Precio Frank O'Connor Short Story Award

The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award is an international literary award presented for the best short story collection. At €35,000 it claims to be the world's richest prize for a short story collection.[1] Each year, roughly sixty books are longlisted, with either four or six books shortlisted, the ultimate decision made by three judges.

 

Selección2012

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2012

de Nathan Englander

These eight new stories from the celebrated novelist and short-story writer Nathan Englander display a gifted young author grappling with the great questions of modern life, with a command of language and the...


Selección2011

Saints and Sinners: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2011

de Edna O'Brien

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...


Selección2010

Burning Bright: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2010

de Ron Rash

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Ron Rash is "a storyteller of the highest rank" (Jeffrey Lent) and has won comparisons to John Steinbeck, Cormac McCarthy, and Gabriel García Márquez. It...


Selección2009

Love Begins in Winter

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2009

de Simon Van Booy

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...


Selección2008

Unaccustomed Earth: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2008

de Jhumpa Lahiri

These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds...


Selección2007

No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2007

de Miranda July

“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...


Selección2006

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

Kiriyama Prize for Fiction 2007, Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2006

de Haruki Murakami

From the bestselling author of Kafka on the Shore and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle comes this superb collection of twenty-four stories that generously expresses Murakami’s mastery of the form. From the surreal...


Selección2005

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers: Stories

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2006, Guardian First Book Award 2006, Frank O'Connor Short Story Award 2005

de Yiyun Li

Brilliant and original, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers introduces a remarkable new writer whose breathtaking stories are set in China and among Chinese Americans in the United States. In this rich, astonishing...