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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936787630
Publisher: Catapult
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Larry Dark has been the director of The Story Prize since its inception in 2004. Before that, he served as series editor for six volumes of The O. Henry Prize Stories (1997–2002) and compiled, edited, and introduced four other anthologies: Literary Outtakes, The Literary Ghost, The Literary Lover, and The Literary Traveler.

Table of Contents


Larry Dark, Director, The Story Prize

Edwidge Danticat

“The Book of Miracles”

from The Dew Breaker

Patrick O’Keeffe

“The Postman’s Cottage”

from The Hill Road

Mary Gordon

“My Podiatrist Tells Me a Story About a Boy and a Dog”

from The Stories of Mary Gordon

Jim Shepard

“The Zero Meter Diving Team”

from Like You’d Understand, Anyway

Tobias Wolff

“Bullet in the Brain”

from Our Story Begins

Daniyal Mueenuddin


from In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

Anthony Doerr

“Memory Wall”

from Memory Wall

Steven Millhauser


from We Others

Claire Vaye Watkins

“Ghosts, Cowboys”

from Battleborn

George Saunders

“Tenth of December”

from Tenth of December

Elizabeth McCracken

“Something Amazing”

from Thunderstruck & Other Stories

Adam Johnson


from Fortune Smiles

Rick Bass

“How She Remembers It”

from For a Little While: New and Selected Stories

Elizabeth Strout

“The Sign”

from Anything Is Possible


About the Authors

About The Story Prize

Winners, Finalists, and Judges of The Story Prize (2004–2018)