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Author Jim Shepard wins Story Prize for short fiction

Author Jim Shepard wins Story Prize for short fiction

Jim Shepard's "Like You'd Understand, Anyway," a collection of short fiction focusing on everyday lives from ancient Rome to today's Texas, has won the fourth annual Story Prize, a $20,000 (about euro13,290) award.
The finalists, each of whom received $5,000 (about euro3,320), were Tessa Hadley's "Sunstroke and Other Stories" and Vincent Lam's "Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures."
The award, announced Wednesday night, is given for "an outstanding work of short fiction." Previous winners include "The Stories of Mary Gordon" and Edwidge Danticat's "The Dew Breaker."


Updated : 2021-07-28 03:54 GMT+08:00