The longlist for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award has just come out, and here at FWR, we’re thrilled to have featured many of the writers on it in interviews, reviews, and essays, including:
- Anthony Doerr, for Memory Wall
- Danielle Evans, for Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self
- Siobhan Fallon, for You Know When the Men Are Gone
- Alan Heathcock, for Volt
- Valerie Laken, for Separate Kingdoms
- Yiyun Li, for Golden Boy, Emerald Girl
Offered by the Munster Literature Centre, the 35,000-euro prize is the largest for a short story collection. The shortlist will be announced in July. In the meantime, click through above to learn more about the authors on the longlist and select your favorites!