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A contemporary author is someone writing within our time. Two points about that; * One, it’s not the same as a “contemporary story,” which is written about our time.

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Contemporary fiction is not a genuine literary movement. It's best characterized as the current state or model of written and filmed fiction that has developed over time since the end of World War II and is in a constant state of change and contradiction.

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