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Fall 2014
Stories of the Week: 2014–2015
Spring 2014

FICTION: Amy Bloom, Heather Brittain Bergstrom, Jesse Goolsby, David Guterson, Skip Horack, Eric Puchner, Austin Smith. NONFICTION: Bill Barich, Frank Conroy, Justin Cronin. FEATURES: Maria Hummel. WINTER CONTEST WINNER: Julie Diamond. POETRY: Malachi Black, Nick DePascal, Meg Freitag, Carol Moldaw, Rusty Morrison, Marsha Rabe, Susan Sonde. PHOTOGRAPHY: Wenshu Fan.

Stories of the Week: 2013–2014
Poems of the Week: 2013–2014
Narrative Backstage
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Winter 2014

FICTION: Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, Susan Minot. NONFICTION: James Salter, David Thomson, D. J. Lee. FEATURES: Jennifer duBois, Peter Orner. NARRATIVE 30 BELOW WINNERS: Soren Stockman, Moriah Cohen. FALL CONTEST WINNERS: Katherine Vaz, Doug Benerofe, Robert McGuill. POETRY: Carl Adamshick, Ellen Bass, Judith Harris, Bob Hicok, Susan Kinsolving, Ted Kooser, David Lee, Lisa Olstein, Arthur Sze. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Natalie Diaz.

Fall 2013

FICTION: Jayne Anne Phillips, Robert Stone, Rick Bass, Robert Olen Butler, Bob Shacochis, William Kittredge. NONFICTION: Julian Barnes, Frank Conroy. FEATURES: Anthony Marra. SIX-WORD STORIES: Marlon Jiminez. POETRY CONTEST WINNERS: Elizabet Elliot, Elizabeth Metzger, Lauren Mosely. POETRY: Marianne Boruch, Anthony Caleshu, Andrew Deloss Eaton, Ron Maclean, Matthew Zapruder. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Willa Carrol, Sue Williams.

Spring 2013

FICTION: Gail Godwin, Stephanie Grant. CLASSICS: William Dean Howells. NONFICTION: Lynn Freed, Maria Hummel, Richard Smith. INTERVIEWS: James Salter. SIX-WORD STORIES: Alistair Daniel. WINTER CONTEST WINNERS: Karen K. Ford, Stephanie Early Green, Abe Louise Young. POETRY: David Lee, Ladan Osman, Soren Stockman, Jeanine Walker, Jenny M. Xie. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Melanie Gideon, Anthony Marra.

Winter 2013

CLASSICS: Bohumil Hrabal, James Joyce. FICTION: Russell Banks, Richard Bausch. NONFICTION: Bill Barich, Maria Hummel, Anthony Marra, David Thomson. iSTORIES: Twister Marquiss, James Silberstein. FALL CONTEST WINNERS: Millicent Dillon, Charlotte Holmes, Spencer Wise. POETRY: Marianne Boruch, Celia Dropkin, Norman Dubie, Bianca Lech. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Willa Carroll, Matthew Dickman.

Stories of the Week: 2012–2013
Poems of the Week: 2012–2013
Fall 2012

CLASSICS: E. L. Doctorow. FICTION: T. C. Boyle, Robert Olen Butler, Ron Hansen, Karen Peterson. NONFICTION: Lynn Ahrens, Bill Barich, Bridget Quinn. iSTORIES: Jan Ellison, Rina Piccolo. SPRING CONTEST WINNERS: Reed Johnson, Kirsten Valdez Quade, Taymiya R. Zaman. POETRY: David Axelrod, Willa Carroll, Eric Pankey, Kary Wayson. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: James Salter, Abraham Verghese.

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FICTION: Elizabeth Benedict, David Bradley, Mary Morris, Douglas Silver. ISTORIES: Kay Eldredge, Jan Ellison. IPOEMS: Jenny Browne, Robert Hedin. GRAPHIC STORIES: Liza Donnelly, Michael Maslin. NONFICTION: Aleksandra Crapanzano, Bridget Quinn, Tana Wajczuk. POETRY: Rebekah Bloyd, Natalie Diaz, Judith Harris, David Hinton, Ishion Hutchinson, Diane Suess. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Rick Bass, Ann Beattie, Donald Hall.

