Tag Archives: The Story Prize

The Story Prize Finalists Announced

The Story Prize has announced its finalists for 2010, and as usual it’s a diverse trio: Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li Death Is Not an Option by Suzanne Rivecca Judges this year are bookseller Marie du Vaure, Granta Editor John Freeman, and author Jayne Anne Phillips. The Story […]


May is Short Story Month

In case you’ve been wondering where to channel your literary energies now that April is over, take heart: May is Short Story Month. And while it may not have reached the level of community outreach that Poetry Month has hit after 15 years, don’t worry… we’ve got people on it. The short story isn’t exactly […]


Springtime and The Story Prize Awards




Two of my favorite matches have posted their short lists: For The Story Prize, three finalists—all, as it turns out, debut collections: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin Drift by Victoria Patterson Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower This year’s judges are author A.M. Homes, critic/blogger Carolyn Kellogg, and librarian Bill Kelly. […]