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By John Edgar Wideman

The Drue Heinz Literature Prize used to be demonstrated in 1980 to inspire and help the writing and analyzing of brief fiction. over the last two decades judges comparable to Robert Penn Warren, Raymond Carver, Joyce Carol Oates, Margaret Atwood, Russell Banks, Alice McDermott, and Frank Conroy have chosen the easiest collections from the loads submitted each year via up-and-coming writers.

20 represents the easiest of the best—one tale from all of the prize-winning volumes. selected by means of acclaimed writer John Edgar Wideman, the decisions disguise a huge variety of artistic and unique characters, settings, and feelings, charting the evolution of the fast tale over the last twenty years. the most prestigious awards of its sort, the Drue Heinz Literature Prize has helped release the careers of a ranking of formerly "undiscovered" writers, a lot of whom have long gone 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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