The Best of Potomac Review: 50 is a literary buffet of styles and voices. Some are experimental in voice, style, tone. Enjoy the second person of “Las Vegas Video Bar,” structure of “John Dewey classifies love,” the fabliau style of “The Carrier.” Some of the stories are traditional, but so compelling like both “Animal Control” stories, one by Jacob Appel and one by Jennine Capo Crucet.
Of these selections, many have had continued success and have been published in story collections, poetry chapbooks and books, and four have been recognized by the national prize anthologies including Best Nonrequired Reading, Best American essays, Stories of the Midwest. Consider ordering a current issue or subscribing now. These stories will make wonderful gifts.