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Being Dad: Short Stories About Fatherhood

Being Dad Short Stories About Fatherhood WINNER BEST ANTHOLOGY SABOTEUR AWARDSFatherhood is in a state of flux Gone are the simplistic gender roles of yesteryear the clear divisions between mothers and fathers More dads than ever befo

  • Title: Being Dad: Short Stories About Fatherhood
  • Author: Dan Coxon Toby Litt Dan Rhodes Nikesh Shukla Nicholas Royle Courttia Newland Dan Powell Rodge Glass
  • ISBN: 9781910089323
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • WINNER BEST ANTHOLOGY 2016, SABOTEUR AWARDSFatherhood is in a state of flux Gone are the simplistic gender roles of yesteryear, the clear divisions between mothers and fathers More dads than ever before are staying home to be full time parents to their children those that work often find themselves part of a working partnership, their kids spending as much time with chWINNER BEST ANTHOLOGY 2016, SABOTEUR AWARDSFatherhood is in a state of flux Gone are the simplistic gender roles of yesteryear, the clear divisions between mothers and fathers More dads than ever before are staying home to be full time parents to their children those that work often find themselves part of a working partnership, their kids spending as much time with childminders and nannies as they do with their parents As society changes its expectations, the question must be asked what does it mean to be a father In Being Dad, sixteen contemporary writers all fathers themselves explore the highs and lows of fatherhood through sixteen new short stories From protective instincts gone awry to the ghosts of our fathers haunting every parenting decision, these stories shine a light on what it means to be a father in the twenty first century Featuring new stories by Toby Litt, Nikesh Shukla, Dan Rhodes, Courttia Newland, Nicholas Royle, Johnny Mains, Dan Powell, Rodge Glass, R.J Price, Tim Sykes, Lander Hawes, Andrew McDonnell, Iain Robinson, Richard W Strachan, Richard V Hirst and Samuel Wright.

    Being Dad Short Stories About Fatherhood Authors Jul , In Being Dad, sixteen contemporary writers all fathers themselves explore the highs and lows of fatherhood through fifteen new short stories From protective instincts gone awry to the ghosts of our fathers haunting every parenting decision, these stories shine a light on what it means to be a father in the twenty first century. Being Dad Short Stories About Fatherhood by Dan Coxon Sep , NEW REWARD Personalised short story by one of the anthology contributors featuring YOU or person of your choice as the protagonist words, writer will depend upon availability , paperback copies of Being Dad Short Stories About Fatherhood, Being Dad beer mats, name listed in back of book, invitation to the London launch event, copies of limited edition Being Dad Short Stories Home Facebook Being Dad Short Stories likes An anthology of short fiction about modern fatherhood Brand new stories by fifteen writer dads Out now from Tangent Books. Being A Dad Sayings and Being A Dad Quotes Wise Old Sayings Dad confronts daughter s short shorts in hilarious Jun , An Orlando dad is getting major parenting props for the hilarious way he handled his teenage daughter s too short jean shorts Jason Hilley shared the video on Facebook that his wife Alison Hilley Dad Quotes that Express Love and Appreciation May , A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be Carol Coats My father didn t tell me how to live he lived, and let me watch him do it Clarence Budington Kelland As a father you must have the mindset that being a dad is Short Stories About the World s Kindest, Wisest Dads Apr , Short Stories About the Kindest, Bravest, Wisest Dads in the World Reader s Digest Editors Updated Apr , In words or less, readers share their poignant tales of Father Quotes Inspirational Words of Wisdom Being a father means you have to think fast on your feet You must be judicious, wise, brave, tender, and willing to put on a frilly hat and sit down to a pretend tea party Matthew Buckley, Fatherhood The Manliest Profession Funny Dad Sayings and Funny Dad Quotes Wise Old Sayings Funny Dad Sayings and Quotes Moms may get all the glory, but it could be argued that dads have fun Their direction skills are no match for GPS and their humor is legendary Remember what makes your dad awesome with the collection of funny dad quotes below. Best Dad Jokes for Any Sense of Humor Funny Dad Jokes Jul , Yes, there are mom jokes out there too, but, as much as we hate to say it, dad jokes still take the cake And because there s truly no bad time for a so bad it s good one liner be it in your Father s Day captions on social media or Sunday night family dinner we rounded up the best dad jokes that verge on groan greatness territory.

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    About Author

    1. Dan Coxon Toby Litt Dan Rhodes Nikesh Shukla Nicholas Royle Courttia Newland Dan Powell Rodge Glass says:
      Dan Coxon is a short story writer and editor, and the author of the travel memoir Ka Mate Travels in New Zealand His writing has appeared in Salon, The Lonely Crowd, Neon, Gutter, The Nervous Breakdown and Spartan, as well as several anthologies He also works as a freelance editor, copy editor and proofreader at Momus Editorial.Find of Dan Coxon s writing at dancoxon, or follow him on Twitter DanCoxonAuthor.

    Comment 756 on “Being Dad: Short Stories About Fatherhood

    1. Simon P says:
      A terrible way to review a book is to review what the book is not UNLESS it promises to be something and then doesn t deliver This collection does not in my opinion explore the highs and lows of being a father Some of the stories have a link to fatherhood so tenuous the book could also claim they are about trees since they are printed on paper Some of the stories are awful, like really, shockingly amateurish and dull Most of them are depressing, about failed fatherhood, failed marriages, absent [...]

    2. Richard Price says:
      OK, I do provide a short story to this collection in fact being asked to contribute to it prompted me to write my first short story in about a decade But the other stories in very different ways survey and detail different fatherhood experiences movingly and sometimes hilariously Courttia Newland s piece, delving into Sound System culture, is particularly memorable and a timely piece for contemporary society.

    3. Thelastwordreview says:
      Being Dad published by Tangent Books and edited by Dan Coxon is an anthology of short stories of fatherhood from fifteen contemporary writers Every single story is presented with such poignancy that any father will read and find themselves lost in the words of being just that a father The sheer beauty of this fabulous book is that there are no answers to the many questions posed by fatherhood but the case of them sharing the everyday moments of everything that being a father is, the joy, the lo [...]

    4. Anne Scott says:
      Loving short stories just now and this is a nice themed collection with some really great writing.



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