New Stories from the Midwest is an anthology series that presents the best literary writing published in the Midwest during the most recent two-year period. The editors select from a large pool of stories gathered from distinguished journals and magazines like Cincinnati Review, Glimmer Train, Hobart, Mid-American Review, Narrative Magazine, Ploughshares, Tin House, and dozens more. Writers featured in the 2016 volume include such luminaries as Charles Baxter, Peter Ho Davies, and Joyce Carol Oates, as well as new voices and rising stars such as Laura Van Den Berg and Rebecca Makkai. Be sure to watch for New Poetry from the Midwest as well!
Featuring work by Thomas K. Atkinson, Charles Baxter, Catherine Browder, Claire Burgess, Peter Ho Davies, Stephanie Dickineson, Jack Driscoll, Nick Dybek, Stuart Dybek, Abby Geni, Albert Goldbarth, Baird Harper, Rebecca Makkai, Monica McFawn, John McNally, Emily Mitchell, Devin Murphy, Joyce Carol Oates, Lori Ostlund, Noley Reid, Christine Sneed, Anne Valente, Laura Van Den Berg, Joosh Weil, and Theodore Wheeler.