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by Joan Frank

Author: Joan Frank
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press; 1st edition (January 15, 2010)
Pages: 173 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.1
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In Envy Country book. There’s not a false note in Joan Frank’s short story collection, In Envy Country, winner of the 2010 Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction from the University of Notre Dame Press. Her stories combine rapturous surface detail and harrowing psychological acuity. Frank’s characters, like most of us, can’t resist measuring themselves against those friends, family and business associates who seem blessed with beauty or success, privilege or power.

Joan Frank is the author of five books of fiction. Joan is a MacDowell Colony Fellow, Pushcart Prize nominee, winner of the Dana Award, Michigan Literary Fiction Award, Iowa Writing Award, and Emrys Fiction Award, and recipient of grants from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Barbara Deming Fund, and Sonoma Arts Council. She lives in northern California.

Having already won the Richard Sullivan Prize for Short Fiction, this collection of 13 short stories should earn the author of Plato at Scratch Daniel's and the novel Winter in Florida further recognition. Falco creates nearly perfect short stories filled with interesting characters and wonderfully dramatic situations.

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Publishers can submit books for consideration for the prize, but the judges can also ask for books to be submitted they think should be included. Firstly, the Advisory Committee give advice if there have been any changes to the rules for the prize and selects the people who will judge the books. The judging panel changes every year and usually a person is only a judge once

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In Envy Country By Frank, Joan Publishers Weekly,The uneasy balance of power between male and female binds this sharp collection of stories from Frank (Boys Keep . Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction.

In Envy Country By Frank, Joan Publishers Weekly,The uneasy balance of power between male and female binds this sharp collection of stories from Frank (Boys Keep Being Born). For working women, playing by the rules means landing a low-end administrative job in the "bullpen," as in the case of the keenly observant narrator of "A Note on the Type" who watches a young upstart shedding her "emptyvesselhood" and winning over the boss.

Down Along the Piney is John Mort's fourth short-story collection and winner of the Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction. With settings in Florida, California, Mexico, Chicago, the Texas Panhandle, and, of course, the Ozarks themselves, these thirteen stories portray the unsung, amusing, brutal, forever hopeful lives of ordinary people. Mort chronicles the struggles of "flyover" people who live not just in the Midwest, but anywhere you can find a farm, small town, or river winding through forested hills.

The Richard Sullivan Prize for short fiction has been awarded biennially since 1996. Mr. Sullivan also wrote, published by Holt in 1951, a book entitled "Notre Dame: The Story of a Great American University.

Winner of the 2010 Richard Sullivan Prize in Fiction, Joan Frank’s second story collection, In Envy Country, explores the uncertainties and triumphs of women and men in and out of love and marriage, at varying ages and stages of contemporary American life. By turns wry, pained, and amused, In Envy Country investigates those small, complex truths that gain clarity with time and distance. Frank, whose earlier books have been reviewed in The New York Times Book Review and Publisher’s Weekly, sets these stories in Paris, California, and Spain.