Our goal is still the same-to find the most original and affecting stories. And this year, in our newest tradition, we're pleased to include a preface by Tony Earley, which calls into question the message of one of the most-anthologized Southern stories of our time.
The 1999 edition gathers stories by: Michael Knight, Pinckney Benedict, Richard Schmitt, Clyde Edgerton, Andrew Alexander, Mary Clyde, Richard Bausch, Tony Earley, Michael Erard, Rick DeMarinis, Heather Sellers, Kurt Rheinheimer, Ingrid Hill, William Gay, Janice Daugharty, Mary Gordon, George Singleton, Tom Franklin
Laura Payne Butler, and Wendy Brenner.
An indispensable resource for aspiring writers, students, and readers of Southern fiction, New Stories from the South also includes the story behind each story. We continue to offer an updated list of magazines consulted by the editor, along with a complete list of all the stories selected each year since the series' inception, in 1986.
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This distinctive series' 14th anthology of Southern stories offers the usual capable and engaging mix, juxtaposing established writers (Tony Earley, Mary Gordon), emerging writers (Michael Knight, Heather Sellers), and some perhaps well known only in Southern literary communities (Kurt Rheinheime...| Read Full Review of New Stories from the South, 1999