Christos Ikonomou among the winners of the 2022 O. Henry Prize for Short Fiction, the oldest major prize for short fiction in America!

We are thrilled to share that Christos Ikonomou is one of the winners of the 2022 O. Henry Prize for Short Fiction, the oldest major prize for short fiction in America which is awarded annually since 1919!

The illustrious list for 2022 includes Nobel laureate, Olga Tokarczuk, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Lorrie Moore, Daniel Mason, and Alejandro Zambra, among others!

The winning stories were edited by Valeria Luiselli and will be included in an annual story anthology which will be published in September by Anchor Books /Penguin Random House.

You can find out more about the anthology below:

The Best Short Stories 2022
THE O. HENRY PRIZE WINNERS
Edited by Valeria Luiselli
Series edited by Jenny Minton Quigley

The prestigious annual story anthology includes prize-winning stories by Chimamry Prize Storiesanda Ngozi Adichie, Lorrie Moore, Olga Tokarczuk, Joseph O’Neill, and Samanta Schweblin.

The Best Short Stories 2022: The O. Henry Prize Winners—continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence—contains twenty prizewinning stories chosen from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year. Guest editor Valeria Luiselli has brought her own refreshing perspective to the prize, selecting stories by an engaging mix of celebrated names and emerging voices and including stories in translation from Bengali, Greek, Hebrew, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, and Spanish. The winning stories are accompanied by an introduction by Luiselli, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines that publish short fiction.

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