Best New American Voices 2010

Best New American Voices 2010

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Bestselling novelist and memoirist Dani Shapiro brings her expertise to this year's volume of Best New American Voices. Now in its eleventh year, this series gathers the best fiction from hundreds of nominations submitted by writing programs such as the Iowa Writers' Workshop and Johns Hopkins, and from summer conferences such as Sewanee and Bread Loaf. Joshua Ferris, Julie Orringer, Adam Johnson, William Gay, Lauren Groff, Rattawut Lapcharoensap, Maile Meloy, Amanda Davis, and Nam Le are just some of the acclaimed authors whose early work has appeared in this series since its launch in 2000. Discover for yourself the dazzling variety of great fiction being produced in the top writers' workships - with a complete list of contact information included - and find the best new American voices here first.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 351 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2010 ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156034255
  • 9780156034258
  • 2,219,809

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Praise for the Best New American Voices Series:



"A wonderful assortment of the coming attractions."--Chicago Tribune



"A heads-up for readers interested in emerging talent." -- Hartford Courant The bestselling novelist and memoirist Dani Shapiro brings her expertise to this year s volume of Best New American Voices. In the series tenth installment, Shapiro gathers the best fiction from hundreds of nominations submitted by writing programs such as the Iowa Writers Workshop and Johns Hopkins masters program, as well as summer conferences such as Sewanee and Bread Loaf. Joshua Ferris, Julie Orringer, William Gay, Lauren Groff, Maile Meloy, and Nam Le are just some of the acclaimed authors whose early work has appeared in this series since its launch in 2000. Discover for yourself the dazzling variety of great fiction being produced in the top writers' workshops.



Dani Shapiro is the author of six books, including the novels Black & White and Family History, and the bestselling memoir Slow Motion. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Ploughshares, One Story, and have been widely anthologized. She is Director of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She lives in Connecticut.







John Kulka is executive editor-at-large at Harvard University Press and lives in Connecticut.
Natalie Danford is a freelance writer and book critic whose work has appeared in People, Salon, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, and many other publications. She is the author of a novel, Inheritance, and lives in New York City.







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"A wonderful assortment of the coming attractions." Chicago Tribune"
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About Dani Shapiro

John Kulka is executive editor-at-large at Harvard University Press and lives in Connecticut. Natalie Danford is a freelance writer and book critic whose work has appeared in People, Salon, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, and many other publications. She is the author of a novel, Inheritance, and lives in New York City. Dani Shapiro is the author of six books, including the novels Black & White and Family History, and the bestselling memoir Slow Motion. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Ploughshares, One Story, and have been widely anthologized. She is Director of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She lives in Connecticut.
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