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FICTION: Rick Bass, Richard Bausch, Amy Bloom, Alice Munro. FALL CONTEST WINNERS:Amy Parker, Nathan Poole, Gabriel Tallent. N30B WINNERS:Kirsten Clodfelter, Brian Trapp, Madhuri Vijay. NONFICTION: Timothy Ferris, Sara Faye Lieber, Jayne Anne Phillips.POETRY:Vincent Guerra, Robert Hedin, Bob Hicok, Carol Light, Will Schutt NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: James Arthur, Carol Edgarian, Robert Stone.

Fall 2011

FICTION: Michael Croley, David Guterson, Jennifer Haigh, Sue Mell. SPRING CONTEST WINNERS:Nickolas Butler, Katie Cortese, Jan Ellison. POETRY CONTEST WINNERS: Willa Carroll, Emma Gorenberg, Shivani Mehta. iSTORIES: Kay Eldredge, Rina Piccolo, James Silberstein.GRAPHIC STORIES: Hannah Sarvasy, Eliza Frye NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Rick Bass, Taha Muhammad Ali, Adam Prince.

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FICTION: WINTER CONTEST WINNERS:Kevin A. González, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Debra Spark. iSTORIES: Sherman Alexie, Michael Croley, Kay Eldredge.NONFICTION: Robert P. Baird, John Casey, Tom Jenks, Joyce Carol Oates. PHOTOGRAPHY: Twister Marquiss, Marc Petersen NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Ann Beattie, Anthony Marra, James Salter.

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FICTION: Will Boast, Carol Edgarian, Anthony Marra, Sue Mell, Peter Orner. FALL CONTEST WINNERS: Heather Brittain Bergstrom, Alexander Maksik, Russell Working. NARRATIVE 30 BELOW WINNERS: Kevin A. González, Jacob Powers, Erika Solomon. NONFICTION: Lynn Freed, Gail Godwin, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Tobias Wolff. SIX-WORD STORIES: Robert Olen Butler NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Jennifer Egan, Dan Gerber, James Salter, Sue Williams.

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FICTION: Robert P. Baird, Michael Knight, Marry Morris, Valerie Trueblood, Daniel Woodrell. SPRING CONTEST WINNERS: Megan Mayhew Bergman, Peter Grimes, Scott Tucker. INTERVIEWS: Margaret Atwood, Geoffrey Wolff. NARRATIVE TASTE: Lynn Ahrens, Sylvie Bigar, James and Kay Salter, Dana Tommasino. NONFICTION: Tom Grimes. SIX-WORD STORIES: Sherman Alexie. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Rick Bass, Pia Z. Ehrhardt, Min Jin Lee, James Workman.

Stories of the Week: 2011–2012
Poems of the Week: 2011–2012
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FICTION: Ann Beattie, Lynn Freed, Adrianne Harun, Antonia Nelson, Octavia Randolph. WINTER CONTEST WINNERS: Katie Chase, Cori Jones, Adam Prince. INTERVIEWS: Mary Gaitskill, Donald Hall, Jennifer Egan. NARRATIVE TASTE: Aleksandra Crapanzano. NONFICTION: Lynn Ahrens. PROFILE: Shirley Hazzard. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Robert Olen Bulter, James Salter, Robert Stone.

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FICTION: Tom Barbash, Richard Bausch, Elizabeth Benedict, Amy Bloom, Gail Godwin. FALL CONTEST WINNERS: Dave Bausch, Joe David Bellamy, Nate Haken. INTERVIEW: Gail Godwin. NONFICTION: Gail Godwin. NARRATIVE 30 BELOW CONTEST WINNERS: Greg Brown, Christa Hillstrom, Montana Ray. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Rick Bass, Ann Beattie, Dan Gerber, Amy Tan.

