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Title New stories from the Midwest / edited by Jason Lee Brown and Jay Prefontaine ; introduction by Lee Martin.
Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press/Swallow Press, [2011]

Subject Short stories, American -- Middle West.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Middle West -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Alt Name Brown, Jason Lee, 1973-
Prefontaine, Jay.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 288 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Contents Dinosaurs / Janice Deal -- Being and nothingness (not a real title) / Gregory Blake Smith -- Bringing Belle home / Bonnie Jo Campbell -- The drowned girl / Micah Riecker -- The way to Mercy / Beth Mayer -- Rubber Boy / David Allan Cates -- Pure Superior / Chris Leslie-Hynan -- Captivity / Abby Geni -- Tell yourself / Bonnie Jo Campbell -- The houseguest / Kim Brooks -- The guinea pig / Clancy Martin -- Korean wedding / Hubert Ahn -- The tree / Benjamin Percy -- Sister Light-of-Love Love Dove / Judith Cooper -- The threshold / Rosellen Brown -- Tenochtitlan / James Magruder -- Do you like this room? / Richard Burgin -- Blood and milk / Carol K. Howell -- Man of steel / Bryan Furuness -- Bedtime stories for the middle-aged / Christie Hodgen.
Summary New Stories from the Midwest presents a collection of stories that celebrate an American region too often ignored in discussions about distinctive regional literature. The editors solicited nominations from more than three hundred magazines, literary journals, and small presses, and narrowed the selection to nineteen authors comprising prize winners and new and established authors. The stories, written by midwestern writers or focusing on the Midwest, demonstrate how the quality of fiction from and about the heart of the country rivals that of any other region. The anthology includes an int.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780804040457 (electronic bk.)
0804040451 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 728666318
Additional Format Print version: New stories from the Midwest. Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press, ©2011 9780804011358 (DLC) 2011002873 (OCoLC)694395343

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