We have a question for you:

Beyond the typical Hawthorne-Hemingway-Hundred-Dead-White-Men-and-Emily-Dickinson canon, what authors and short texts would you hope to find in an ideal literature collection?

We’re especially interested to know which late-20th- and early-21st-century writers and works — not necessarily American — you’d include, and why.

Send your suggestions to social@prestwickhouse.com — you might find your choice in our newest series, College and Career Readiness: Reading Literature.