Other Literary Forms

(Literary Essentials: Short Fiction Masterpieces)

Although R. V. Cassill has won high praise for his short stories, he has also written more than twenty novels, the first of which, The Eagle on the Coin, was published in 1950. He has also written nonfiction, including Writing Fiction (1962) and In an Iron Time: Statements and Reiterations, Essays (1969), many articles, and more than one hundred book reviews for periodicals. As editor, he has worked on The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction (1977) and The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction (1988). His most critically recognized novel is Clem Anderson (1961).