Saturday, 10 July 2010


Five American writers and the wonderful English writer David Constantine have made the shortlist for the 2010 Frank O'Connor Short Story Award. Huge congrats to all; three are début authors. The shortlisted books and authors are:

1. If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This (Picador UK, 2010) by Robin Black

2. Mattaponi Queen (Graywolf Press, 2010) by Belle Boggs

3.Wild Child (Bloomsbury, 2010) by TC Boyle

4.The Shieling (Comma Press, 2009) by David Constantine

5.Burning Bright (HarperCollins, 2010) by Ron Rash

6. What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us (Dzanc Books, 2009) by Laura van den Berg

More at Munster Lit here and The Guardian  here.

1 comment:

Lynn said...

The book collection looks fascinating. Thanks for the list.

Author of You Want Me to Do WHAT? Journaling for Caregivers