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By Jason L. Brown,Shanie Latham

New tales from the Midwest offers a suite of reports that commemorate an American zone too usually neglected in discussions approximately designated nearby literature. The editors solicited nominations from greater than three hundred magazines, literary journals, and small presses and narrowed the choice to 19 authors. The tales, written by means of Midwestern writers or targeting the Midwest, show that the standard of fiction from and in regards to the center of the rustic competitors that of the other sector. visitor editor John McNally introduces the anthology, which beneficial properties brief fiction by way of Charles Baxter, Dan Chaon, Christopher Mohar, Rebecca Makkai, Lee Martin, and others.

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