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

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Penguin Books, 2000 - Fiction - 667 pages
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Following the immense success of The Art of the Tale, Daniel Halpern has assembled the next generation of short-story writers—those born after 1937—to 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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THE ART OF THE STORY: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This fat "companion volume" to Halpern's earlier anthology, The Art of the Tale (not reviewed), offers a generous sampling of contemporary short fiction (all 78 contributors were "born after 1937 ... Read full review

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User Review  - gwendolyndawson - LibraryThing

Fantastic collection of contemporary short stories from around the world. I love the variety of styles and traditions represented in this one volume. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

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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