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Heads of the Colored People

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2018

by Nafissa Thompson-Spires Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2018)

*Winner of the PEN Open Book Award*

*Winner of the Whiting Award*

*Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award and Aspen Words Literary Prize*

*Nominated for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize*

*Finalist for...


Counternarratives

Republic of Consciousness Prize 2017

by John Keene Fitzcarraldo Editions (April 06, 2016)

Ranging from the seventeenth century to our current moment, and crossing multiple continents, Counternarratives' stories and novellas draw upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, interrogation transcripts,...


Debris

Trillium Book Award 2015

by Kevin Hardcastle Biblioasis (September 29, 2015)

Winner of the 2016 Trillium Book Award

Finalist for the 2016 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize

Nominated for the 2015 Danuta Gleed Literary Award

One of Quill & Quire’s Books of the Year, 2015

One of 49th Shelf's Books...


Bobcat and Other Stories

Believer Book Award 2013

by Rebecca Lee Algonquin Books (June 11, 2013)

"Wise and funny . . . [A] near-perfect collection."

—Entertainment Weekly

Rebecca Lee, one of our most gifted and original short story writers, guides readers into a range of landscapes, both foreign and domestic,...


Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club

PEN/Faulkner Award 2013

by Benjamin Alire Saenz Cinco Puntos Press (October 30, 2012)

Sometimes the border is a mirror, sometimes an escape, and sometimes it’s just the bridge you cross to go home.


The Beautiful Indifference

Portico Prize for Fiction 2012

by Sarah Hall Harper Perennial (January 29, 2013)

Winner of the Portico Prize

Winner of the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize

Short-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Sarah Hall has been hailed as "one of the most significant and...


Saints and Sinners: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2011

by Edna O'Brien Back Bay Books (May 09, 2011)

With her inimitable gift for describing the workings of the heart and mind, Edna O'Brien introduces us to a vivid new cast of restless, searching people who-whether in the Irish countryside or London or New...


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,...


Memory Wall

Story Prize 2010

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (July 13, 2010)

In the wise and beautiful second collection from the acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of All the Light We Cannot See, "Doerr writes about the big questions, the imponderables,...


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...


No One Belongs Here More Than You

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2007

by Miranda July Scribner (May 15, 2007)

“These delightful stories do that essential-but-rare story thing: they surprise. They skip past the quotidian, the merely real, to the essential, and do so with a spirit of tenderness and wonder that is wholly...


Brief Encounters with Che Guevara

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2007

by Ben Fountain HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The well-intentioned protagonists of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara are caught -- to both disastrous and hilarious effect -- in the maelstrom of political and social upheaval surrounding them. In "Near-Extinct...


Voluntary Committal

World Fantasy Award for Best Novella 2006

by Joe Hill William Morrow (February 03, 2009)

From the New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Horns comes this e-short story—from Joe Hill’s award-winning collection 20th Century Ghosts.

Imogene is young and beautiful. She kisses like a movie...


The Shell Collector

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2003

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (February 01, 2002)

The "perilously beautiful" (Boston Globe) first story collection by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All The Light We Cannot See.

The exquisitely crafted stories...


Poachers

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Short Story 1999

by Tom Franklin HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

In ten stunning and bleak tales set in the woodlands, swamps and chemical plants along the Alabama River, Tom Franklin stakes his claim as a fresh, original Southern voice. His lyric, deceptively simple prose...


Lost in the City

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 1993

by Edward P. Jones HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“Original and arresting….[Jones’s] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers.”

Washington Post

 “These 14 stories of African-American life…affirm humanity as only good...