The Best American SeriesAr First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countryas finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumeas series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected a and most popular a of its kind. The Best American Essays 2012 includes Marcia Angell, Miah Arnold, Mark Doty, Joseph Epstein, Jonathan Franzen, Malcolm Gladwell, Francine Prose, Lauren Slater, Sandra Tsing Loh, Jose Antonio Vargas, and othersWhenever i get into discussions about the essay with creative writing students, I discover a peculiar notion they have about my favorite genre. ... It seems as though students want their essays to look like true-to-life short stories that conform to the creative writing manuala#39;s central ... themselves could be quite unstimulating, the schoolteachera#39;s all-time favorite being aWhat I Did on My Summer Vacation.
|Title||:||The Best American Essays 2012|
|Author||:||Robert Atwan, David Brooks|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2012-10-02|