Fiction Issue

Stories by John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Marjorie Kemper, Constance Squires, Sana Krasikov, and Bradford Tice; Edward J. Delaney assesses America's top writing programs; poems by Brendan Galvin, Linda Pastan, and others; Ann Patchett on writing, friendship, and censorship; our 2007 student poetry contest winners; and much more.



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