Donald Anderson is the longtime editor of War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. He is also the editor of Aftermath: An Anthology of Post-Vietnam Fiction, When War Becomes Personal, and Andre Dubus: Tributes. His collection Fire Road won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award. Oddjob: Gathering Noise from my Life will be published by the University of Iowa Press in 2012.
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