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By John Edgar Wideman

The Drue Heinz Literature Prize used to be verified in 1980 to motivate and help the writing and interpreting of brief fiction. over the last two decades judges corresponding 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 masses submitted each year by means of up-and-coming writers.

20 represents the simplest of the best—one tale from all of the prize-winning volumes. selected by way of acclaimed writer John Edgar Wideman, the decisions conceal a vast diversity of creative and unique characters, settings, and feelings, charting the evolution of the quick tale over the last twenty years. the most prestigious awards of its type, the Drue Heinz Literature Prize has helped release the careers of a rating 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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