Short List for O’Connor Award

July 20, 2006

Short List for the O’Connor Award
The year old Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award announced it short list of short story collections. The winner will received 35,000 Euros. The list includes Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse by Philip O Ceallaigh, The First Hurt by Rachel Sherman, The Darkness of Wallis Simpson by Rose Tremain, Blind Willow Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami , Arresting God in Kathmandu by Samrat Upadhyay, and In Strange Gardens and Other Stories by Peter Stamm. The award will be announced in September at the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Festival. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li won last year.

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