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Anthony Doerr Wins the 2010 Story Prize

Last night’s award event for The Story Prize couldn’t have been less of a sure thing, which made for an exciting contest and some very good readings and discussion. Anthony Doerr’s Memory Wall, Yiyun Li’s Gold Boy, Emerald Girl, and Suzanne Rivecca’s Death Is Not an Option were strong contenders with clear, singular voices—if it’s […]


Story Prize Finalist (2010) – Memory Wall

(One month ago today, Like Fire reported that “The Story Prize has announced its finalists for 2010, and as usual it’s a diverse trio …”) The epigraph of this Story Prize finalist is drawn from the beginning of My Last Sigh, the conversational “semiautobiography” of acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel: You have to begin to […]