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Prize Stories 2001

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Established early in the last century as a memorial to O. Henry, throughout its history this annual collection has consistently offered a remarkable sampling of contemporary short stories. Each year, stories are chosen from large and small literary magazines, and a panel of distinguished writers is enlisted to award top prizes. The result is a superb collection of seventeen inventive, full-bodied stories representing the very best in American and Canadian fiction. And in celebration of this distinguished literary form, Prize Stories 2001 a Special Award for Continuing Achievement is presented to Alice Munro. FIRST PRIZE
MARY SWAN
The Deep SECOND PRIZE
DAN CHAON
Big Me THIRD PRIZE
ALICE MUNRO
Floating Bridge FRED G. LEEBRON
That Winter T.CORAGHESSAN BOYLE
The Love of My Life JOYCE CAROL OATES
The Girl with the Blackened Eye DAVID SCHICKLER
The Smoker ANTONYA NELSON
Female Trouble ELIZABETH GRAVER
The Mourning Door PICKNEY BENEDICT
Zog-19: A Scientific Romance RON CARLSON
At the Jim Bridger LOUISE EDRICH
Revival Road WILLIAM GAY
The Paperhanger DALE PECK
Bliss MURAD KALAM
Bow Down GEORGE SAUNDERS
Pastoralia ANDREA BARRETT
Servants of the Map
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Product details

  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 105 x 170 x 29mm | 381g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2001 ed.
  • 0385498780
  • 9780385498784

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Established early in the last century as a memorial to O. Henry, throughout its history this annual collection has consistently offered a remarkable sampling of contemporary short stories. Each year, stories are chosen from large and small literary magazines, and a panel of distinguished writers is enlisted to award top prizes. The result is a superb collection of seventeen inventive, full-bodied stories representing the very best in American and Canadian fiction. And in celebration of this distinguished literary form, Prize Stories 2001 a Special Award for Continuing Achievement is presented to Alice Munro.
FIRST PRIZE
MARY SWAN
"The Deep
SECOND PRIZE
DAN CHAON
"Big Me
THIRD PRIZE
ALICE MUNRO
"Floating Bridge
FRED G. LEEBRON
"That Winter
T.CORAGHESSAN BOYLE
"The Love of My Life
JOYCE CAROL OATES
"The Girl with the Blackened Eye
DAVID SCHICKLER
"The Smoker
ANTONYA NELSON
"Female Trouble
ELIZABETH GRAVER
"The Mourning Door
PICKNEY BENEDICT
"Zog-19: A Scientific Romance
RON CARLSON
"At the Jim Bridger
LOUISE EDRICH
"Revival Road
WILLIAM GAY
"The Paperhanger
DALE PECK
"Bliss
MURAD KALAM
"Bow Down
GEORGE SAUNDERS
Pastoralia
ANDREA BARRETT
"Servants of the Map
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"The prestigious O. Henry Awards collection proves that the American short story remains a vigorous and relevant genre in the hands of talented writers."
--The Atlanta Journal Constitution "There are things here to please everyone's appetite."
--The Austin Chronicle
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About Larry Dark

Larry Dark is the editor of four anthologies, Literary Outtakes, The Literary Ghost, The Literary Lover, and The Literary Traveler. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey. Michael Chabon is the author, most recently, of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. He lives in northern California. Mary Gordon is the author of Final Payments, The Company of Women and most recently the biography Joan of Arc. She is a professor of English at Barnard College. Mona Simpson is the author of Off Keck Road and Anywhere But Here. She is a professor at Bard College.
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