Synopses & Reviews
New Stories from the South has become the annual anthology to watch. Stories in the eleventh volume continue the tradition of excellence establishedin the ten previous editions, presenting the work of exciting newcomers alongside that of the established masters. This volume, in fact, includes a new story by the colossus of Southern literature -- William Faulkner.
Also featured are contributors' notes on the genesis of their stories as well as an updated list of magazines consulted by the editor with editorial addresses.
Along with a new story by William Faulkner, the authors of the 1996 edition include Robert Olen Butler, Moira Crone, Janice Daugharty, J. D. Dolan, Ellen Douglas, Kathy Flann, Tim Gautreaux, David Gilbert, Marica Guthridge, Jill McCorkle, Robert Morgan, Tom Paine, Susan Perabo, Annette Sanford, and Lee Smith.
Now in its 11th year, this book has become the annual anthology to watch. The stories featured here continue the tradition of excellence, presenting the work of exciting newcomers alongside that of the established masters. This year's volume includes a new story by the colossus of Southern literature--William Faulkner.
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.