“Protection” from Issue 09 wins O. Henry Prize 2017

O. Henry Prize
We are thrilled to announce that Paola Peroni’s story “Protection” from Issue 09 has been selected for the O. Henry Prize for 2017. An anthology of the winning stories, edited by Laura Furman, will be released this September from Anchor. Check out the full list of winners below, or read more on LitHub.

Read “Protection” here. Congratulations to Paola and all the winners!

 

“Too Good To Be True” by Michelle HunevenHarper’s

“Something for a Young Woman” by Genevieve PlunkettNew England Review

“The Buddhist” by Alan RossiGranta

“Garments” by Tahmima Anam, Freeman’s

Protection” by Paola PeroniThe Common

“Night Garden” by Shruti SwamyPrairie Schooner

“A Cruelty” by Kevin BarryFive Points

“Floating Garden” by Mary La ChapelleSalamander

“The Trusted Traveler” by Joseph O’NeillHarper’s

“Blue Dot” by Keith EisnerSalamander

“Lion” by Wil WeitzelPrairie Schooner

“Paddle to Canada” by Heather MonleyZyzzyva

“A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness” by Jai ChakrabartiA Public Space

“The Bride and the Street Party” by Kate CayleyPrism

“Secret Lives of the Detainees” by Amit MajmudarKenyon Review

“Glory” by Lesley Nneka ArimahHarper’s

“Mercedes Benz” by Martha CooleyA Public Space

“The Reason Is Because” by Manuel MuñozAmerican Short Fiction

“The Family Whistle” by Gerard WoodwardZoetrope

“Buttony” by Fiona McFarlaneThe New Yorker

 

“Protection” from Issue 09 wins O. Henry Prize 2017

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