Ploughshares Fall 2006 Guest-Edited by Ron Carlson [NOOK Book]

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The Fall 2006 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Ron Carlson. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Guest-edited by acclaimed novelist and short story writer Ron Carlson (The Hotel Eden, Five Skies), the Fall 2006 all-fiction issue of Ploughshares contains prose by such notable authors as Amy Bloom, Lauren Groff, and ...
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Ploughshares Fall 2006 Guest-Edited by Ron Carlson

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Overview

The Fall 2006 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Ron Carlson. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Guest-edited by acclaimed novelist and short story writer Ron Carlson (The Hotel Eden, Five Skies), the Fall 2006 all-fiction issue of Ploughshares contains prose by such notable authors as Amy Bloom, Lauren Groff, and Gish Jen. In his Introduction to the 100th issue of Ploughshares, Carlson wishes the reader the kind of reading experience he loves to have: "Go out and do something. Lay in some food. Here's a book."

Full Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Ron Carlson

EDITOR PROFILE
J. Boyer

FICTION

"Maps," Andrea Avery
"The Old Impossible," Amy Bloom
"Semana Santa," by Michael Carroll
"In the Kauri Forest," by Alan Cheuse
"Resurrection," by Jennine Capo Crucet
"Lucky Chow Fun," by Lauren Groff
"Grounded," by Ann Hood
"Suicide Note #1…" by Pam Houston
"Gratitude," by Gish Jen
"Target Practice," David Kranes
"Allegiance," by Aryn Kyle
"The White Hart Inn," by T. M. McNally
"Road to the Sea," by Tim Schell
"Crazy Red Head Devil," by Margaret Bradham Thornton
"The Woodwork," by Joan Wickersham

EDITORS' SHELF
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016347844
  • Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
  • Publication date: 8/15/2006
  • Series: Ploughshares , #3223
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 220
  • Sales rank: 1,357,721
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Ron Carlson is the author of eight books of fiction, most recently his selected stories A Kind of Flying (W.W. Norton 2003), the novel The Speed of Light (HarperCollins 2003), and the story collection At the Jim Bridger (Picador paperback 2003). His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Harper's, The New Yorker, Gentlemen's Quarterly, Epoch, The North American Review, and other journals, as well as The Best American Short Stories, The O'Henry Prize Series, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction and dozens of other anthologies. He is Foundation Professor and Regents' Professor of English at Arizona State University. Among his awards are a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, the Cohen Prize at Ploughshares, and a National Society of Arts and Letters Literature Award.
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