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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018

Author: Laura Furman; Fiona McFarlane; Otessa Moshfegh; Elizabeth Tallent
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The O. Henry Prize stories 2018 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O. Henry Prize Stories 2018.
New York : Anchor Books, [2018]
(OCoLC)1049804185
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Furman; Fiona McFarlane; Otessa Moshfegh; Elizabeth Tallent
ISBN: 9780525436591 0525436596
OCLC Number: 1050871878
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 393 pages)
Contents: The tomb of wrestling / Jo Ann Beard, Tin House --
Counterblast / Marjorie Celona, The Southern Review --
Nayla / Youmna Chlala, Prairie Schooner --
Lucky Dragon / Viet Dinh, Ploughshares --
Stop 'n' go / Michael Parker, New England Review --
Past perfect continuous / Dounia Choukri, Chicago Quarterly Review --
Inversion of Marcia / Thomas Bolt, n+1 --
Nights in Logar / Jamil Jan Kochai, A Public Space --
How we eat / Mark Jude Poirier, Epoch --
Deaf and blind / Lara Vapnyar, The New Yorker --
Why were they throwing bricks? / Jenny Zhang, n+1 --
An amount of discretion / Lauren Alwan, The Southern Review --
Queen Elizabeth / Brad Felver, One Story --
The stamp collector / Dave King, Fence --
More or less like a man / Michael Powers, The Threepenny Review --
The Earth, thy great exchequer, ready lies / Jo Lloyd, Zoetrope --
Up here / Tristan Hughes, Ploughshares --
The houses that are left behind / Brenda Walker, Kenyon Review --
We keep them anyway / Stephanie A. Vega, The Threepenny Review --
Solstice / Anne Enright, The New Yorker --
Reading the O. Henry Prize Stories 2018: the jurors on their favorites --
Writing the O. Henry Prize Stories: the writers on their work.
Responsibility: chosen and with an introduction by Laura Furman ; with essays by jurors Fiona McFarlane. Otessa Moshfegh, Elizabeth Tallent on the stories they admire most.

Abstract:

The O. Henry Prize stories 2018 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year.

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018 contains twenty breathtaking stories--by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers--selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The collection includes essays by the three eminent 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.

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