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By John Edgar Wideman

The Drue Heinz Literature Prize was once proven in 1980 to inspire and help the writing and examining of brief fiction. during the last 20 years judges resembling Robert Penn Warren, Raymond Carver, Joyce Carol Oates, Margaret Atwood, Russell Banks, Alice McDermott, and Frank Conroy have chosen the simplest collections from the masses submitted each year by way of up-and-coming writers.

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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