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by more…Rolli, Lawrence Buentello, Jen Knox (Goodreads Author), Shirley Eaves (Goodreads Author), Vicky Mlyniec, Laury A. Egan (Goodreads Author), Gary Persecepe, Rita Rubin, Chase Dearinger, Jim Valenti, Richard Hawley, Janet Tay, Ray Morrison, Joel Sulkin, Douglas Campbell, David Gaughran (Goodreads Author), T.L. Crum, Adam Parker Cogbill, Gay Degani (Goodreads Author), Lori Duffy Foster (Goodreads Author), Allen Kopp, Paul Elwork, Martin McCaw, Marjorie E. Brody, Debra Brenegan (Goodreads Author), Shelley Stack, Gail Westerfield, Ted McLoof, Sharon Knauer, Simon C. Larter (Goodreads Author), Michelle Coppola, Mary Ann Back, Kyle Hemmings, Evan Kuhlman, Mark J. Ehlers, Alan Cheuse, Tom Groh, Dawn Allison, Alex Myers (Goodreads Author) …less , , , , , , ,
56 stories by today's top short-story writers touch the themes of the human condition as fully and eclectically as any collection of stories ever has. Short Story America has brought the reader, author, and short story together with this treasure trove of contemporary tales that is sure to be a classic collection. Every story is captivating, entertaining and thought-provok ...more
Hardcover, Inaugural First Edition, 544 pages
Published 2011 by Short Story America Press
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Short Story America has an interesting and successful model. They select one story each week to publish on their free web portal and then collect them annually into an anthology. After the first year in service, Editor in Chief Tim D. Johnston has released 56 stories in this first volume. At one time, the short story was a staple of American entertainment. Such stories appeared regularly in magazines and newspapers. People read short stories like they now watch television. Recent decades have br ...more
I have to admit that I'm a little biased. My story is included. That connection aside, the stories are wonderful. It's the kind of collection that I like to keep on my night stand for those nights when I need a good read before I go to sleep.