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Ploughshares Fall 1987 Guest-Edited by DeWitt Henry
     

Ploughshares Fall 1987 Guest-Edited by DeWitt Henry

by DeWitt Henry, Annie Proulx, Stuart Dybek, Don Lee, Jean Thompson
 
The 1987 fiction issue of Ploughshares guest edited by DeWitt Henry. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest edited serially by prominent writers who explore different and personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

DeWitt Henry, acclaimed memoirist and founding editor of Ploughshares, compiles this classic issue, which features fiction by

Overview

The 1987 fiction issue of Ploughshares guest edited by DeWitt Henry. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest edited serially by prominent writers who explore different and personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

DeWitt Henry, acclaimed memoirist and founding editor of Ploughshares, compiles this classic issue, which features fiction by Pulitzer Prize-winner E. Annie Proulx, as well as Stuart Dybek, Don Lee, and Jean Thompson, among others. The issue also includes a profile of the writer Evan S. Connell by Gerald Shapiro.

EDITOR
DeWitt Henry

PROSE

"Evan S. Connell: A Profile" by Gerald Shapiro
"The Service of a Quiet Man" by William Losinger
"The Time-to-Teach-Jane-Eyre-Again Blues" by Linda Bamber
"The Journey" by Sharmistha Mohanty
"Extreme Remedies" by Helen Hudson
"The Beguiling Idiot" by Eve Shelnutt
"The Lost Child" by Jean Thompson
"Catch You Later" by Melanie Rae Thon
"Covering Home" by Joseph Maiolo
"Song" by Gordon Jackson
"Flames" by Stuart Dybek
"Cutting Bait" by Stephen Wolf
"The Wound" by Sandell Morse
"A Run of Bad Luck" by E. Annie Prolux
"The Lone Night Cantina" by Don Lee
"A Night in the Gardens" by Dan Wakefield
"The Latest from France" by James Kenton

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016585727
Publisher:
Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date:
08/15/1987
Series:
Ploughshares Solos , #1323
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
778 KB

Meet the Author

Born in Wayne, Pennsylvania, DeWitt Henry graduated from Amherst College in 1963 and completed his M.A. and PhD from Harvard University by 1971. In the same year, Henry co-founded the literary magazine Ploughshares, and would serve as director and editor until 1995. His books include a memoir, Sweet Dreams: A Family History (Hidden River Press, 2011); a novel, The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts (University of Tennessee Press, 2001); and a collection of essays titled Safe Suicide (Red Hen Press, 2008). He has also edited five anthologies to date, including Sorrow's Company: Writers on Loss and Grief (Beacon Press, 2001) and Fathering Daughters: Reflections by Men (Beacon Press, 1999). He is currently a professor in Emerson College's Writing, Literature, and Publishing program.

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