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The Habit of Art: Best Stories from the Indiana University Fiction Workshop,9780253218070

The Habit of Art: Best Stories from the Indiana University Fiction Workshop

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9780253218070

ISBN10:
0253218071
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Pub. Date:
11/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Indiana Univ Pr
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Summary

"The scientist has the habit of science; the artist, the habit of art." -Flannery O'ConnorThis collection of stories contains some of the best new short fiction from America. The stories display a wide range of styles, settings, and themes. In addition to being among the country's most talented, prize-winning writers, the authors gathered in The Habit of Art also share a common bond as former members of the fiction workshop at Indiana University, which celebrates its first 25 years with the publication of this book.Tony Ardizzone is the author of seven books of fiction, including In the Garden of Papa Santuzzu (1999); Taking It Home: Stories from the Neighborhood (1996), andLarabi's Ox: Stories of Morocco (1992). His writing has received the Chicago Foundation for Literature Award for Fiction, the Milkweed National Fiction Prize, the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, the Virginia Prize for Fiction, the Lawrence Foundation Award, the Bruno Arcudi Literature Prize, and other honors. Since 1987 he has taught creative writing, ethnic American literature, and 20th century American fiction at Indiana University, where he has twice served terms as Director of Creative Writing.

Author Biography

Tony Ardizzone is author of seven books of fiction, including In the Garden of Papa Santuzzu; Taking It Home: Stories from the Neighborhood; Larabi's Ox: Stories of Morocco; and the recently completed novel The Whale Chaser. His writing has received the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and other honors. He is director of the creative writing program at Indiana University and lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION ix
Bocce
RENÉE MANFREDI
1(18)
Six Ways to Jump Off a Bridge
BRIAN LEUNG
19(14)
Surrogates
RACHEL HALL
33(18)
In the Doorway of Rhee's Jazz Joint
D. WINSTON BROWN
51(15)
Ramone
JUDY TROY
66(10)
Who's Your Daddy?
BOB BLEDSOE
76(19)
Mouthful of Sorrow
DANA JOHNSON
95(14)
The Penance Practicum
ERIN McGRAW
109(20)
Three Parting Shots and a Forecast
CHRISTIE HODGEN
129(14)
Casualidades
CAROLYN ALESSIO
143(10)
Scarlet
MANDY SAYER
153(12)
Ways to Kill a Snapper
GREGORY MILLER
165(9)
Selling the Apartment
DANIT BROWN
174(17)
Relevant Girl
TENAYA DARLINGTON
191(19)
A Morning for Milk
SEAMUS BOSHELL
210(16)
Pork Chops
EILEEN FITZGERALD
226(18)
The Nine Ideas for a Happier Whole
AMOS A. MAGLIOCCO
244(17)
Stepping in Ms. Cent-Jean's Shoes
CRYSTAL S. THOMAS
261(15)
Dream House
BARBARA BEAN
276(19)
Home Course Advantage
CLINT McCOWN
295(17)
All Saints Day
ANGELA PNEUMAN
312(23)
CREDITS 335(2)
CONTRIBUTORS 337


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