By John Edgar Wideman
20 represents the easiest of the best—one tale from all of the prize-winning volumes. selected via acclaimed writer John Edgar Wideman, the decisions disguise a wide variety of artistic and unique characters, settings, and feelings, charting the evolution of the quick tale over the last 20 years. probably the most prestigious awards of its variety, the Drue Heinz Literature Prize has helped release the careers of a ranking of formerly "undiscovered" writers, a lot of whom have long past 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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