By John Edgar Wideman
20 represents the simplest of the best—one tale from all the prize-winning volumes. selected by way of acclaimed writer John Edgar Wideman, the choices disguise a extensive variety of creative and unique characters, settings, and feelings, charting the evolution of the quick tale during the last twenty years. essentially the most prestigious awards of its type, the Drue Heinz Literature Prize has helped release the careers of a rating of formerly "undiscovered" writers, lots of whom have long past directly to nice serious success.
Past Winners of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize: David Bosworth, Robley Wilson, Jonathan Penner, Randall Silvis, W. D. Wetherell, Rick DeMarinis, Ellen Hunnicutt, Reginald McKnight, Maya Sonenberg, Rick Hillis, Elizabeth Graver, Jane McCafferty, Stewart O’Nan, Jennifer Cornell, Geoffrey Becker, Edith Pearlman, Katherine Vaz, Barbara Croft, Lucy Honig, Adria Bernardi.
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