Frank O'Connor Short Story Award

The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award is an international literary award presented for the best short story collection. At €35,000 it claims to be the world's richest prize for a short story collection.[1] Each year, roughly sixty books are longlisted, with either four or six books shortlisted, the ultimate decision made by three judges.

 

2010 selection

Burning Bright: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2010

by Ron Rash HarperCollins e-books (March 09, 2010)

“A gorgeous, brutal writer.”

—Richard Price, New York Times bestselling author of Lush Life and Clockers

 

In Burning Bright, Pen/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Serena, Ron Rash,...


2009 selection

Love Begins in Winter

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2009

by Simon Van Booy HarperCollins e-books (May 12, 2009)

On the verge of giving up—anchored to dreams that never came true and to people who have long since disappeared from their lives—Van Booy's characters walk the streets of these stark and beautiful stories...