Contemporary Maine Fiction: An Anthology of Short Stories

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Down East Books, Jan 1, 2005 - Fiction - 295 pages
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More than an anthology, Contemporary Maine Fiction is a celebration of the quality and diversity of today's fiction writing in Maine. Editor Wesley McNair has assembled 14 short stories for the collection, several of which are being published for the first time. Among the contributors to this anthology are Pulitzer Prize winners Richard Russo and Richard Ford and best-selling novelist and National Book Award winner Stephen King. Contemporary Maine Fiction offers both a celebration of Maine's writers and the art of storytelling itself.

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Wesley McNair has received numerous national awards for poetry, most recently a United States Artists Fellowship as one of America s finest living artists. The recipient of two Rockefeller fellowships, he has won grants from the Fulbright and Guggenheim foundations, two fellowships in creative writing from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Theodore Roethke and Jane Kenyon Prizes for poetry. His nine collections of verse include Lovers of the Lost: New & Selected Poems. This is his fifth anthology of Maine writing. He lives in Mercer, Maine.

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