The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Ben Fountain

Ben Fountain’s 2012 novel Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Three of the stories in his collection, Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, which won the 2007 PEN/Hemingway Award, were first published in Zoetrope: All-Story. He has lived in Dallas since 1983.

Stories by Ben Fountain published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
  November 22, 1963 (from Ewing Family Memories: An Oral History), Vol. 17, No. 3
Asian Tiger, Vol. 7, No. 3
Bouki and the Cocaine, Vol. 8, No. 3
Near-Extinct Birds of the Central Cordillera, Vol. 6, No. 1