Posts Tagged: the Center for Fiction

This Week in Short Fiction

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Just when you thought you had a full biblio of Shakespeare’s plays, up pops another. Tom Jacobs wrote earlier this week for Pacific Standard on Double Falsehood, a play found nearly a century after Shakespeare’s death and now believed to be at least partially written by the Bard. Ryan L. Boyd and James Pennebaker, researchers […]

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Breaking Down Sentences and Style via Gordon Lish

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If you think of Gordon Lish, now best known for editing Raymond Carver’s work, as an “eccentric editor; tyrannical teacher; notorious provocateur,” you may need to take a second look. In a roundtable for the Center for Fiction’s Literarian, David Winters, Greg Gerke, Jason Lucarelli use Lish as a gateway to discussion of issues of style in the […]

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