The scribner anthology of contemporary short fiction

It is hands down one of the most powerful st This is a pretty strong collection of short stories, some of which I had already read in various fiction workshops. I bought this book for a creative writing course and have read many but not all of the stories in it. Though short, these stories are complex; each time I read one, I draw something new from it, something that I overlooked on previous readings.

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It is hands down one of the most powerful stories I've ever read.

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I didn't like all the stories in this book, but many of them ask some interesting questions regarding structure, character, point of view--that is, they're useful for teaching, and learning. Most of the stories in here are amazing but those two really stand out for me.

Out of the fifty Coontemporary probably read 15 of these, so perhaps I missed a gem or two, but overall I hated this collection. I think the diversity of styles is a strength of the book. I couldn't get through two of them. How to write a great review. This is a great resource for classes as well as readers looking for nuanced and interesting short stories.

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I had to read this for class: Buy from another retailer. Explore the entire Star Trek book collection, apps and more. When there is such a variety of authors and writing styles I know I'm bound to find some real gems.

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Lex Williford No preview available - Sep 04, Christopher B. I'm reading this anthology for a creative writing class I'm taking this semester.

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Though short, these stories are complex; each time I read one, I draw something new from it, something that I scribjer on previous readings. Please review your cart. A great collection of short stories. Revised Trade Paperback eBook.

This isn't a bad collection to have if you want to familiarize yourself with contemporary North American literary fiction. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. anthologt

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I'm marking it as read so I can keep updating my review of it as I read more stories out of it. Xhort my anyhology and imperfect memory, these were standouts for me: Also, they replaced Junot Diaz's "Fiesta " with "Nilda"--not as good, in my opinion, but maybe the former is over-anthologized? Lists with This Book. Check out the options available through Archway Publishing. Free eBook available to NEW subscribers only. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

I enjoyed seeing Mukherjee and Tan included in here as well. I loved this anthology - I love short fiction so this was right up my alley. Item s unavailable for purchase. Growing Up Ethnic in America. While I'm generally not inclined to read short stories so much, this is a great collection of some of the best short stories ever written since Inside my book, I felt the need to distinguish the very best of stories with underliner and checks as they were stellar examples of craft.

As a new writer just beginning to get serious about writing, this collection offered a variety of stories told in different styles that helped me understand individual writers' voices.

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