Ploughshares Fall 1997 Guest-Edited by Mary Gordon

Ploughshares Fall 1997 Guest-Edited by Mary Gordon

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The Fall 1997 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Mary Gordon. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Table of Contents

Mary Gordon

Don Lee

"The Visit," by Alice Adams
"The Agenda of Love," by E. M. Broner
"Mr. Sweetly Indecent," by Bliss Broyard
"A Day in the Future," by Susan Daitch
"Resistance," by Tim Gautreaux
"The Bill Collector's Vacation," by Patricia Hampl
"The Dream of Anonymous Hands," by Ethan Hauser
"Police Chief's Daughter," by Lucy Honig
"Votive: Vision," by Carole Maso
"The Wake," by Joyce Carol Oates
"Permanent," by Richard Panek
"The Tent in the Wind," by David Plante
"My Best Friend," by Helen Schulman
"Flower Children," by Maxine Swann
"Goodbye, Tinker Bell, Hello, God," by Eileen Tobin
"from What Mattered We Left Out," by Nola Tully
"Tea at the House," by Meg Wolitzer

Cohen Award Winners Andrew Sean Greer and Campbell McGrath

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148561118
Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date: 09/01/1997
Series: Ploughshares , #233
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 435,663
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Mary Gordon is the author of seven novels, two memoirs, a short-story collection, and Reading Jesus (Pantheon, 2009), a work of nonfiction. She has received many honors, including a Lila Wallace—Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an O. Henry Award, an Academy Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Story Prize. She was the State Writer of New York from 2008 to 2011. Gordon teaches at Barnard College and lives in New York City.


New York, New York

Date of Birth:

December 8, 1949

Place of Birth:

New York, New York


A.B., Barnard College, 1971; M.A., Syracuse University, 1973

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