travis Holland’s stories have previously appeared in Five Points and The Quarterly. A graduate of the University of Michigan where he recently received his MFA, he currently lives in Ann Arbor with his wife Amy and their son Aidan.
R. Clifton Spargo is a fiction writer and critic who lives in Chicago. His stories have appeared in North Atlantic Review, Green Mountains
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Book Description Glimmer Train Press, Inc., 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1595530010
Book Description Glimmer Train Press, Inc., 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 260 pages. 9.00x6.40x0.70 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1595530010