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Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize: Shortlist

2006 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize: Shortlist

THE SHORTLIST for the 2006 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize, the world’s richest short-story prize, has been announced. The winner will be announced and presented during the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Festival on September 24, 2006. Last year Yiyun Li received the inaugural prize for her début collection of short stories, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2005).
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The First Hurt (2006) / Rachel Sherman
In Strange Gardens and Other Stories (2006) / Peter Stamm (trans. from the German by Michael Hofmann)
The Darkness of Wallis Simpson (2005) / Rose Tremain
The Royal Ghosts (2006) / Samrat Upadhyay
Bibliography
BOYD William [1952-] Novelist, short-story writer. Born in Accra, Ghana. Novels Restless (2006); Any Human Heart: The Intimate Journals of Logan Montstuart (2002); Nat Tate: An American Artist 1928-1960 (1998); Armadillo (1998); The Blue Afternoon (1993: winner of the 1993 Sunday Express Book of the Year Award and the 1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction); Brazzaville Beach (1990: winner of the 1990 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the 1991 McVitie’s Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year); The New Confessions (1987); School Ties (1985); Stars and Bars (1984); An Ice-Cream War (1982: winner of the 1982 Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize; shortlisted for the 1982 Booker Prize for Fiction); A Good Man in Africa (1981: winner of the 1982 Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the 1981 Whitbread First Novel Award and the 1982 Somerset Maugham Award; shortlisted for the 1982 Booker Prize for Fiction) StoriesFascination (2004); On the Yankee Station and Other Stories (1981); The Destiny of Natalie ‘X’ and Other Stories (1995) Nonfiction Bamboo (2005)

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