Best New American Voices 2005
The 2005 edition features a new crop of promising stories selected by novelist Francine Prose, who continues the tradition of identifying the best young writers on the cusp of their careers. With pieces culled from hundreds of prestigious writing programs, such as the Iowa Writers' Workshop and Johns Hopkins, and from summer conferences including Sewanee and Bread Loaf-and with a complete list of contact information for these programs-this rich collection showcases tomorrow's literary stars.
A Harvest Original
- Paperback | 400 pages
- 135 x 205 x 25mm | 399.17g
- 04 Oct 2004
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Julie Orringer Amanda Davis Jennifer Vanderbes John Murray
Since its inception in 2000, the Best New American Voices series has offered the joy of discovering the most promising writers every year. bestselling novelist Francine Prose has selected seventeen new stories for the fifth volume. These stories are chosen from hundreds of nominations submitted by writing programs, such as the Iowa Writers Workshop and Johns Hopkins, and by summer conferences, including Sewanee and Bread Loaf. Here, also, is a complete list of contact information for these programs. Delve into this rich, entertaining collection, a showcase for both writers workshops and tomorrow s literary stars.
Praise for the Best New American Voices series
Since its launch in 2000, this series has discovered some of the best new writers. Collecting stories by American writers from distinguished writing programs, this book reminds us of the range of imagination and experience informing fiction today. Editor s Choice, Chicago Tribune
Demonstrates the potent force of American writers emerging from distinguished writing programs. Elle
Francine Prose is the award-winning author of a dozen works of .ction, including Blue Angel and Household Saints. She has taught at the Iowa Writers Workshop, the Sewanee Writers Conference, and Johns Hopkins University and is currently a director s fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers. She lives in New York City.
John Kulka is a senior editor at Yale University Press and lives in Connecticut.
Natalie Danford is a book critic whose writing has appeared in many publications, including the Washington Post. She lives in New York City.