Category: Writing & Blogging

Read as Yourself: Ben Marcus on New American Fiction and the Art of the Anthology

Originally posted on Flavorwire:
Later this month, Vintage Contemporaries will publish New American Stories, a richly variegated anthology of American short stories edited by Ben Marcus. The collection, which Marcus put together more as a playlist or mixtape than a “museum piece,” is a stirring arrangement that presents a strong case for the American short…