Synopsis

French Quarter Fiction - The Newest Stories of America's Oldest Bohemia

French Quarter Fiction - The Newest Stories of America's Oldest Bohemia $17.99

Edited by Joshua Clark

Published by Light of New Orleans Publishing

As one of the world's most legendary and unique places, for three centuries the French Quarter of New Orleans has been home and muse to countless artists

Anchored in this setting, 37 short stories are collected here for the first time

These works branch across every genre from mystery to romance to surrealism and prose poetry, as incomparable as the neighbourhood from which they sprang, forming an eclectic mix of some of the most exciting modern fiction found anywhere

These characters also find themselves everywhere from Sarajevo on the eve of World War 1 to Algiers Point just across the Mississippi River, and their stories wander from the eighteenth century New World to a rooftop view of Bourbon Street as the third millennium begins

Nothing else could hope to lift this neighbourhood's veils of privacy so utterly

But most importantly, these are stories for anyone who loves great fiction, regardless if they have even heard of the French Quarter

Whether it's flash fiction, horror, or satire, when it comes down to it, these are simply great stories - breathtaking, beautiful, poignant, tragic and comic

This volume features a previously unpublished story by Tennessee Williams, as well as stories by Richard Ford, Ellen Gilchrist, Robert Olen Butler, Andrei Codrescu, Barry Gifford, Poppy Z. Brite, Julie Smith, John Biguenet, Nancy Lemann, and Valerie Martin, among others.

Browse Library

About Stageplays

Stageplays offers you the largest collection of Plays & Musicals in the world.

Based in the UK and the USA, we’ve been serving the online theatre community since the last century. We’re primarily a family-run business and several of us also work in professional theatre.

But we’re all passionate about theatre and we all work hard to share that passion with you and the world’s online community.

Subscribe to our theatre newsletter

We'll email you regular details of new plays and half-price special offers on a broad range of theatre titles.

Shipping

We can deliver any play in print to any country in the world - and we ship from both the US and the UK.

© 2010 - 2021 Stageplays, Inc.