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Title The O. Henry Prize stories. 2019 / chosen and with an introduction by Laura Furman ; with essays by jurors Lynn Freed, Elizabeth Strout, Lara Vapnyar on the stories they admire most.

Publication Info. New York : Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S OHE 2019    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition 100th anniversary edition.
Description xxxviii, 457 pages ; 21 cm
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Note "An Anchor Books original, September 2019"--Title page verso.
The collection includes essays by the three guest jurors on their favorite stories, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and a comprehensive resource list of the many magazines and journals, both large and small, that publish short fiction.
PAS Standing Order
Contents Introduction -- Funny little snake / Tessa Hadley -- Synchronicity / John Keeble -- No Spanish / Moira McCavana -- Girl of few seasons / Rachel Kondo -- Julia and Sunny / Sarah Shun-lien Bynum -- Unstuck / Stephanie Reents -- Mermaid river / Alexia Arthurs -- Bad girl / Valerie O'Riordan -- Aguacero / Patricia Engel -- Soma / Kenan Orhan -- Goodnight nobody / Sarah Hall -- 610 North, 610 West / Bryan Washington -- Mr. Can'aan / Isabella Hammad -- Omakase / Weike Wang -- Prime / Caoilinn Hughes -- Slingshot / Souvankham Thammavongsa -- The shrew tree / Liza Ward -- Flowers for America / Doua Thao -- Lagomorph / Alexander MacLeod -- Maps and ledgers / John Edgar Wideman -- Reading the O. Henry Prize Stories -- Writing the O. Henry Prize stories -- Publications submitted -- Permissions.
Summary "The O. Henry Prize stories 2019 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year."--Provided by publisher.
Subject American fiction -- 21st century.
Short stories, American -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Added Author Furman, Laura, editor, writer of introduction.
Freed, Lynn, writer of supplementary textual content.
Strout, Elizabeth, writer of supplementary textual content.
Vapnyar, Lara, 1971- writer of supplementary textual content.
Added Title O. Henry Prize stories 2019
Note Subtitle from cover: Best short stories of the year
ISBN 9780525565536 (paperback) $15.95
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