O. Henry Prize Stories 100th Anniversary Edition (2019)

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Release date: 2019-09-10

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Now celebrating its centenary, this prestigious annual anthology gathers the twenty best new short stories published in the previous year. An Anchor Books Original.The O. Henry Prize Stories 2019--continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence--contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year. The winning writers are an impressive mix of celebrated names and new, emerging voices. Their stories evoke lives both near and distant, in settings ranging from Jamaica, Houston, and Hawaii to a Turkish coal mine and a drought-ridden Northwestern farm, and feature an engaging array of characters, including Laotian refugees, a Colombian kidnap victim, an eccentric Irish schoolteacher, a woman haunted by a house that cleans itself, and a strangely long-lived rabbit. The uniformly breathtaking stories are accompanied by essays from the eminent jurors on their favorites, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines.List of 2019 winners:Tessa Hadley John Keeble Moira McCavana Rachel Kondo Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Stephanie Reents Alexia Arthurs Valerie O'Riordan Patricia Engel Kenan Orhan Sarah Hall Bryan Washington Isabella Hammad Weike Wang Caoilinn Hughes Souvankham Thammavongsa Liza Ward Doua Thao Alexander MacLeod John Edgar WidemanPrize Jurors 2019: Lynn Freed, Elizabeth Strout, Lara Vapynar

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Genre: Anthologies (non-poetry)

Collection: Anchor

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780525565543

Additional Information

Genre: Anthologies (non-poetry)

Collection: Anchor

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780525565543

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