The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories

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Daniel Halpern
Penguin Books, 1999 - Fiction - 667 pages
14 Reviews

Following the immense success of The Art of the Tale, Daniel Halpern has assembled the next generation of short-story writers葉hose born after 1937葉o create a companion volume, The Art of the Story. Attesting to the depth, range, and continued popularity of short fiction, this collection includes seventy-eight contributors from thirty-five countries. The Art of the Story combines the best of the established masters as well as the fresh, new voices of writers whose work has seldom been translated into English.

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Review: The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Amazing anthology. Granted, there has been time for these stories to rise to the top and be included in an anthology like this, but still, there was something to be had from each one. My favorite ... Read full review

Review: The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories

User Review  - Joe1207 - Goodreads

There were good stories, but this is by no means an even-handed international anthology. Half of the book is from only two countries: 26 of the 78 stories are from American authors and 13 from English authors. Read full review

About the author (1999)

Daniel Halpern is the author of eight collections of poetry, and has received numerous grants and awards (including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the 1993 PEN Publisher Citation). For twenty-five years he edited the literary magazine Antaeus. He is currently Editorial Director of The Ecco Press/HarperCollins and divides his time between Princeton, New Jersey and New York City.

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