Body Language

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University of North Texas Press, 2006 - Fiction - 197 pages
Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, 2006.

Largely set in the South, the eleven stories of Body Language guide us into the hidden worlds of the culture wars. The people in these stories belong to the fringes of society, struggling for an identity and a place to belong.
 

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Contents

not people not this
1
all the america you want
21
the business of souls
49
as human as you are standing here
65
the niņa the pinta the santa maria
87
body language
91
fortune
107
straitjacket
111
vertical mile
137
knock them down
157
heat rises
179
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After growing up in Orlando, Florida, Kelly Magee moved to Ohio, where she currently teaches and writes. Her stories have appeared in Indiana Review, Quarterly West, Crab Orchard Review, and others. She has won awards from the Associated Writing Programs and Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. She currently teaches at The Ohio State University-Marion and lives in Columbus.

The Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction is awarded annually to a collection of short-shorts, short stories, or a novella. The winner receives $1,000 and publication by the University of North Texas Press. Selection is made by an eminent writer.

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