Yiyun Li Shortlisted for The Frank O’Connor Short Story Award

• Jul 18, 2011 • No Comments • Tags: ,

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.

http://www.frankoconnor-shortstory-award.net/

READ AN EXTRACT FROM ‘GOLD BOY EMERALD GIRL’

 

 

 

 

 

 

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