About Selected Stories from the O. Henry Prize Stories 2002
Established early in the last century as a memorial to O. Henry, this annual collection has consistently offered a remarkable sampling of contemporary short stories. Each year stories are chosen from large and small literary magazines and a panel of distinguished writers is enlisted to award the top prizes. The result is a superb collection of inventive, full-bodied stories representing the very best in American and Canadian fiction. Stories included are: The Ceiling by Kevin Brockmeier Scordatura by Mark Ray Lewis The Butcher’s Wife by Louise Erdrich Do Not Disturb by A. M. Homes Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan Charity by Richard Ford Good Old Neon by David Foster Wallace The O. Henry Prize Stories 2002 is available in print from Anchor Books.