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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015 - Winning Stories

"Finding Billy White Feather"
Percival Everett
Virginia Quarterly Review

"The Seals"
Lydia Davis
The Paris Review

"Kilifi Creek"
Lionel Shriver
The New Yorker

"The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA"
Manuel Muñoz
Glimmer Train

"A Permanent Member of the Family"
Russell Banks

"A Ride Out of Phrao"
Dina Nayeri
Alaska Quarterly Review
Juror Favorite: Tessa Hadley

Emily Ruskovich
One Story

"The Upside-Down World"
Becky Hagenston

"The Way Things Are Going"
Lynn Freed

"The History of Happiness"
Brenda Peynado
Cimarron Review

"The Kingsley Drive Chorus"
Naira Kuzmich

"Word of Mouth"
Emma Törzs
The Threepenny Review

Christopher Merkner
Juror Favorite: Michael Parker

"My Grandmother Tells Me This Story"
Molly Antopol

"The Golden Rule"
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
Fifth Wednesday Journal

"About My Aunt"
Joan Silber
Tin House

"Ba Baboon"
Thomas Pierce
The New Yorker

"Snow Blind"
Elizabeth Strout
Virginia Quarterly Review

"I, Buffalo"
Vauhini Vara
Tin House

"Birdsong from the Radio"
Elizabeth McCracken
Zoetrope: All-Story
Juror Favorite: Kristen Iskandrian