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The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction - (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) 2nd Edition by Michael Martone (Paperback)

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  • Fifty remarkable short stories from a range of contemporary fiction authors including Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, Jamaica Kincaid, Jhumpa Lahiri, and more, selected from a survey of more than five hundred English professors, short story writers, and novelists.
  • About the Author: Lex Williford teaches in the bilingual writing program at the University of Texas, El Paso.
  • 672 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Anthologies (multiple authors)
  • Series Name: Touchstone Books (Paperback)

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About the Book



More than 200 English professors, award-winning short-story writers, novelists, and fiction workshop directors were surveyed and asked to select the best literature written since 1970. The short stories included in this anthology represent the best short fiction of the past three decades.



Book Synopsis



Fifty remarkable short stories from a range of contemporary fiction authors including Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, Jamaica Kincaid, Jhumpa Lahiri, and more, selected from a survey of more than five hundred English professors, short story writers, and novelists.

Contributors include Russell Banks, Donald Barthelme, Rick Bass, Richard Bausch, Charles Baxter, Amy Bloom, T.C. Boyle, Kevin Brockmeier, Robert Olen Butler, Sandra Cisneros, Peter Ho Davies, Janet Desaulniers, Junot Diaz, Anthony Doerr, Stuart Dybek, Deborah Eisenberg, Richard Ford, Mary Gaitskill, Dagoberto Gilb, Ron Hansen, A.M. Homes, Mary Hood, Denis Johnson, Edward P. Jones, Thom Jones, Jamaica Kincaid, Jhumpa Lahiri, David Leavitt, Kelly Link, Reginald McKnight, David Means, Susan Minot, Rick Moody, Bharati Mukherjee, Antonya Nelson, Joyce Carol Oates, Tim O'Brien, Daniel Orozco, Julie Orringer, ZZ Packer, Annie Proulx, Stacey Richter, George Saunders, Joan Silber, Leslie Marmon Silko, Susan Sontag, Amy Tan, Melanie Rae Thon, Alice Walker, and Steve Yarbrough.



About the Author



Lex Williford teaches in the bilingual writing program at the University of Texas, El Paso. He previously taught in the writing programs at Southern Illinois University and the University of Alabama. His collection of stories, Macauley's Thumb, was co-winner of the 1993 Iowa School of Letters Award for Short Fiction. He lives with his wife in El Paso, Texas.

Michael Martone has taught at Iowa State University, Harvard University, and Syracuse University. He is currently teaching at the University of Alabama, where he has directed the MFA Program in Creative Writing. Double-wide: Collected Fiction is his eighth book of stories. Racing in Place, his third book of nonfiction, will be published in 2008. He has edited six other volumes of prose including the Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction with Lex Williford. He lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.2 Inches (H) x 6.1 Inches (W) x 1.2 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.6 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 672
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Anthologies (multiple authors)
Series Title: Touchstone Books (Paperback)
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Format: Paperback
Author: Michael Martone
Language: English
Street Date: December 4, 2007
TCIN: 11336686
UPC: 9781416532279
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-5260
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.2 inches length x 6.1 inches width x 9.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.6 pounds
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