Down on the Sidewalk

Stories about Children and Childhood from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Edited by Ethan Laughman

Title Details

Pages: 254

Trim size: 5.500in x 8.500in

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Paperback

Pub Date: 03/01/2020

ISBN: 9-780-8203-5762-1

List Price: $24.95

eBook

Pub Date: 03/01/2020

ISBN: 9-780-8203-5761-4

List Price: $24.95

Down on the Sidewalk

Stories about Children and Childhood from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Edited by Ethan Laughman

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Front porches, family cars, playgrounds, swimming pools: from such familiar haunts of childhood, these stories look out on the world through young eyes and hearts. Wise beyond their years-or soon to be-Ruthie, Omar, J.J., and the other kids in these stories veer in and out of touching distance to hard lessons about trust, love, and mortality. However engaged or aloof, grownups are always nearby. Far-from-perfect emissaries to the realm of adulthood, they pose questions for children even as they offer answers.

Daniel Curley

Amina Gautier

Carole L. Glickfeld

Dana Johnson

Tom Kealey

C. M. Mayo

Melinda Moustakis

Antonya Nelson

Lori Ostlund

Andrew Porter

Anne Raeff

Paul Rawlins

Barbara Sutton

Kellie Wells

Nancy Zafris

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.