4 edition of Best Canadian short stories found in the catalog.
Best Canadian short stories
|Statement||edited by John Stevens.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 312 p.|
|Number of Pages||312|
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When a writer is universally beloved and highly prolific, it can be hard for the uninitiated to know where to start. It’s even more difficult when the writer in question is a master of the short story as opposed to the novel, because at least novels lend themselves to the kind of summary that might let you know if you’ll be interested in the book—it’s much harder to describe a story.
This year, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, which recognizes the best Canadian novel or short story collection with an annual prize of $25, turns To mark two decades of Canlit.
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My son, 19, is student of 3 rd Semester, majoring in English Literature. He writes short stories and poems. Quite a few of his short stories have been published in The Statesman. Recently, I have chosen twenty of his short stories and want to get them published in a collection entitled “In Search of a Story.”.
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Featuring forty-five stories, four more than in the first edition, and including new stories by eighteen of the writer featured in the original, The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories offers an engaging survey of Canada's leading writers and finest short stories.
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Amy Hempel, “Housewife” This is the shortest story on this list—a few words shorter than Lydia Davis’s, even—but packs a lot of drama into that single sentence.
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The much-loved Canadian author, who died this year at the age of 91, wrote a dozen short-story collections and won the Rea Award for the Short Story as a result.