Short Stories: Frank O’Connor Award 2017-08-09T15:10:39+00:00

Discontinued in 2016: more information here. 

2015
Carys Davies The Redemption of Galen Pike (W)

Karen Bender Refund
Tony Earley Mr. Tall
Kirsty Gunn Infidelities
Thomas McGuane Crow Fair
Alejandro Zambra My Documents

2014
Colin Barrett Young Skins (W)

Laura van den Berg The Isle of Youth
A. L. Kennedy All the Rage
Phil Klay Redeployment
Ben Marcus Leaving the Sea
Lorrie Moore Bark

2013
David Constantin Tea at the Midland and Other Stories (W)

Tamas Dobozy Siege 13
Deborah Levy Black Vodka
Joyce Carol Oates Black Dahlia & White Rose
Peter Stamm We’re Flying
Claire Vaye Watkins Battleborn

2012
Nathan Englander What We Talk about When We Walk about Anne Frank (W)

Kevin Barry Dark Lies the Island
Fiona Kidman The Trouble with Fire
Sarah Hall The Beautiful Indifference
Etgar Keret Suddenly a Knock on the Door
Lucia Perillo Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain

2011
Edna O’Brien Saints and Sinners (W)

Yiyun Li, Gold Boy Emerald Girl
Alexander MacLeod Light Lifting
Suzanne Rivecca Death is Not an Option
Colm Tóibín The Empty Family
Valerie Trueblood Marry or Burn

2010
Ron Rash Burning Bright (W)

T. C. Boyle Wild Child
David Constantine The Shieling
Robin Black If I Love You I Would Tell You This
Belle Boggs Mattaponi Queen
Laura van den Berg What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us

2009
Simon Van Booy Love Begins in Winter (W)

Petina Gappah An Elegy for Easterly
Wells Tower Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned
Shih-Li Kow Ripples and Other Stories
Philip Ó Ceallaigh The Pleasant Light of Day
Charlotte Grimshaw Singularity

2008
Jhumpa Lahiri Unaccustomed Earth (W)

(No shortlist issued.)

2007
✔Miranda July No One Belongs Here More Than You (W)

Simon Robson The Separate Heart and Other Stories
Olaf Olafsson Valentines
Etger Keret Missing Kissinger
Manuel Muñoz The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue
Charlotte Grimshaw Opportunity

2006
Haruki Murakami Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (W)

Rachel Sherman The First Hurt
Samrat Upadhyay  The Royal Ghosts
Rose Tremain The Darkness of Wallis Simpson
Philip Ó Ceallaigh Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse
Peter Stamm In Strange Gardens and Other Stories

2005
Yiyun Li A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (W)

✔David Bezmozgis Natasha and Other Stories
Alice Hoffman Blackbird House
Bret Anthony Johnston Corpus Christi
Tim Winton The Turning
David Means The Secret Goldfish