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Politically Inspired

Politically Inspired, is an anthology of original short fiction inspired by the news and reflects the different sides of the confusing issues surrounding us. Stephen Elliott felt what he was writing wasn't relevant in a time of war and so he began to write fiction based on the world's current events. He realized other authors were having the same dilemma. He acted upon this and put together this anthology after receiving overwhelming response from his writing peers.Politically Inspired is all-original, never before published fiction inspired by current events. Contributors includeAnthony Swofford: Author of Jarhead David Rees: Author of Get Your War OnMichelle Tea: Author of Valencia and Chelsea Whistle. Winner of the Lambda award for Best Lesbian Fiction.Elizabeth Tallent: Author of Honey and Museum Pieces. Included twice in the Best American Short Stories anthology.Tom Barbash: Author of The Last Good Chance and the nonfiction book On Top Of The World, Cantor Fitzgerald And The 9/11 TragedyPaul LaFarge: Author of Artist Of The Missing and Hausmann Or The DistinctionZoe Trope: Author of Don't Kill The FreshmanKola Boof: Sudanese born author of Long Train to the Redeeming Sin Etel Adnan: Author of Paris When It's Naked, Cities and Women, and Sitte Marie Rose, which has been translated into over ten languages and is considered a classic of Middle Eastern literature.

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1931561583


Format: Book
Title: Politically inspired / edited by: Stephen Elliott ; assistant editor, Gabriel Kram ; associate editors, Elizabeth Brooks ... [et al.].
Publisher Date: San Francisco, CA : MacAdam/Cage Pub., c2003.
Subject: Political fiction, American Current events -- Fiction. United States -- Politics and government -- Fiction.
Isbn: 1931561583 (alk. paper) 1931561451 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Call Number: 813.0080358 Pol
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Bib Id: 201090

Format: Book
Title: Politically inspired / edited by: Stephen Elliott ; assistant editor, Gabriel Kram ; associate editors, Elizabeth Brooks ... [et al.].
Publisher, Date: San Francisco, CA : MacAdam/Cage Pub., c2003.
Description: 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Political fiction, American
Subjects: Current events -- Fiction.
Subjects: United States -- Politics and government -- Fiction.
Other Author: Elliott, Stephen, 1971-
Contents: The president's new clothes / Anne Ursu -- Da' bomb / K. Kvashay Boyle -- Where Eric fell / ZZ Packer -- Proper dress / Joan Wilking -- Balancing genius / Peter Rock -- Jumping Jacks / Doug Dorst -- Innocent / Charles Baxter -- 9/11 LA Bookstore / Michelle Tea -- Dade County, November 2000 / Jim Shepard -- Mr. MXYZPTLK'S opus / Ben Greenman -- The winning side / Alicia Erian -- The K chronicles / Keith Knight -- Should I be scared? / Amanda Eyre Ward -- The patriot actor / Stephen Elliott -- The great Rushdie / Stewart O'Nan -- Duct soup / Andrew Neilsen Sparrow -- End of the world sex / Tsaurah Litzky -- All in a day's work / Mistress Morgana -- The one you meet everywhere / Kola Boof -- Eight hundred pages / Elizabeth Tallent -- I believe I'm in love with the government / Nasri Hajjaj ; translated by Ibrahim Muhawi -- Memo to our journalists / Mark Lee -- The Shield / F.S. Yu -- The vampires of Draconian Hill / Brian Gage Von Do -- I am a CBU-87/B Combined Effects Munition (CEM) / David Rees -- Lamentation over the destruction of Ur / Paul LaFarge -- Freedom oil / Anthony Swofford -- The smell of despair / Nick Taylor -- The designated marksman / Otis Haschemeyer.
LCCN: 2003017623
ISBN: 1931561583 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1931561451 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Call Number: 813.0080358 Pol