Coverage of the 1989 Seminar: "The American Short Story: A Renaissance"

Presenters: Russell Banks, Leslie Fiedler, Doris Grumbach, Bill Henderson, Rust Hills, David Kranes, A. Walton Litz, Bobbie Ann Mason, George E. Murphy, Jr., James Nagel, Shannon Ravenel, Jane Smiley, Ted Solotaroff, Peter Taylor, James Welch, John Edgar Wideman, and Joy Williams.

Pulitzer Prize winning writer Peter Taylor signs a book for KWLS board member Jean Trebbi.

Novelist Bill Henderson holding up Jane Smiley's book, 'The Greenlanders', beside Smiley who holds one of Henderson's edited anthologies. Photo by Carole Heinlein.

Novelist Bobbie Ann Mason.

(L-R) Writers George Murphy, Robert Stone and Frank Conroy pose for a group photo in front of the book display. Photo by Doyle Bush.

Board members of the KWLS Lynn Kaufelt and Jean Trebbi with editor Frank E. Taylor.

(L-R) KWLS board member Lynn Kaufelt poses with Hospitality chairman Peg Murphree and Joyce Beglarian of The National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts. Photo by Doyle Bush.

The book sale for The American Short Story: A Renaissance Seventh Annual KWLS in 1989. Photo by Carole Heinlein.

Writers Rust Hills and Tim Black of South Florida Magazine.

Literary critic Ted Solotaroff and author Virginia Solotaroff with novelist Bobbie Ann Mason. Photo by Doyle Bush.

Writer John Wideman and his wife Judith Ann Goldman-Wideman.

Writer David Kranes at The American Short Story: A Renaissance Seventh Annual KWLS in 1989. Photo by Carole Heinlein.

Pulitzer Prize winning writers Peter Taylor and Allison Lurie.

Pulitzer Prize winning writer Peter Taylor with novelist Doris Grumbach, editor Frank E. Taylor and KWLS board member Lynn Kaufelt. Photo by Doyle Bush.

Novelist Doris Grumbach with Pulitzer Prize winning writer Peter Taylor in 1989. Photo by Doyle Bush.

Pulitzer Prize winning writer Peter Taylor during a reception. Photo by Carole Heinlein.

KWLS Executive Director Monica Haskell with Pulitzer Prize winning writer Peter Taylor. Photo by Carole Heinlein.

Writers Joy Williams and Rust Hills pose with KWLS Executive Director Monica Haskell and author James W. Hall outside of Captain Tony's Saloon after a reception. Photo by Doyle Bush.

Literary critic Leslie Fiedler and his wife Sally Andersen pose with writer Rust Hills and owner of Captain Tony's Saloon, Tony Tarracino, at a reception. Photo by Doyle Bush.

Literary critic Ted Solotaroff and wife, author Virginia Solotaroff, pose with writer Russell Banks and wife, poet Chase Twichell, during a reception at Captain Tony's Saloon. Photo by Doyle Bush.

KWLS board member Liz Lear sits with Pulitzer Prize winning writer Peter Taylor and publisher Seymour Lawrence at a reception. Photo by Doyle Bush.

KWLS honorary chairman William Robertson speaks to writer Russell Banks and his wife, poet Chase Twichell, at a reception. Photo by Doyle Bush.

Novelist Jane Smiley poses with KWLS founder David Kaufelt at a reception. Photo by Doyle Bush.