Among Animals: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction

John Yunker (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$17.95
Publisher
Ashland Creek Press
Publish Date
February 01, 2014
Pages
232
Dimensions
5.24 X 0.53 X 7.99 inches | 0.59 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781618220257
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About the Author

John Yunker is a writer of short stories, novels, and plays. The Tourist Trail began as a short story by the same name and won the Phoebe Journal 2010 Fiction Prize. His full-length play Meat the Parents was a finalist in the 2014 Centre Stage New Plays Festival and 2015 AACT New Plays Contest semi-finalist. His one-act play Little Red House was published in the literary journal Mason's Road, and produced in 2014 by the Studio Players Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky. He is editor of the anthology Among Animals: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction and is co-founder of Ashland Creek Press, a publisher devoted to environmental and animal rights literature.

Reviews

"Whether whimsical, sorrowful, or simply satisfying, the tales Yunker has brought together ask us to pay attention to not only our actions toward animals but also the emotions that motivate our behavior. Any animal lover or connoisseur of high-quality fiction will appreciate this collection and the artistry of its contributors." -- Booklist

"Any animal lover or connoisseur of high-quality fiction will appreciate this collection and the artistry of its contributors." -- Booklist "Very fine literary fiction." -- The Chattahoochee Review "Among Animals is as provocative as it is urgent, and as accessible as it is emotional." -- The Goose: A Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada

"The sixteen talented writers who have produced Among Animals have produced more artistic possibilities than limitations in the tone and mood ... very fine literary fiction." -- The Chattahoochee Review

"Among Animals...is a touching and raw collection of beautifully crafted, moving short fiction stories, where human and animal lives intertwine in unexpected ways...a beautiful testament to the various human-animal relationships and interactions." -- Global Animal