The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 4

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Anthology of writing by the ten winners of the 2016 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. The pieces are published in order of places awarded: McCrummen, “An American Void” (1st place); Goffard, “Fleeing Syria: The Choice” (2nd place); Schweitzer, “The Life and Times of Strider Wolf” (3rd place), and runners up, Hubert, “Genny’s World”; Phillips, “Inside an FBI Hostage Crisis”; Johnson, “Patient, Surgeon Work Together”; Reich, “Norman Malone’s Quest”; Cox, “Telling JJ”; Cramer, “The Boy Who Burned Inside”; and Barton, “Unsolved: A Murdered Teen, a 40-year Mystery."

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xviii, 214 p.

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Reaves, Gayle June 2017.

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  • McCrummen, Stephanie "An American Void" (The Washington Post)
  • Goffard, Christopher "Fleeing Syria" (Los Angeles Times)
  • Schweitzer, Sarah "The Life and Times of Strider Wolf" (The Boston Globe)
  • Hubert, Cynthia "Genny's World, Homeless in Sacramento: A Death on the Streets" (The Sacramento Bee)
  • Phillips, Michael M. "Inside an FBI Hostage Crisis: A Stolen Boy, A Loner, A Hidden Bunker" (The Wall Street Journal)
  • Johnson, Mark "Patient, Surgeon Work Together" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
  • Reich, Howard "Norman Malone's Quest" (Chicago Tribune)
  • Cox, John Woodrow "Telling JJ" (The Washington Post)
  • Cramer, Maria "The Boy Who Burned Inside" (The Boston Globe)
  • Barton, Gina "Unsolved: A Murdered Teen, a 40-Year Mystery" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
  • Foote, Neil Acknowledgments; co-director of Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference; principal lecturer of Mayborn School of Journalism

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Anthology of writing by the ten winners of the 2016 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. The pieces are published in order of places awarded: McCrummen, “An American Void” (1st place); Goffard, “Fleeing Syria: The Choice” (2nd place); Schweitzer, “The Life and Times of Strider Wolf” (3rd place), and runners up, Hubert, “Genny’s World”; Phillips, “Inside an FBI Hostage Crisis”; Johnson, “Patient, Surgeon Work Together”; Reich, “Norman Malone’s Quest”; Cox, “Telling JJ”; Cramer, “The Boy Who Burned Inside”; and Barton, “Unsolved: A Murdered Teen, a 40-year Mystery."

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xviii, 214 p.

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First place winner: Stephanie McCrummen, “An American Void” (The Washington Post), focused on the friends of the alleged murderer of nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, North Carolina.
Second place: Christopher Goffard, “Fleeing Syria: The Choice” (Los Angeles Times), is about a former dressmaker from Syria gaining asylum in Sweden for her family, but her husband and children were still in Turkey.
Third place: Sarah Schweitzer, “The Life and Times of Strider Wolf” (Boston Globe), documented the difficult life of a six-year-old boy and his brother, who were rescued from near-fatal abuse and sent to live with their grandparents in campgrounds in Maine.
Runners-up include Cynthia Hubert, “Genny’s World” (Sacramento Bee); Michael M. Phillips, “Inside an FBI Hostage Crisis” (The Wall Street Journal); Mark Johnson, “Patient, Surgeon Work Together” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel); Howard Reich, “Norman Malone’s Quest” (Chicago Tribune); John Woodrow Cox, “Telling JJ” (The Washington Post); Maria Cramer, “The Boy Who Burned Inside” (Boston Globe); and Gina Barton, “Unsolved: A Murdered Teen, a 40-year Mystery” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel).

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Reaves, Gayle. The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 4, book, June 2017; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1020927/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Press.