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Artifacts and Other Stories

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Author: Ronna Wineerg
Paperback : 240 pages

ISBN-10 : 1947175564
ISBN-13 : 978-1947175563

About the Author

Ronna Wineberg is the author of ARTIFACTS AND OTHER STORIES, a collection of short stories, a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award; NINE FACTS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE, a collection of short stories, awarded Honorable Mention for the Eric Hoffer Book Award; ON BITTERSWEET PLACE, a novel, winner of the Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book Competition; and a debut collection, SECOND LANGUAGE, which won the New Rivers Press Many Voices Project Literary Competition, and was the runner-up for the Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction. Her stories have appeared in American Way, Colorado Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, North Dakota Quarterly and other literary journals, and have been broadcast on NPR. She was awarded a fellowship in fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts, a scholarship in fiction from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and residencies to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Ragdale Foundation. She is the founding fiction editor of the Bellevue Literary Review.

“In these skillfully crafted short stories…all accented with crisp wry dialogue…Wineberg does not shy away from life’s messes…hums with energy and originality…a reflective collection focused on marriage, infidelity, and starting over.”

Publishers Weekly (BookLife)

“This marvelous collection of fourteen stories explores human relations through the voices of complex and interesting characters seeking connection and fulfilment through different stages of life…Wineberg is a wonderful storyteller…”

The US Review of Books

Ronna Wineberg has a talent for showing the moment in a woman’s life when everything changes. This is a disturbing talent–and not a small one.”

–John Benditt, author of The Boatmaker.

“The stories in Ronna Wineberg’s clear-eyed and moving new story collection surprise us, through spare and confident prose, with their jewels of magnanimity and wisdom.”

–Sonya Chung, author of The Loved Ones. 

“The people who inhabit Ronna Wineberg’s exquisitley crafted stories may have loved and lost, but they still continue to love, to find new love, hope for new love, and respect the loves they have had.  An elegant read that will stay with me.”

–Anne Korkeakivi, author of Shining Sea and Unexpected Guest.

“Lovely and fine and illuminating. The stories in Artifacts and Other Stories are shot through with meaning and moment.”

–Daniel Paisner, author of A Single Happened Thing.

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Jack Smith, The Writer Magazine