Trinity University Press

Andrea Barrett

Andrea Barrett is the author of the story collection Ship Fever, which received the National Book Award, and Servants of the Map, as well as six novels, most recently The Air We Breathe. She coedited, with Peter Turchi, The Story Behind the Story: 26 Stories by Contemporary Writers and How They Work. She teaches at Williams College and lives in western Massachusetts.

A Kite in the Wind

A Kite in the Wind: Twenty Fiction Writers on Their Craft is an anthology of essays by twenty veteran writers and master teachers. While the contributors offer specific, practical advice on such fundamental aspects of craft as characterization, character names, the first person point of view, and unreliable narrators, they also give extended, thoughtful consideration to more sophisticated...

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