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The Fall 2008 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by James Alan McPherson. 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 James Alan McPherson, the Fall 2008 issue of Ploughshares features stories and essays by authors such as Alex Rose, Mary Swan, and M. G. Stephens. In the Introduction, McPherson writers about his ...
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Ploughshares Fall 2008 Guest-Edited by James Alan McPherson

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Overview

The Fall 2008 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by James Alan McPherson. 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 James Alan McPherson, the Fall 2008 issue of Ploughshares features stories and essays by authors such as Alex Rose, Mary Swan, and M. G. Stephens. In the Introduction, McPherson writers about his choices for the issue: "If there is a common thread in the stories here, I think it must be the communal effort to gain perspective on the highly complex areas of our fuzzy and fragmented American reality."

Full Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
James Alan McPherson

EDITOR PROFILE
DeWitt Henry

FICTION

"The Incurables," by Mark Brazaitis
"Are You Passing?" by Allen Gee
"Fort Macon," by David Gullette
"Salk and Sabin," by Kirsten Menger-Anderson
"Ostracon," by Alex Rose
"Bless Everybody," by Steven Schwartz
"Spin," by Aurelie Sheehan
"When Thou Art King," by Amy Stuber
"Old Sins," by Mary Swan
"Alex, the Barista," by Joyce E. Turner

NONFICTION

"Lady Fingers," by Ryan Berg
"Sunday Morning at the Marlin Cafe," by M. G. Stephens

EDITORS' SHELF
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016400532
  • Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
  • Publication date: 8/14/2008
  • Series: Ploughshares Solos , #3423
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 969 KB

Meet the Author

James Alan McPherson (born September 16, 1943) is an American short story writer and essayist. He has been a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Fellowship. McPherson is a member of the permanent faculty of the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.
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