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The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners (Paperback)

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By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Editor), Jenny Minton Quigley (Series edited by)
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The prestigious annual story anthology now has a new title, a new package, and a new guest editor format to reinvigorate it as it enters its second century. AN ANCHOR BOOKS ORIGINAL.

The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners--continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence--contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen by guest editor Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year. Chimamanda has brought her own refreshing perspective to the prize, selecting an impressively diverse array of stories by an engaging mix of celebrated names and young emerging voices. The winning stories are accompanied by an introduction by Chimamanda, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines that publish short fiction.

About the Author

CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE grew up in Nigeria. Her work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared in many publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, and Zoetrope. She is the author of the novels Purple Hibiscus (winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award); Half of a Yellow Sun (recipient of the Women's Prize for Fiction "Winner of Winners" award), Americanah (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award), the story collection The Thing Around Your Neck, and the essays We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele, both national bestsellers. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.

JENNY MINTON QUIGLEY is the author of a memoir, The Early Birds, and editor of the anthology Lolita in the Afterlife. Prior to writing full-time, she was a book editor at several Random House imprints. She lives in West Hartford, Connecticut, with her husband and sons.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593311257
ISBN-10: 0593311256
Publisher: Anchor
Publication Date: September 14th, 2021
Pages: 400
Language: English