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The whole story : editors on fiction : a collection of essays and stories

Author: Warren Slesinger
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : Bench Press, ©1995.
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What is good fiction? Twenty-five editors of fiction magazines suggest answers by contributing stories which they published, and they explain why they published them. The general consensus is that there is no consensus, but a writer's perseverance helps.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whole story.
Columbia, S.C. : Bench Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)603956825
Online version:
Whole story.
Columbia, S.C. : Bench Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)606520709
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Slesinger
ISBN: 0930769120 9780930769123
OCLC Number: 30623424
Description: xii, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A Story Needs Two Stories / Ronald Spatz --
The Woman Who Slept with a Tortoise / Cory Wade --
Literary Energy / Robert S. Fogarty --
In the Sparrow Hills / Emile Capouya --
Choosing "Sheets" / Micki Reaman and Beverly McFarland --
Sheets / Beth Bosworth --First Evidences: The Work of Youn Writers in Little Magazines / Amber Vogel --
The Disillusioned / Lloyd Shaw --
A Fading Light / Robert Morgan --
Fiction in Disguise(s) / Sonia Raiziss --
Final Exam: History of Art 321 / Elizabeth McBride --
Getting into Fiction / Mark Mirsky and Allan Aycock --
The Red-Headed Man / Mary Clark --
Finding the Real Thing / Stanley W. Lindberg --
Manly Conclusions / Mary Hood --
All We Ever Wanted to Say / Peter Stitt --
Father Pat Springer / Deborah Larsen --
A Story like the World: The Selection of Louis Gallo's "Bodies Set in Motion" / Jim Clark --
Bodies Set in Motion / Louis gallo --
The Resurrected "Mother" / Cara Diaconoff --
Mother / W.B. Pescosolido. Breaking the Rules / David Hamilton --
Seven Blackberries / Norman Sage --
Meaningful Fiction and Women's Lives / Marianne Abel --
Good Shabbos / Pamela Walker --
Our Lady of No Consolation: On Eileen Pollack's "A Sense of Aesthetics" / Devon Jersild --
A Sense of Aesthetics / Eileen Pollack --
Choosing Fiction for Publication / Robert Stewart --
What Does God Care About Your Dignity, Victor Travesti? / Thomas E. Kennedy --
Fiction and Politics / Robley Wilson --
The Translator / Norman Lavers --
"Trinity Doughnuts" and the Openness of Life / Hannah Wilson --
Trinity Doughnuts / Amber Dorko --
Immediate Needs and Possibilities: Publishing a Story in Prairie Schooner / Hilda Raz --
Tango / Ellen Hunnicutt --
The Economy of Revelation / George Core --
Privacy / Martha L. Hall --
Just Visiting / Dabney Stuart --
Speaking to the Fish / Lisa Sandlin --
Look for Everything in the Sweeping and It Is There / Elizabeth Mills --
The Way That I Sweep / Jill Koenigsdorf --
For "The Whole Story" / George Garrett --
Dad is Here / Hilary Masters --
Getting It Right / Wendy Lesser --
Picture Perfect / Leigh Anne Jones --
The Making of the Pulitzer Prize / Staige D. Blackford --
Fairy Tale / Robert Olen Butler.
Responsibility: edited by Warren Slesinger.

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What is good fiction? Twenty-five editors of fiction magazines suggest answers by contributing stories which they published, and they explain why they published them. The general consensus is that there is no consensus, but a writer's perseverance helps.

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