Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Literary Recommendations

Hello All,

Here are your Winter 2011 literary recommendations:

Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
"How the Camel Got Its Hump" by Rudyard Kipling
When You're Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
"Hope Is a Strange Invention" by Emily Dickinson
"My Dreams, My Works Must Wait Til After Hell" by Gwendolyn Brooks
"I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream" by Harlan Ellison
"When a Woman Loves a Man" by David Lehman
"Footprints" by Caroline Carty
Electricidad by Luis Alfaro
"The Fifth Child" by Doris Lessing
Burro Genius by Victor Villasenor
Technicolor Pulp by Arty Nelson
Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
"My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke
"A Haunted Island" by Algernon Blackwood
"Reluctance" by Robert Frost
"The Price" by Neil Gaiman
"It Couldn't Be Done" by Edgar Guest
Ordinary People by Judith Guest
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
"Dreams" by Langston Hughes
"A Dark Brown Dog" by Steven Cain
"Still Here" by Langston Hughes
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
All Quiet on the Western Front by Eric Maria Remarque
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
"Calvary" by Edwin Arlington Robinson
"The Devoted Friend" by Oscar Wilde
"My Mistress's Eyes Are Nothing like the Sun" by Shakespeare
Beloved by Toni Morrison
"The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost
"My Name Is Espada" by Martin Espada
"A Woman Speaks" by Audrey Lorde
Twilight by Stephanie Meyers
Time You Let Me In by Naomi Shihab Nye
"No Woman, No Cry" by Bob Marley
The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa
Toward a Kinship of Faith by the Dalai Lama
"What Do Women Want" by Kim Addonizio

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Post for March 9

Hello All,

Some of you have inquired as to websites that feature short stories.

Here are some sites of literary journals that have current writing you might want to peruse:

Prairie Schooner
The Paris Review
Virginia Quarterly Review
Tin House

Here are some sites that have more of the "classic" short stories:

Short Story Archive
Classic Short Stories
Short Stories at Classic Reader
Short Stories of American Literature

Instead of class on Wednesday, find one short story you will include in your anthology, and post a brief explanation as to why you will include it.