Spinning Away from the Center

Stories about Homesickness and Homecoming from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Edited by Ethan Laughman

Title Details

Pages: 274

Trim size: 139.700mm x 215.900mm

Formats

Paperback

Pub Date: 09/01/2019

ISBN: 9-780-8203-5661-7

List Price: $24.95

Spinning Away from the Center

Stories about Homesickness and Homecoming from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Edited by Ethan Laughman

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  • Contributors
These stories offer layered, perceptive takes on what home means to us. The people we meet in these stories are often traveling to and from home-thinking about where they have come from, where they are headed, and how that journey will impact their futures. Although the stories approach homecoming and homesickness through varied moods and styles, they all come around to confronting a shared need: a place to call home.

Ed Allen

Wendy Brenner

David Crouse

Philip F. Deaver

Toni Graham

Mary Hood

Karin Lin-Greenberg

Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum

Becky Mandelbaum

C. M. Mayo

Christopher McIlroy

Peter Meinke

Paul Rawlins

Monica McFawn Robinson

Hugh Sheehy

Siamak Vossoughi

Leigh Allison Wilson

About the Author/Editor

ETHAN LAUGHMAN has worked in both the editorial and marketing departments of the University of Georgia Press. Among the few who have read every Flannery O'Connor Award-winning volume, he has collaborated closely with the series' authors in compiling these new anthologies.