If you're looking for the best of new and upcoming authors, congratulations: you've found it. This collection consists of the top ten short stories of 2012, with beautiful prose, brilliant characters, and storytelling you'll want to come back to again and again.
Selected from hundreds of submissions by New York Times–bestselling author Lauren Groff, the 10 stories in this anthology represent the talented new voices in fiction and creative nonfiction. This is a collection that showcases America’s next bestselling authors—the who’s who of emerging talent—exclusively through previously unpublished work. The authors showcased here are all students currently enrolled in graduate-level creative-writing programs across the country.