Ladette Randolph is editor-in-chief of the literary journal Ploughshares and on the faculty of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department at Emerson College in Boston.She is the author of four books: a memoir, Leaving the Pink House, and three works of fiction: including the award-winning novels, Haven’s Wake. and A Sandhills Ballad. Before joining the staff at Ploughshares she was an acquiring editor and associate director at University of Nebraska Press. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Rona Jaffe grant, a Virginia Faulkner Award, a Best New American Voices citation, and four Nebraska Book Awards.
“Bajadas,” Francisco Cantu (reprinted in Best American Essays)
“Up Here,” Tristan Hughes (forthcoming in O. Henry Award volume, 2017)
“Lucky Dragon,” Viet Dinh (winner of the 2016 Alice Hoffman Fiction Prize and forthcoming in O. Henry Award volume, 2017)
Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural
Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative, Nature/Ecology