The most vivid and upsetting piece of writing on Vietnam I've ever read.—Peter Meinke
Chilling glimpses of the Vietnam War. These are terrifying but sensitive stories.—Bobbie Ann Mason
Mort is the winner of BkMk's Fiction Award and a Pushcart Foundation Writer's Choice award. He lives in rural Missouri, and his stories have appeared in Missouri Review, The New Yorker and many others. Mort received a master's degree in library science and a master's of fine arts degree in fiction from the University of Iowa in 1976.
Coming in November Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Enid Shomer Sweet Herbaceous Miracle is absolutely gorgeous writing. Attentive language, rich, provocative scenes with painterly...
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