The Iowa Award by Frank Conroy
The Best Stories from Twenty Years (Iowa Series)

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A collection of Iowa Short Fiction Award-winning stories from the past twenty years, by such authors as Dan O'Brien, Marly Swick, Mary Hedin, Lon Otto, and Lucia Nevai.
 

About Frank Conroy

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FRANK CONROY is the director of the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. He is also an accomplished jazz pianist.
 
Published February 1, 1991 by Univ of Iowa Pr. 329 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In the introduction to these 21 stories, Conroy, head of the Iowa Writers Workshop, states that the collection is "proof that serious writers exist, that they work to very high standards...

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The Iowa Short Fiction Award, established in 1969, entails publication of the winner's first collection of stories.

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The story has a singularly haunting quality, an eeriness, the kind of mystery present in Charles Baxter's stories, and it comes to an unexpectedly violent, uncompromising conclusion.

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