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Life Is Short - Art Is Shorter free pdf "Life Is Short--Art Is Shorter" is not just the first anthology to gather both mini-essays and short-short stories- readers, writers, and teachers will get will get an anthology- a course's worth of writing exercises- a rally for compression, concision, and velocity in an increasingly digital, post-religious age- and a meditation on the brevity of human existence. 1. We are mortal beings.2. There is no god.3. We live in a digital culture.4. Art is related to the body and to the culture.5. Art should reflect these things.6. Brevity rules. The book's 40 contributors include Donald Barthelme, Kate Chopin, Lydia Davis, Annie Dillard, Jonathan Safran Foer, Barry Hannah, Amy Hempel, Jamaica Kincaid, Wayne Koestenbaum, Anne Lamott, Daphne Merkin, Rick Moody, Dinty W. Moore, George Orwell, Jayne Anne Phillips, George Saunders, Lauren Slater, James Tate, and Paul Theroux.

About David Shields

David Shields is the author of fifteen books, including "Salinger"- "How Literature Saved My Life," published by Knopf- "Reality Hunger," named one of the best books of the year by more than thirty publications- "The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead," a New York Times bestseller- "Black Planet," a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award- and "Remote," winner of the PEN/Revson Award. The recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and two NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in dozens of publications, including the "New York Times Magazine," "Harper's," "Esquire," "Yale Review," "Village Voice," "Salon," "Slate," "McSweeney's," and "The Believer." His work has been translated into fifteen languages. He lives with his wife and daughter in Seattle, where he is the Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington. Elizabeth Cooperman's work has appeared in the "Writer's Chronicle," "Seattle Review," and "1913: A Journal of Forms." She earned her MFA in poetry from the University of Washington in 2010, lives in Seattle, and works for "Poetry Northwest" and a ninety-year-old blind man.

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Author : David Shields
Publisher : Hawthorne Books
Data Published : 14 April 2015
ISBN : 0989360458
EAN : 9780989360456
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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