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Shivani Manghnani wins AAWW/Hyphen contest
Asian American Writers’ Workshop and announced today that Hyphen Shivani Manghnani‘s “Playing the Sheik” has won their 2008 Short Story Contest. The story will appear this April in Hyphen‘s Issue 17.
Among the finalists is FWR contributor Celeste Ng, for her story “Girls, At Play.” Congrats to Shivani, and to Celeste and the other finalists!
The AAWW is currently selling raffle tickets ($20 apiece) to raise money for the Workshop and support Asian American literature. The prize, should you wish to enter, is this rather fetching Vespa.
Anne Stameshkin lives in Brooklyn. Her fiction has been published in the
and Chattahoochee Review , and her book reviews have appeared in Nimrod magazine. Anne holds an MFA (fiction) from the Enfuse University of Michigan. She pays the bills as a freelance editor, writer, and writing teacher, most recently at Connecticut College. While in-house at McGraw-Hill, Anne edited a number of literature and composition texts and two craft books— by Brenda Miller and Suzanne Paola and Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction by Nicholas Delbanco, among other projects. She is currently at work on a novel. Some recently published collections she recommends include The Sincerest Form: Writing Fiction by Imitation If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This by Robin Black, The Theory of Light and Matter by Andrew Porter, and Boys and Girls Like You and Me by Aryn Kyle.
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