AN INTERVIEW WITH AMY HEMPEL

11 Comments We’re huge Amy Hempel fans at Algonquin, so we’re especially thrilled that she’s the guest editor of this year’s 25th anniversary edition of NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH. To celebrate, today we’re giving away a…

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AN INTERVIEW WITH WELLS TOWER

20 Comments 20 Comments Today we’ll be giving away a copy of Wells Towers’ Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned along with a copy of New Stories from the South, 2010. To enter, leave a comment here or on our Facebook…

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AN INTERVIEW WITHKathy Pories, Series Editor

8 Comments 8 Comments Algonquin Books is proud to celebrate a quarter-century’s worth of stellar short stories with the publication of its annual anthology, NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH. Over the course of the week, we’ll be featuring spotlight…

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New Stories Week New Stories From The South 2010

4 Comments 4 Comments On August 17, Algonquin will publish its 25th volume of New Stories from the South, guest edited this year by short story master Amy Hempel. Hempel has selected 25 stories by 24 authors (yes, one…

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Short Story Pick-Of-The-Month

1 Comment 1 Comment Contrary to popular belief, not all writers sit in dark corners scribbling their serious, serious story about how gloomy and awful life is. Most writers use laptops now. Others, like George Singleton, forgo the expected,…

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Short Story Pick-of-the-Month

2 Comments 2 Comments I admit it: I love a great villain. A knowledgeable writer goes beyond the sometimes bombastic, destructive wake of a villain, provides opportunities for the character to change – or adamantly refuse to change –…

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Big News: The New New Stories From the South

12 Comments 12 Comments Hey friends, we have good news: On August 17, Algonquin will publish its 25th volume of New Stories from the South! And the guest editor? None other than the amazing Amy Hempel. (Check out an…

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Short Story Pick-of-the-Month

3 Comments 3 Comments Flash fiction is a difficult form to pull off, and many times stories in that form can feel more like scenes rather than turning points or moments of recognition. And speaking of difficult forms, stories…

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Short Story Pick-of-the-Month

1 Comment 1 Comment Today’s post is coming to you courtesy of Kathy Pories, Senior Editor at Algonquin and Senior Editor of our annual New Stories from the South series (now in its 19th year!). She gets to soak…

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