PATRICK O'KEEFFE's THE HILL ROAD WINS THE 2005 STORY PRIZE for SHORT FICTION
HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS to Patrick O’Keeffe for winning the 2005 Story Prize for Short Fiction for The Hill Road (2005), his first collection of four long stories/novellas set in the fictional Irish dairy-farming village of Kilroan. The prize was won in 2004 by Edwidge Danticat for The Dew Breaker (2004).
O’KEEFFE Patrick [1963-] Short-story writer. Born in County Limerick, Ireland. STORIES The Hill Road (2005: winner of the 2005 Story Prize for Short Fiction)
DANTICAT Edwidge [1969-] Novelist. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. NOVELS The Farming of Bones (1998); Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994) STORIES The Dew Breaker (2004: winner of the 2005 Story Prize for Short Fiction; shortlisted for the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and the 2005 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction); The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Stories (1997); Krik? Krak! (1995) NONFICTION The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Diaspora in the United States (2001) TRAVEL After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (2002) JUVENILE Behind the Mountains (2002)