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FICTION: Richard Bausch, Robert Olen Butler, Gail Godwin, Ann Packer. SPRING CONTEST WINNERS: Jane Delury, Paul Griner, Anthony Marra. INTERVIEWS: Lorrie Moore, Gail Godwin. NONFICTION: Melanie Gideon, Tom Jenks, Joyce Carol Oates. POETRY CONTEST WINNERS: Alice Jones, Tomás Q. Morín, Anne Marie Rooney. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Rick Bass, Arthur Sze,Tobias Wolff.

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FICTION: Richard Bausch, Chandler Burr, Lynn Freed, Tom Grimes, Maud Newton. WINTER CONTEST WINNERS: Adam Atlas, David Bradley, Janet Burroway. INTERVIEWS: Junot Diaz, Garry Marshall NONFICTION: Robert Olen Butler, Donald Hall. POETRY: Jon Davis, Aimee Nezhukumatahil, William O’Daly, Jessica Roder. NARRATIVE OUTLOUD: Charles D’Ambrosio, Michael Dickman, Matthew Dickman, James Salter.

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FICTION: T. C. Boyle, Eugene Cross, Greg Jalbert, Jayne Anne Phillips, Adam Atlas. FALL CONTEST WINNERS: Jackie Thomas-Kennedy, Richard Bausch, Russell Working. INTERVIEWS: with Jayne Anne Phillips NONFICTION: Jeanie Kortum. POETRY: David Bottoms, Natalie Diaz, Michael Dickman, Dan Gerber, Kristine Ong Muslim. THRILLER FICTION: John Lescroart, Andy Gross, David Corbett, Daniel Woodrell.

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FICTION: James William Brown, Elmo Lum, Jill McCorkle, Joe Pagano Jr., Lee Smith, Alexi Zentner. FIRST-PERSON WINNERS: Heather Brittain Bergstrom, Gina Ochsner, Holly Wilson. SHORT SHORTS: Lauren Birden. NONFICTION: Bill Barich, Hal Crowther, Marc Petersen. POETRY: Michelle Bitting, Paul Breslin, Peter Cole, Eamon Grennan, Carol Moldaw, Dennis O'Driscoll, Lucia Perillo, Ghassan Zaqtan. CLASSICS: W.H. Auden. PLUS: Don Lee, Robert Penn Warren.

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FICTION: Nicky Beer, Ree Davis, Don Evans, Edan Lepucki, Douglas Light, Carol Moldaw, Josh Weil. NONFICTION: Scott Cohen.

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FICTION: Richard Bausch, Lisa Cupolo, Jeanie Kortum, Reese Kwon, Mattox Roesch. SHORT SHORTS: Louise Jarvis Flynn, Barry Gifford, Holly Wilson. NONFICTION: Lynn Ahrens, Rick Bass, Tom Grimes, Donald Hall. POETRY: Matthew Dickman, Mike O'Connor, Alberto Álvaro Ríos, Jennifer Tonge. CLASSICS: Stephen Crane. PLUS: Robert Frost, Seamus Heaney, Julie Phillips.

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FICTION: Robert Olen Butler, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Octavia Randolph, Scott Spencer. INTERVIEWS: Richard Rodriguez. NONFICTION: Paula Delgado-Kling. POETRY: Marvin Bell, S.G. Frazier, Shirley Kaufman, Stephen Kuusisto, Joseph Stroud, Connie Wanek. CLASSICS: W.H. Auden. PLUS: Carol Edgarian & Tom Jenks, Howard Norman, Alan Ziegler.

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FICTION: Abby Frucht, Laura Jamison, Twister Marquiss, Ann Pancake, Terese Svoboda. NONFICTION: N.E. Anderson, Bill Barich, Gail Godwin, Ned Parker. Roberta Payne, Wendy Sanford. POETRY: Michael Dickman, Sascha Feinstein, Dan Gerber, Jim Harrison, Ted Kooser, Sarah Lindsay, Lisa Olstein, Benjamin Alire, Sáenz, Arthur Sze. CLASSICS: Donald Hall. ESSAYS: Dahlma Llanos Figueroa. PLUS: Percival Everett, E.M. Forster.

