Poetry Madness
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | April 3, 2015

    David Shields and Elizabeth Cooperman: IMG 50 Books of Literary Collage



    We cowrote and coedited Life Is Short — Art Is Shorter: In Praise of Brevity. We're interested in brief prose (short-shorts and mini-essays),... Continue »
    1. $13.27 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011: The Best Stories of the Year

by

PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011: The Best Stories of the Year Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011 contains twenty unforgettable stories selected from hundreds of literary magazines. The winning tales take place in such far-flung locales as Madagascar, Nantucket, a Midwestern meth lab, Antarctica, and a post-apocalyptic England, and feature a fascinating array of characters: aging jazzmen, avalanche researchers, a South African wild child, and a mute actor in silent films. Also included are essays from the eminent jurors on their favorite stories, observations from the winners on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines.

Your Fate Hurtles Down at You

Jim Shepard

Diary of an Interesting Year

Helen Simpson

Melinda

Judy Doenges

Nightblooming

Kenneth Calhoun

The Restoration of the Villa Where Tibor Kálmán Once Lived

Tamas Dobozy

Ice

Lily Tuck

How to Leave Hialeah

Jennine Capó Crucet

The Junction

David Means

Pole, Pole

Susan Minot

Alamo Plaza

Brad Watson

The Black Square

Chris Adrian

Nothing of Consequence

Jane Delury

The Rules Are the Rules

Adam Foulds

The Vanishing American

Leslie Parry

Crossing

Mark Slouka

Bed Death

Lori Ostlund

Windeye

Brian Evenson

Sunshine

Lynn Freed

Never Come Back

Elizabeth Tallent

Something You Can’t Live Without

Matthew Neill Null

For author interviews, photos, and more, go to www.ohenryprizestories.com

A portion of the proceeds from this book will go to support the PEN Readers & Writers Literary Outreach Program.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Laura Furman, series editor of The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories since 2003, is the winner of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts for her fiction. The author of seven books, includingher recent story collection The Mother Who Stayed, she taught writing for many years at the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Central Texas.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307805942
Subtitle:
The Best Stories of the Year
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication Date:
20110914
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
432

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General

PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011: The Best Stories of the Year
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 432 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307805942 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.