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Julia Glass

Julia Glass
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Julia Glass
The Widower's Tale by Julia Glass
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The Widower's Tale

Julia Glass is the author of Three Junes, winner of the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction; The Whole World Over; and I See You Everywhere, winner of the 2009 Binghamton University John Gardner Book Award. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She lives in Massachusetts.

 


Lori Ostlund

Lori Ostlund The Bigness of the World
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Lori Ostlund
Read a sample story "The Bigness of the World"
from the book: The Bigness of the World.

Lori Ostlund is the 2009 Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction for her collection of short stories, The Bigness of the World. She lives in San Franscisco. She is originally from Minnesota and has taught in Spain, Malaysia, and New Mexico. Her work has appeared in the Georgia Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review and Hobart.

 


Lydia Peelle

Lydia Peelle

Although she was born in Boston and grew up in the East, Lydia Peelle now lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Her fiction has appeared in Granta, One Story, Orion, Epoch, The Sun, and Best New American Voices. She is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize and two Pushcart Prizes. Her MFA degree is from the University of Virginia.

Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing
Read Interview with Lydia Peelle Read a sample story "Mule Killers" from the book: Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing

 


Geoffrey Becker

Geoffrey Becker Black Elvis
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Geoffrey Becker
Read a sample story "This is not a Bar"
from the book: Black Elvis.

Geoffrey Becker was born in Boston, grew up in Princeton, NJ, and presently lives in Baltimore, MD. He has published a previous collection of short stories, Dangerous Men, and the novel Bluestown. His collection Black Elvis won The Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and the title story was chosen for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories 2000. He teaches writing at Towson University where he is an associate professor of English.

 


Andrew Porter

Andrew Porter The Theory of Light and Matter
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Andrew Porter
Read a sample story "Hole"
from the book: The Theory of Light and Matter..

Andrew Porter teaches writing at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He is a graduate of the Iowa's Writers' Workshop and a winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. He is also the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a James Michener/Copernicus Fellowship.

 


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