Synopses & Reviews
"Maybe the best annual anthology around".--Kirkus Reviews. This year's edition--the ninth--conveys universal themes told with southern style. Here, such authors as Barry Hannah, Nanci Kincaid, and Robert Love Taylor speak about issues of race, manhood, death, companionship, and the uniquely southern sport of stock car racing. Includes authors' notes.
Sixteen stories by Frederick Barthelme, Richard Bausch, Ethan Canin, Kathleen Cushman, Tony Earley, Pamela Erbe, Barry Hannah, Nanci Kincaid, Nancy Krusoe, Robert Morgan, Reynolds Price, Leon Rooke, John Sayles, George Singleton, Melanie Sumner, and Robert Love Taylor.
About the Author
Shannon Ravenel has edited New Stories from the South since 1986. Formerly editorial director of Algonquin Books, she now directs her Algonquin imprint, Shannon Ravenel Books. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.