Wednesday, April 19, 2006

2006 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Prize: Longlist

THE LONGLIST for the 2006 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize has been announced. The shortlist will be announced in July 2006 and the award will be presented during the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Festival in September 2006. Last year Yiyun Li received the inaugural prize for her début collection of short stories, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2005).

A Life Elsewhere / Segun Afolabi
The Young Apollo and Other Stories / Louis Auchincloss
Untold Stories / Alan Bennett
Invisible Islands / Angus Peter Campbell
Skinny Dipping in the Lake of the Dead / Alan DeNiro
Touchy Subjects / Emma Donoghue
Twilight of the Superheroes / Deborah Eisenberg
The Good Works of Ayela Linde / Charlotte Forbes
I Could Ride All Day in My Cool Blue Train / Peter Hobbs
Joyce’s Pupil / Drago Jancar
Year of Fire / David H. Lynn
Matters of Life & Death / Bernard MacLaverty
The Unfinished Novel & Other Stories / Valerie Martin
Gallatin Canyon / Thomas McGuane
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman / Haruki Murakami (trans. from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel and Jay Rubin)
To The World of Men Welcome / Nuala Ní ChonChúir
Notes from A Turkish Whorehouse / Philip Ó Ceallaigh
Between Here and the Yellow Sea / Nic Pizzolatto
The Unsettling / Peter Rock
The First Hurt / Rachel Sherman
Constitutional / Helen Simpson
Drowning in Gruel / George Singleton
In Strange Gardens and Other Stories / Peter Stamm (trans. from the German by Michael Hofmann)
Is This the Way You Said / Adam Thorpe
The Darkness of Wallis Simpson / Rose Tremain
The Royal Ghosts / Samrat Upadhyay
No Paradiso / William Wall
The Magician's Beautiful Assistant and Other Stories / Rachel Wyatt
Kafka in Bronteland and Other Stories / Tamar Yellin


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