Monday, October 4, 2010

Nadelson story cited as ‘Distinguished’
by Best American Short Stories 2010

“Oslo,” a story by Scott Nadelson in upstreet number five, has been listed as one of “100 Other Distinguished Stories” by the editors of Best American Short Stories 2010, edited by Richard Russo.

This is the fifth time an upstreet work has been mentioned in one of the prestigious annual Best American anthologies. Earlier this year, Phyllis Barber’s upstreet number five essay, “Sweetgrass,” was cited in Best American Essays 2010. Last year, Frank Tempone’s essay, “Everlasting,” was listed in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009, and Katherine Lien Chariott’s “Vocabulary Lesson” and Michael Martone’s “Hermes Goes to College” were cited in Best American Essays 2009; all three essays were from the award-winning upstreet number four.

Scott Nadelson is the author of two story collections, The Cantor’s Daughter, recipient of the Reform Judaism Fiction Prize and the Samuel Goldberg & Sons Fiction Prize for Emerging Jewish Writers, and Saving Stanley: The Brickman Stories, winner of the Oregon Book Award for short fiction and the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Glimmer Train Stories, American Literary Review, Arts & Letters, Puerto del Sol, South Dakota Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Salem, OR.

“Oslo” will appear in Scott’s third story collection, Aftermath, which is due to be released by Hawthorne Books in the Fall of 2011.

We congratulate Scott, and thank him for helping to make upstreet Distinguished.

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