Politically inspired

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MacAdam/Cage Pub., 2003 - Fiction - 276 pages
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Politically Inspired, is an anthology of original short fiction inspired by the news and reflects the different sides of the confusing issues surrounding us. Stephen Elliott felt what he was writing wasn't relevant in a time of war and so he began to write fiction based on the world's current events. He realized other authors were having the same dilemma. He acted upon this and put together this anthology after receiving overwhelming response from his writing peers.Politically Inspired is all-original, never before published fiction inspired by current events. Contributors includeAnthony Swofford: Author of Jarhead David Rees: Author of Get Your War OnMichelle Tea: Author of Valencia and Chelsea Whistle. Winner of the Lambda award for Best Lesbian Fiction.Elizabeth Tallent: Author of Honey and Museum Pieces. Included twice in the Best American Short Stories anthology.Tom Barbash: Author of The Last Good Chance and the nonfiction book On Top Of The World, Cantor Fitzgerald And The 9/11 TragedyPaul LaFarge: Author of Artist Of The Missing and Hausmann Or The DistinctionZoe Trope: Author of Don't Kill The FreshmanKola Boof: Sudanese born author of Long Train to the Redeeming Sin Etel Adnan: Author of Paris When It's Naked, Cities and Women, and Sitte Marie Rose, which has been translated into over ten languages and is considered a classic of Middle Eastern literature.

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Contents

The Presidents New Clothes by Anne Ursu
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Da Bomb by K KvashayBoyle
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Proper Dress by Joan Wilking
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About the author (2003)

Stephen Elliott is the author of four novels, including A Life Without Consequences and What It Means To Love You.

His new novel will be co-published by MacAdam/Cage and McSweeney's in February 2003. His writing appears regularly in GQ, McSweeney's, and The Sun. He is the Marshall McCall Lecturer at Stanford University.

His writing can be found at www.stephenelliott.com

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