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Short Story Collection Reviews    

Ate It Anyway, Ed Allen, 2003
The Stories of Richard Bausch, Richard Bausch, 2003

The Cry of an Occasion: Fiction from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, edited by Richard Bausch, 2001

From the Heart 2: More Stories of Love and Friendship,compiled by Kendall Bell, 2004
From the Heart: Stories of Love and Friendship, compiled by Kendall Bell, 2003
Curled in a Bed of Love, by Catherine Brady, 2003
Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe III, edited by Sonny Brewer, 2004
Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe' II: Anthology of Southern Writers, edited by Sonny Brewer, 2003
Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe: Anthology of Southern Writers, edited by Sonny Brewer, 2002

It Wasn't All Dancing, Mary Ward Brown, 2002

LISTEN HERE: Women Writing in Appalachia, edited by Sandra L. Bullard and Patricia L. Hudson, 2003

Miss America Kissed Caleb: Stories, Billy C. Clark, 2003
Heaven in a Hole in the Ground: And Other Earthy Stories, Ann R. Davis, 2003

Her Kind of Want: Stories, Jennifer S. Davis, 2002

They Write Among Us: New Stories and Essays From the Best of Oxford Writers, Edited by Jim Dees, 2003

Sweet Tea and Jesus Shoes, Debra Dixon, Donna Ball, Sandra Chastain, Virginia Ellis, Nancy Knight and Deborah Smith. 2000

Bonneville Stories, Mark Doyon, 2001; Review two
Sorry I Worried You, Gary Fincke, 2004
I Hate to See the Evening Sun Go Down, William Gay, 2002
Ellen Gilchrist: Collected Stories, Ellen Gilchrist, 2000
Selected Stories, Shirley Ann Grau, 2003
The Spider's Web: A Novella and Other Stories, Wayne Greenhaw, 2003
Bibliophilia: A Novella and Stories. Michael Griffith, 2003
North of Nowhere, South of Loss: Stories, Janette Turner Hospital, 2004

INHERITANCE: Selections from the South Carolina Fiction Project, edited by Janette Turner Hospital, 2001

Opposable Thumbs, Suzanne Hudson, 2001

A Kentucky Christmas, edited by George Ella Lyon, 2003
The Children's Corner, Jackson Tippett McCrae, 2004

Quilt Stories, edited by Cecilia Macheski, 2001

Red Clay, Blue Cadillac : Stories of Twelve Southern Women, Michael Malone, 2002

Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible, Peter Manseau and Jeff Sharlet, 2004

Zigzagging Down a Wild Trail, Bobbie Ann Mason, 2001

Gay Street: Stories of Knoxville, Tennessee, Jack L. Mauro, 2000

A Very Southern Christmas: Holiday Stories from the South's Best Writers, edited by Charline R. McCord & Judy H. Tucker, 2003

Christmas Stories from Mississippi, edited by Judy H. Tucker and Charline R. McCord, 2001

Creatures of Habit, Jill McCorkle, 2001

Porch Swing Stories, R. A. Moulds, 2000

Kentucky Bad Boy, David S. Rains, 2001

New Stories from The South: The Year's Best, 2002, edited by Shannon Ravenel, 2002

New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, 2000, edited by Shannon Ravenel, 2000

The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress: Stories, Michelle Richmond, 2001

Christmas Stories from Louisiana, Edited by Dorothy Dodge Robbins and Kenneth Robbins, Illustrations by Francis X. Pavy, 2003
After O'Connor: Stories from Contemporary Georgia, Edited By Hugh Ruppersburg, 2003

Alberta Clipper, John Salter, 2002

Eyesores, Eric Shade, 2003

The Half-Mammals of Dixie, George Singleton, 2002

Best of the Oxford American: Ten Years from the Southern Magazine of Good Writing, edited by Marc Smirnoff, 2002

Mossy Creek, Deborah Smith et al, 2001
Summer in Mossy Creek, Deborah Smith et al, 2003
Lives of the Artists: Stories, Dennis Vannatta, 2003
Water Street, Crystal E. Wilkinson, 2002
The Lives of Kelvin Fletcher, Miller Williams, 2002