The literary society Guernsey Literary Society has announced a collection of books and short stories from around the world, and a collection to be published by Oxford University Press.
The anthology, The Literary Anthology, was announced at the 2016 Guernseys Literary Festival in Guernshaw.
The first edition, which is available for purchase from Guernseys Literary Club, will be available from February 10th and will include more than 500 short stories, essays, and other works by Guernseaans.
The literary societies’ website says:The anthology will include essays and reviews by acclaimed writers from around Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
Some of the contributors to the collection are:• M. L. Pfeiffer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, is an internationally renowned author and translator of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.
She is the author of “The Death of Vivien Leigh” (2018), a debut novel.• A. R. James, a literary critic, novelist, and translator, has published six novels and three collections.• Elizabeth Bear, an award-winning author of short stories and poetry, has also published a number of short story collections.
The collection, published in 2019, is titled “The House of the Dead,” which features a number the works of her fellow Guernsese writer, the acclaimed and controversial novelist, Ansel Adams.• Tariq Ali, the author and activist, has written several essays, articles, and reviews for The Guardian and the New Statesman, among other publications.• Liza Tzortzis, a former New York Times columnist and current New York City public-radio host, is the co-editor of The Literary Quarterly.• Daniel Bell, a longtime New York and London literary critic and literary critic for The New Yorker, is editor of the New York Review of Books.• Marko Pioli, a writer and editor who has published over 50 books and essays, has authored and edited numerous short stories.
The collection of short fiction, essays and non-fiction will include titles such as “The Ghost of the Winter Queen,” “The Last Man,” “Frozen,” “Mimosas,” and “L.A. Nights.”
It is available now through Guernses Literary Club.