Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different and personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.
Ploughshares Fall 2010 Guest-Edited by Jim Shepardby Jim Shepard, Jay Neugeboren, Charles Baxter, Aimee Bender
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The Fall 2010 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Jim Shepard. This fiction issue of Ploughshares features authors Charles Baxter, Aimee Bender, Robert Cohen, Sandra Leong, Meghan Mayhew Bergman, Jay Neugeboren, Ethan Rutherford, Greg Schutz, and Ian Stansel. The volume also includes a profile of Shepard, an introduction by Shepard, as well as book reviews and more.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Charles Baxter, "Mr. Scary"
Aimee Bender, "The Fake Nazi"
Robert Cohen, "Our Time with the Pirates"
Sandra Leong, "We Don't Deserve This"
Meghan Mayhew Bergman, "The Two-Thousand-Dollar Sock"
Jay Neugeboren, "Make a Wish"
Ethan Rutherford, "John, for Christmas"
Greg Schutz, "Joyriders"
Ian Stansel "Dukes and Duchesses of Park Ridge"
ABOUT JIM SHEPARD
A profile by Robert Cohen
The Pleasure of Letting Go: A Plan B Essay
Cohen Award Winners
Jacob M. Appel reviews "Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life," by Carol Sklenicka
Kirstin Chen reviews "A Disobedient Girl," by Ru Freeman
Judith Grossman reviews "The Ticking Is the Bomb," by Nick Flynn
Scott Stanfield reviews "The Lost Origins of the Essay," edited by John D'Agata
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