Story Prize finalists announced

This morning Larry Dark announced the finalists for this year’s Story Prize. They include:

Sunstroke and Other Stories by Tessa Hadley

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures by Vincent Lam

Like You’d Understand, Anyway, by Jim Shepard, who just read for One Story last Friday! Go here to listen to the reading.

The finalists were selected from 78 short story collections submitted by publishers this past year. The judges will be: David Gates, Patricia Groh, and Megahn O’Rourke. The winner gets $20,000, AND a silver bowl with their name on it. Runners up get a consoling $5,000 each. The winner will be announced on February 27th!

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  1. I read Bloodletting last week–the cover drew me in and it won another prize, but it was pretty disappointing. I thought it was b-o-r-i-n-g. Did anyone else read the book?

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