Ploughshares Fall/Winter 1981 Guest-Edited by Dan Wakefield

Ploughshares Fall/Winter 1981 Guest-Edited by Dan Wakefield

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Overview

The Fall/Winter 1981 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Dan Wakefield. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Full Table of Contents

FICTION
Excerpt from from "The Sleep of Reason," by John Williams
Excerpt from "Real Tears," by Tom Nolan
Excerpt from "Mischief Night," by Brock Brower
"Possession (from The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts)," by DeWitt Henry
"A Compassionate Leave," by Richard Yates
"Real Time," by Al Gowan
"Paddy Madigan," by Herbert A. Kenny
"After One," by Myra Goldberg
"Flahrida," by Phillip Green
"Excerpt From The Top of Mt. Everest," by Jan Solet
"Phospherescence," by April Smith
"Birds, Beasts, Flowers," by Sharyn Layfield
"The Coggios," by Sharyn Layfield
"Household," by Susan Engberg

NONFICTION
"John Williams: Plain Writer," by Dan Wakefield


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940148420552
Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date: 10/15/1981
Series: Ploughshares , #74
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 227
File size: 419 KB

About the Author

Dan Wakefield is a novelist, journalist, and screenwriter. He began his writing career as a sports correspondent for The Indianapolis Star. Since then, Wakefield has written for many national magazines including Harpers, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine and GQ, and two of his novels, Going All the Way and Starting Over, were produced as feature films.
Wakefield has won numerous honors including a Rockefeller grant for creative writing and a National Endowment for the Arts Award for the short story. He has taught writing at Boston University, the University of Massachusetts at Boston, was a writer-in-residence at Emerson College in Boston, and is currently the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Florida International University in Miami.

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