Best New American Voices 2003 by John Kulka

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Since its launch in 2000, the Best New American Voices series has been acclaimed for the range and originality of its selections, which represent the writers who promise to become the literary stars of tomorrow. The 2003 collection continues the tradition, featuring innovative, powerful stories selected by one of our finest writers of contemporary fiction, Joyce Carol Oates. With pieces culled from more than one hundred prestigious writing programs around the country and Canada, including the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Sewanee Conference, this volume showcases a remarkable array of talent--and offers the excitement of discovering a new generation of writers.

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SUE MILLER is the author of many bestselling novels, including While I Was Gone. She has taught writing at Boston University, Tufts, MIT, Amherst, Bennington, and Radcliffe. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  JOHN KULKA is a senior editor at Yale University Press. He lives in Connecticut.  NATALIE DANFORD is a book critic whose writing has appeared in the Boston Globe and the Washington Post , among others. She lives in New York.
Published October 14, 2002 by Mariner Books. 328 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Ultraprolific Oates (I'll Take You There, p. 985) perhaps doesn't have enough to do; this time out, she leans toward the experimental with 15 tales selected from writing programs' brightest and best.

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Guest editor Oates attempts a "swerve of engagement" in these 15 mostly staid, well-behaved stories culled from American writing programs and workshops. Sober realism rather than exhilarati

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