NEW YORK (AP) – Short-story collections by Zadie Smith, Edwidge Danticat and Kali Fajardo-Anstine are finalists for the Story Prize, a $20,000 award for outstanding short fiction.
Story Prize officials announced the nominees Thursday. Danticat, who in 2005 was the inaugural Story Prize winner for â€œThe Dew Breaker,” was cited Thursday for â€œEverything Inside,â€ Smith for â€œGrand Unionâ€ and Fajardo-Anstine for â€œSabrina & Corina.â€
The winner will be announced Feb. 26. Previous winners besides Danticat include Lauren Groff, George Saunders and Anthony Doerr.