The 2006 Story Prize
STORY COLLECTIONS by short-story practitioners Rick Bass, Mary Gordon and George Saunders have been shortlisted for the 2006 Story Prize, a prize awarded to the year’s most outstanding collection of short stories published in the U.S., it was announced on January 11, 2007. Bass was shortlisted for The Lives of Rocks (2006), Gordon for The Stories of Mary Gordon (2006) and Saunders for In Persuasion Nation (2006). The winner will be announced on February 28, 2007. The winner of the 2005 Story Prize was Patrick O’Keeffe for The Hill Road (2005). The inaugural winner in 2004 was Edwidge Danticat for The Dew Breaker (2004).
The winner will be announced on February 28, 2007