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2011 Best American Recognition

The Best American Series released its 2011 versions in October, and there were several Prairie Schooner connections to note:

Eric Barnes' story "Something Pretty, Something Beautiful" (Winter 2010) was anthologized in Best American Mystery Stories.

Floyd Skloot's essay "Something to Marvel At" (Fall 2010) was a notable in Best American Nonrequired Reading.

Katie Chase's "The Sea that Leads to All Seas" (Winter 2010) and R.T. Smith's "The Red Jar" (Spring 2010) were notables in Best American Short Stories.

Janet Abbott Dutton's "Old Enough" (Winter 2010), Josip Novakovich's "Cat Named Sobaka" (Spring 2010), and Tracy Seeley's "Cartographies of Change" (Summer 2010) were notables in Best American Essays.

In addition, congratulations to the UNL/Prairie Schooner writers Carrie Shipers ("Ghost Traffic" from Zone 3), Joy Castro ("Grip" from Fourth Genre), and Sarah Fawn Montgomery ("Ekphrasis: What My Grandfather Saw" from Fugue) for earning notable status in Best American Essays.