Fantastic news! GOLD BOY, EMERALD GIRL by Yiyun Li has been shortlisted for the prestigious FRANK O’CONNOR INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD, the world’s largest short story award.
The shortlist is as follows:
GOLD BOY, EMERALD GIRL by Yiyun Li
LIGHT LIFTING by Alexander MacLeod
SAINTS AND SINNERS by Edna O’Brien
DEATH IS NOT AN OPTION by Suzanne Rivecca
THE EMPTY FAMILY by Colm Toibin
MARRY OR BURN by Valerie Trueblood
The winner will be announced at the culmination of the Cork International Short Story Festival on Sunday, 18 September.
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