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FICTION: Gary Buslik, Elea Carey, Darrach Dolan, Golda Goldbloom, Skip Horack, Charles Johnson, Steve Kistulentz, Hannah Pittard, Emily Rapp.

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FICTION: Ron Carlson, Michael Croft, Michael Croley, Pia Z. Ehrhardt, Ron Hansen, Claudia Zuluaga. NONFICTION: Lynn Ahrens. POETRY: David Guterson. PROFILES: Ann Beattie. CLASSICS: Nathaniel Hawthorne. PLUS: Deborah Eisenberg, Min Jin Lee.

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FICTION: Richard Bausch, James Warner. SHORT SHORTS: Michelle Bitting, Amy Knox Brown, Robert Olen Butler, Alma García, Robert Garner McBrearty, Barry Gifford, Robin Hemley, Brandon Hobson, Susan Moldaw, Liesl Wilke. NONFICTION: Sadiya Hartman, Robert Stone. CLASSICS: Saul Bellow. PLUS: Joan Didion, Michael Ondaatje, W.G. Sebald, William Styron.

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FICTION: David Corbett, Tom Grimes, Ward Just. NONFICTION: Olivia Chia-Lin Lee, Ned Parker, James and Kay Salter, Michael Wolff. CLASSICS: Elizabeth Bowen. PLUS: Joseph Conrad, Gail Godwin, V.S. Naipaul, Edward Said.

Summer 2006

FICTION: Alice H0ffman, X.J. Kennedy, Lorraine Lopez, Kent Meyers, Don Waters, Tiphanie Yanique. NONFICTION: Abraham Brennan.

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FICTION: Craig Bueltel, Tom Grimes, James Kaplan, Jayne Anne Phillips. INTERVIEWS: Alan Ziegler. NONFICTION: Pia Z. Ehrhardt, Ned Parker, Katayoon Zandvakili, Alan Ziegler. CLASSICS: Andre Dubus. PLUS: Irène Némirovsky, Philip Roth, Leo Tolstoy, Eudora Welty.

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FICTION: Mermer Blakeslee, Wesley Brown, Cai Emmons, Tom Grimes, Padgett Powell, Robin Troy. CLASSICS: Frank Conroy. ESSAYS: Rick Bass. PLUS: Tobias Wolff.

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FICTION: Ann Beattie, Jeffrey Colvin, E.L. Doctorow, Abby Frucht, Sameer Pandya, Debra Spark. NONFICTION: Bill Barich, Michael Wolff. CLASSICS: Gina Berriault. PLUS: Lynn Freed, Jim Harrison, James Salter.

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FICTION: Rick Bass, Ann Beattie, Min Jin Lee. INTERVIEWS: Shannon Ravenel, Jack Shoemaker. NONFICTION: Bill Barich. CLASSICS: V.S. Pritchett.

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FICTION: Rick Bass, Chandler Burr, Pia Z. Ehrhardt, Alma García, Shann Ray, Krystn Lee Yang. INTERVIEWS: Geoffrey Wolff. CLASSICS: Ivan Turgenev. ESSAYS: Roy Blount Jr.

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FICTION: Ken Babbs, Rick Bass, Lynn Freed, Alicia Gifford, Don Lee, Joyce Carol Oates, Terese Svoboda. INTERVIEWS: Frank Conroy. CLASSICS: Peter Taylor.

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FICTION: Kim Addonizio, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Lacy Crawford, Charlotte Forbes, James D. Houston. NONFICTION: Donald Hall. CLASSICS: Jean Stafford.

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FICTION: Rick Bass, Min Jin Lee, Tobias Wolff. SHORT SHORTS: Bridgett M. Davis. NONFICTION: Jane Smiley, Joyce Carol Oates.